Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Logical Reasoning IME 405 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 AYŞE ZEYNEP AZAK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Emine Nur BİLGİÇ

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Make prospective teachers have knowledge about making deductions, defending the validity of propositions, making generalizations, configuring strategies using logical patterns and make them use logical reasoning processes effectively and aright.

Course Content

Defending the accuracy and validity of deductions, offering legitimate generalizations and deductions; using and explaining mathematical patterns and relations while analysing a mathematical situation; making estimations about the results of operations and measurements by using strategies like rounding off, grouping proper numbers, using first and last digits or by using their own strategies; making estimations regarding a reference point related to measurement.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows about deduction and reasoning processes. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
2 Makes generalizations through different thinking processes. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
3 Analyses a mathematical situation by using and explaining patterns and relationships. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
4 Makes estimations about the results of operations and measurements by rounding offs. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
5 Makes estimations about the results of operations and measurements by grouping proper numbers. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
6 Makes estimations about the results of operations and measurements by using the first and last digits Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
7 Makes estimations about the results of operations and measurements by using his/her own strategies. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
8 Makes estimations regarding a reference point related to measurement. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing,
9 Offers a micro teaching instructional design about logical reasoning process in middle school mathematics. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic concepts of reasoning and types of reasoning.
2 Defend the truth and validity of the implications.
3 Making sensible generalizations and making inferences
4 The role of patterns and relationships in reasoning
5 Strategies used in reasoning.
6 Making assumptions
7 Inductive reasoning.
8 Deductive reasoning.
9 Midterm
10 Defective reasoning.
11 Analogy.
12 Understanding and interpreting students’ reasoning about the subjects
13 Examining of students’ difficulties and mistakes related to the concepts
14 Relating the subjects in this course with daily life and other courses.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Matematik Yaramazdır-Akıl Yürütme, Mantık ve Matematik, Ahmet Doğan, Bilim ve Gelecek Kitaplığı

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4
5 X
6 X
7
8
9
10
11
12
13 X
14 X
15 X
16 X
17
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
2. Ara 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