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Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ÜS1702.3B3Mathematics and LifeElective232
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to memorize basic mathematical concepts to students with different backgrounds and to make them comprehend the necessity of these concepts in daily life. Students will be able to develop mathematical solution strategies for daily problems and identify necessary mathematical concepts in this context. Basic mathematical concepts will be discovered/taught through experimentation, so that the student will be able to observe the need for mathematics at first hand.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Dr. Ramazan ŞİMŞEK
Learning Outcomes
1Developing awareness of real life problems, designing appropriate mathematical models and developing the ability to understand solution strategies.
2Gaining the ability to understand the language of real life problems and translate it into mathematical language
3Becomes aware of the mathematical models in our lives.
Mode of Delivery
Normal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Fun with Numbers (Introductory Module) -The uncertainty of life (Module 1) -Discovering trends in daily life (Module 2) -Speed ​​of change (Module 3) -Spaces and volumes (Module 4) -Thinking Abstract (Module 5)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Fun with Numbersnonenone
2Fun with NumbersNoneNone
3The Uncertainty of LifeNoneNone
4The Uncertainty of LifeNoneNone
5Discovering Trends in Daily LifeNoneNone
6Discovering Trends in Daily LifeNoneNone
9Module 3: Rate of ChangeNoneNone
10Module 3: Rate of ChangeNoneNone
11Module 4: Areas and VolumesNoneNone
12Module 4: Areas and VolumesNoneNone
13Module 5: Thinking AbstractNoneNone
14Module 5: Thinking AbstractNoneNone
16final examNoneNone
Recommended or Required Reading
Matematik ve Yaşam, Doç Dr. Alattin Ural, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, Şubat, 2020
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study12224
Individual Study for Homework Problems236
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High