TS 221 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Critical Thinking
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 221
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to give the students critical thinking skills.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the standarts of critical thinking.
  • Describe the problems and list the reasons.
  • Exhibit his/her feelings and thoughts in critical thinking systemathics.
  • Apply the analytical methods to the discrepancies of daily arguments.
  • Describe the critical thinking and the important of critical thinking.
Course Content Critical thinking, dimentions of critical thinking, affective and cognitive dimentions of critical thinking strategies.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Intoduction to course and critical thinking
2 Why critical thinking is important? Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Giriş: xxi-xxxiv
3 Dimentions of critical thinking Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 57-90
4 Standarts of Critical Thinking Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 91-122
5 Ask questions to direct critical thinking Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 123-151
6 Components of Thinking Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. ss. 153-186
7 Problem solving Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 197-222
8 Midterm Exam
9 Critical reading Critical listening Aytan, Necmi, Yaratıcı Okuma, (2015), Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss 25-70
10 Logical thinking and illogical thinking Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss.223-260
11 Strategic Thinking I Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 367-381
12 Strategic Thinking II Paul Richard, Elder Lında, Kritik Düşünce, (2013) Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık, ss.383-399
13 Sample cases, discussion Aytan, Necmi, Yaratıcı Okuma, (2015), Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 99-129
14 Sample cases, discussion Aytan, Necmi, Yaratıcı Okuma, (2015), Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. Ss. 99-129
15 Review – General discussion The textbooks referenced below and course slides
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks 1. Şahininel, Semih, Eleştirel Düşünme, (2007) Ankara: Pegem Yayıncılık 2. Dersin Öğretim elemanının vereceği notlar ve göstereceği kaynaklar.
Suggested Readings/Materials 1. S. Sadi SEFEROGLU. CenkAKBIYIK / H.Ü. Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi (H.U. Journal of Education). 30 (2006) 193-200 2. Eleştirel Düşünme, Prof. Dr. İpek Gürkaynak, Prof. Dr. Füsun Üstel, Prof. Dr. Sami Gülgöz, Erg Eğitim Reformu Girişimi, 2008, Sabancı Üniversitesi 3. Kurnaz, Ahmet, Eleştirel Düşünme Öğretimi Etkinlikleri Planlama - Uygulama ve Değerlendirme, (2011) Konya: Eğitim Kitabevi 4. Nosich M. Gerald, Eleştirel Düşünme ve Disiplinlerarası Eleştirel Düşünme Rehberi, Çev. Aybek Birsel, (2000) Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık 5. Aybek Birsel, Örneklerle Düşünme ve Eleştirel Düşünme, (2010) Adana: Nobel Kitabevi

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
35
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
13
    Total
80

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Opticianry X
2 To use the material and technology related to opticianry, and make their maintenance
3 To have the competency to recognize the problems in the field of opticianry, analyze them and develop solutions X
4 To meet the needs of the field of Opticianry with developing innovative thoughts X
5 To communicate with customers, suppliers and colleagues properly, comprehensively and honestly X
6 To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in the field of Opticianry X
7 To commentate and evaluate the scientific information by the help of knowledge gained in the field of Opticianry X
8 To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to develop her/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology X
9 To consider the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics X
10 To know the concepts of occupational safety, environmental protection and quality, and perform the requirements
11 To follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level
12 To manage an optic store

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest