GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
NEW APPROACHES IN PHYSICS INSTRUCTION/4420003
Course Title: NEW APPROACHES IN PHYSICS INSTRUCTION
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Musa SARI
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/msari
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  msari@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Learn the science process skills.
Learn the Constructivist Approach and implement it into teaching-learning environment.
Comprehend the learning theories.
Know the laboratory approaches used in physics teaching.
Learn 3E, 5E and 7E learning models and implement them into teaching-learning environment.
Learn the conceptual change texts.



 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  This course is associated with the field training course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Science Teaching in the process of historical development
2. Week  Science Process Skills
3. Week  Science Process Skills
4. Week  Scientific Attitudes and Constructivism
5. Week  Scientific Attitudes and Constructivism
6. Week  Miterm exam
7. Week  Learning Theories
8. Week  Learning Theories
9. Week  Research and discovery, role and importance of Physics laboratories in physics education.
10. Week  3E, 5E and 7E learning models
11. Week  3E, 5E and 7E learning models and their implementations.
12. Week  Conceptual change texts
13. Week  Investigating examples of conceptual change texts and preparation of similar examples
14. Week  Investigating examples of conceptual change texts and preparation of similar examples
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Fen Öğretiminde Yeni yaklaşımlar, Soylu, H., Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, 2004, Ankara
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question and Answer, Research, Practice
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  No.
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
3
3
9
 Searching in Internet and Library
5
5
25
 Designing and Applying Materials
2
2
4
 Preparing Reports
2
2
4
 Preparing Presentation
3
3
9
 Presentation
4
4
16
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
6
5
30
 Final and Studying for Final
6
6
36
 Other
4
4
16
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
191
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.64
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Develop the physics concepts and relationships between them.X
2Investigate the details of information related to physics laws and theories.X
3Improves his/her information related to physics education.X
4Offer some solutions to problems related to physics education using quantitative and qualitative research methods.X
5Effectively use literature related to the subjects that are studied.X
6Evaluate the problem related to physics education and its results.X
7Develop new strategic approaches and solutions to the research that are investigated when unforeseen difficulties appears.X
8Actively participate in working groups and projects related to physics education.X
9Critically evaluate the information related to physics and physics education.X
10Expose the developments and his/her studies related to physical education in written, oral and visual format.X
11Share his/her physics education studies verbally and in writing at the national and international level.X
12Develop the strategy, policy and implementation plans for issues related the physics education.X
13Evaluate current developments in physics and physics education in accordance with the national values and realities of the country.X