Information Package / Course Catalogue
Argumantation in Science Education
Course Code: İFB525
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

Providing students a general viewpoint to learning and teaching models, introducing to students the position of argumentation in science education and varieties of it

Course Content

What is the argumentation?, What is the important argumentation in science classroom?, Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Hilal AKTAMIŞ
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to understand the meaning of argumentation.
2.To be able to use argumentation in science education.
3.To be able to understand the importance of argumentation in science education.
4.To be able to present examples of argumentation techniques.
5.To be able to evaluate argumentation skills.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.The Uses of Argument, S.E. Toulmin, Cambridge University Press, 2003, New York.
2.From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide, s. Barnet, H. Bedau. White,-Falmer Press, 1995, London.
3.Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is the argumentation?
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 2 - Theoretical
What is the important argumentation in science classroom?
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 3 - Theoretical
Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 4 - Theoretical
Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 5 - Theoretical
Models of argumantation
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 6 - Theoretical
Models of argumentation
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 7 - Theoretical
Applied argumentation in science education
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
MIDTERM EXAM
Week 9 - Theoretical
Applied argumentation in science education
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 10 - Theoretical
Applied argumentation in science education and scientific argumentation
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 11 - Theoretical
The assessment of written argumentation in classroom
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 12 - Theoretical
The assessment of oral argumentation in classroom
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 13 - Theoretical
Sample activities about argumentation skills
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 14 - Theoretical
Sample activities about argumentation skills
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 15 - Theoretical
Sample activities about argumentation skills
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 16 - Preparation Work
Perspective on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research, M. S. Khine, Springer, 2012, USA
Week 16 - Final Exam
TERM
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Project220346
Reading104040
Midterm Examination110313
Final Examination115318
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)201
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
OÇ-1
5
2
2
4
OÇ-2
5
2
2
4
4
OÇ-3
5
3
3
3
4
OÇ-4
4
4
3
2
4
OÇ-5
4
5
2
2
2
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