Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Problem Solving In Mathematics IME 407 7 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ERCAN MASAL
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Büşra ÇAYLAN

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The use of problem-solving in mathematics teaching and be able to prepare rich learning environments with problem-based learning

Course Content

Problem and problem solving, types of the problems, the importance of teaching problem solving, recent developments in problem solving, mathematical problem solving strategies and the importance of multiple representations in problem solving; problem examples that can be solved with different problem solving strategies, evaluation of problem solving; definition, process, properties and importance of problem posing, problem posing classifications, problem posing strategies, making different problem setting exercises; problem solving in secondary school mathematics curriculum and textbooks; evaluation of problem posing.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students will learn different approaches towards problem solving. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
2 Students will know the types of problem and strategies of problem solving Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
3 Students will design different lesson design towards different learning areas with problem based learning Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
4 Students will learn alternative evaluation systems through problem solving and posing Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
5 Students will know problem posing processes and be able to use in their teaching Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is the problem and problem solving? How should a good problem be?
2 The importance of problem solving in the current mathematics education curriculum and examination the learning outcome of problem solving and posing.
3 The aims of using problem solving in mathematics education according to historical developments of problem solving and types of problem.
4 Non- routine problems and types of problems
5 The examination of problems can be solved working backwards
6 The examination of problems can be solved setting equations
7 The examination of problems that can be solved finding a pattern and the examination of impact algebraic thinking of the patterns
8 The examination of problems can be solved solving a simpler analogous problem
9 Midterm
10 The examination of problems can be solved adopting a different point of view and making a drawing.
11 According to the changing paradigm, the importance of problem based learning.
12 The problems associated with learning outcomes towards exploring concepts at problem based learning
13 The application of the problems associated with learning outcomes towards exploring concepts at problem based learning
14 Solution of mixed problems
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Matematiksel Sıradışı Problem Çözme Stratejileri ve Örnekleri, Yeliz Yazgan Çiğdem Arslan,  Pegem Yayınevi

Matematikte Problem Çözme 3-6. Sınıflar İçin Kavramayı Derinleştirecek Güçlü Stratejiler, Alfred S. Posamentier-Stephen Krulik,   Pegem Akademi Yayıncılık

Gerçekçi Matematik Eğitimi, Ali Özkaya-Gökhan Aksu, Maya Akademi

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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 83
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.32
dersAKTSKredisi 3