Course Unit Code | Course Unit Title | Type of Course | Year | Semester | ECTS |

İMÖAE105 | History of Mathematics | 927001 | 1 | 1 | 3 |

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle

Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to give the place of math history in math education to students. Also, this course must introduce the historicial evolution during the centuries starting from old Egypt and Mesopotamia until to these days and mathematicial concepts with contributed people.

Name of Lecturer(s)

Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Figen ERYILMAZ

Learning Outcomes

- He explains the historical development of mathematical concepts.
- He knows Ancient Egypt, Greek and Far Eastern mathematics and their contributions to mathematics.
- He knows the facts, events and situations that contributed to the birth of contemporary mathematics and contemporary mathematics.
- He expresses the importance of the history of mathematics in mathematics education.
- He knows the mathematicians who contributed to the historical development of mathematics.

Mode of Delivery

Formal Education

Prerequisites and co-requisities

None

Recommended Optional Programme Components

None

Recommended or Required Reading

1) Matematiğin Tarihi, Carl B. Boyer, Doruk Yayınları2) Matematik Tarihi Giriş, David M. Burton, Nobel Yaşam

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Work Placement(s)

None

Course Contents

The place of mathematics history in mathematics education; Ancient Egyptian mathematics; Ancient Greek mathematics; Far East mathematics; Islamic world mathematicians; the birth of contemporary mathematics; historical development of mathematical concepts

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week | Theoretical | Practice | Laboratory |

1. | Account Techniques, Number Systems, Numbers and Account Art in Ancient Egyptian | ||

2. | Ancient Egyptian Geometry | ||

3. | Sumer Calculation Techniques, Sixty Based System | ||

4. | Babylonian Mathematics, Babylonian Algebra and Geometry | ||

5. | Ancient Greek Mathematics | ||

6. | Thales, Platon, Aristoteles | ||

7. | Euclid and Euclid Elements | ||

8. | Christian Medieval Mathematics | ||

9. | Midterm | ||

10. | Mathematics in Islamic World | ||

11. | Mathematicians of Islamic World | ||

12. | Mathematics in Renaissance, Mathematics in XVII. and XVIII. Centuries | ||

13. | Descartes and Mathematics, Blais Pascal, Fermat, Leibniz | ||

14. | Euler, Lagrange, Mathematics in XIX. and XX. Centuries | ||

15. | |||

16. |

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Term (or Year) Learning Activities | Quantity | Weight (%) |

Midterm Examination | 1 | 100 |

SUM | 100 | |

End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities | Quantity | Weight (%) |

Final Examination | 1 | 100 |

SUM | 100 | |

Term (or Year) Learning Activities | 40 | |

End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities | 60 | |

SUM | 100 |

Workload Calculation

Activities | Quantity | Time(hours) | Total Workload(hours) |

Midterm Examination | 1 | 2 | 2 |

Final Examination | 1 | 2 | 2 |

Attending Lectures | 14 | 2 | 28 |

Individual Study for Mid term Examination | 2 | 10 | 20 |

Individual Study for Final Examination | 2 | 10 | 20 |

SUM | 72 |