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ISBO2012Science, Technology and Social Change2+0+0ECTS:4
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Elective
Department
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Müslüme Melis SAVAŞ
Co-LecturerDOCTOR LECTURER Müslüme Melis ÇELİKTAŞ,
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
To comprehend the development in the science and technology from the past to the present and the effects of them on individuals and society life.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : explain the relationship between science and technology.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,161,5
LO - 2 : explain the effects of science and technology on social change.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,161,5
LO - 3 : know famous Turk and foreign scientists.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,161,5
LO - 4 : discuss the effects of contemporary development, such as texture and organ transplantation, nano-technology, gene technology, on life.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,161,5
LO - 5 : discuss effects of contemporary scientific development such as illness and healty, climating changes, ecosytems on life.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,161,5
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Relationship between science and technology in the past and at the present day, effects of science and technology on social change, science as collective heritage of humanity, famous Turk and foreign scientists, effects of contemporary development, such as texture and organ transplantation, nano-technology, gene technology on life, Science History, Science and Nature of Science, Scientific Literacy, Technology Literacy and Technological Design, Science, Technology and Social Change, STS, Atom, Universe, Human and Genetics, Changing World, Ecosystem, Climate, Illness and Healthy, Computer and Communication.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Science history
 Week 2Science and nature of science
 Week 3Scientific Literacy
 Week 4Technological literacy and technological design
 Week 5Science, Technology and Social Change
 Week 6Science, Technology and Society
 Week 7Atom
 Week 8Universe
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Human and genetic
 Week 11Changing world (Geography)
 Week 12Ecosytem
 Week 13Climate
 Week 14Disease and Human Health
 Week 15Computer and Communication.
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Çepni, S., Ayvacı, H.Ş. ve Bacanak, A. (2009), Bilim-Teknoloji-Sosyal Değişim, Celepler Matbaacılıok, Trabzon.
 
Recommended Reading
1Ata, B. (Ed). (2010). Bilim Teknoloji ve Sosyal Değişme, Pegem Akademi:Ankara.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 01/04/2019 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 21/05/2019 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 14 28
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 14 28
Arasınav 1 1 1
Ödev 2 3 6
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 2 11 22
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load114