Popular Science (HUM203) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Popular Science HUM203 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Field Trip.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Hacer Erar
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Students, • What is popular science? • What is theplace in theeducationsystem? • Who is thetarget of popular science? • Is there a contributiontothedevelopment of scienceandtothefuture of societies? • Whatdoesscientificthinkingmean? To make them have information.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognize scientists who are the milestones of science history.
  • A device used in everyday life has information about the past, present and future.
  • Improve presentation preparation skills.
  • Improve poster preparation skills.
Course Content Popular science description; the life of scientists; history of science and technology; visit to museums; poster preparation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introducing the course Determination of presentation issues
2 Introducing what is popular science Experiencing a scientific concept of "being told in a way that everyone understands". Scientificconceptsto be explainedbystudents
3 Giving information about scientific thinking style Prepare the presentation
4 Brief summary of history of science and technology Prepare the presentation
5 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
6 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
7 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
8 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
9 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
10 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
11 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
12 Student presentations Prepare the presentation
13 MTA Natural Historyor RMK ScienceandTechnologyMuseumExcursion Trip program is done
14 Poster preparation techniques are explained Prepare the presentation
15 Poster Exhibition The hall is set Poster is prepared Announcement is made
16 Missing completes

Sources

Course Book 1. Kudret Emiroğlu, Gündelik Hayatımızın Tarihi, İş Kültür Yayınları
2. Bruno Nardini, Leonardo Da Vinci - Bir Ustanın Portresi, Can Yayınları.
3. Gale E. Christianson, Isaac Newton, TÜBİTAK Yayınları.
4. WalterIsaacson, Einstein-Yaşamı ve Evreni, Delidolu Yayınevi.
5. Marc J. Seifer, Bir Dahinin Biyografisi, Nikola Tesla, Geoturka Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 15
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 5
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 2 40
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 15
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 25
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship 1 3 3
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 2 2 4
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 61