Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Brain Based Learning Theory ILF 520 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ŞENOL BEŞOLUK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Ast. Eda Demirhan
Course Category Other
Course Objective Brain is the center of the human mentality, motivation and learning. According to brain based learning theory, learning is formed as a result of physical stimulations. Although all learning strategies come true in mind, brain based learning contains brain rules accepting meaningful learning. And Teaching must organize with these rules in our mind.
Course Content The anatomy of brain, Brain structure and functions, The physiology of brain, Brain and learning, Brain information processing, Neuron evolution in children, What is brain based-learning?, Brain based-learning’s principles, Brain based-learning’s stages, Learning and bear in mind, The role of emotions in learning, Stress and pressure to learn how the effects, Thinking skills and learning, How effective learning can take place.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains brain based learning theory and brain based-learning’s stages, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Plans science lesson suitable for brain-based learning, Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains brain structure and functions, Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
4 Evaluate the affects of stress and fear on learning Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Explain brain information processing, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
6 Relate the brain development and education of children. Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The anatomy of brain
2 Brain structure and functions
3 The physiology of brain
4 Brain and learning
5 Brain information processing
6 Neuron evolution in children
7 What is brain based-learning?
8 Midterm
9 Brain based-learning’s principles and stages
10 Learning and bear in mind
11 The role of emotions in learning
12 Stress and pressure to learn how the effects
13 Thinking skills and learning
14 How effective learning can take place
Course Notes
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6