Information Package / Course Catalogue
Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (stem) Education
Course Code: İFB526
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

This course aims to introduce science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) education research to the students and to help them prepare a research proposal in this subject. In line with this overall objective, the educational research on STEM will be examined in terms of its history, theoretical infrastructure, research methods and results; National approaches in this area will be discussed and research recommendations will be developed

Course Content

To provide information about the beginning and foundation of the STEM education movement, to help develop a critical perspective on STEM education research, to examine the place of STEM education in the sciences and mathematics program, and to research planning for STEM education

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dilek KARIŞAN KORUCU
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn the emergence of STEM education with the academic readings and discussions to be done and the theoretical approaches that form the basis of these researches
2.To develop a critical perspective on field research by examining national and international research conducted in the field of STEM education in terms of theoretical approaches, research methods and results
3.To be able to develop content suitable for STEM education by examining current science and mathematics education curriculum in terms of STEM applications
4.To be able to determine the priorities of this field by following the national and international movements, projects and researches related to STEM education and planning the research in this field.
5.Students become aware of the connection of science with other courses
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is STEM education and why is it important
Week 2 - Theoretical
What STEM education brings to science and mathematics education
Week 3 - Theoretical
Learning theories that form the basis of STEM education
Week 4 - Theoretical
Teaching methods and techniques used in STEM education
Week 5 - Theoretical
STEM education research in national field
Week 6 - Theoretical
STEM education researches in international research
Week 7 - Theoretical
Research methods and results used in STEM education research
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
mid term
Week 9 - Theoretical
Critical review of STEM education research ** Problem situation and research question for STEM education
Week 10 - Theoretical
National reports and projects supporting STEM education
Week 11 - Theoretical
Examination of science and mathematics curriculum in terms of STEM applications * Literature writing for research on STEM education
Week 12 - Theoretical
Ability to develop content suitable for STEM education for science and mathematics courses * Research
Week 13 - Theoretical
Share research results for STEM education
Week 14 - Theoretical
method planning for STEM education-oriented research Apply research methodology for STEM education research
Week 15 - Final Exam
final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Practice1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Assignment142028
Individual Work145070
Midterm Examination1808
Final Examination110010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue