Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
2305016042011 Woman in History Of Science 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to present female scientists and their works, to analyze the gender-based viewpoint of science and to create the required vision for a stronger female scientist model in science.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Aysun Gümüş
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to define the place and role of women in the development of science.
  2. Students will be able to understand the handicaps of female scientists in modern science and produce solutions
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Bilim Tarihi, Ronan, C. A., Tübitak Akademik Dizi, 4. Basım, 2005. 2. Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Bilim Üzerine Düşünceler, Evelyn Fox Keller, Metis Yayınları,20073. Bilim Tarihi, Topdemir, H.G., Unat,Y., Pegem Akademi, 2008.4. Bilimin Serüveni, Langone, J., Stuitz B., Gianopoulus, A., NTV yayınları, 2008.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
This course analyzes the place of women in the development of science from ancient times to the present and the contribution of women to science.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The introduction to the place and efficiency of women in scientific world during ancient times and middle ages
2.Renaissance and Women in Europe
3.The place of women in Islam
4.Female scientists in mathematics and astronomy
5.Female scientists in chemistry, biology and physics
6.The place of women in philosophy of science: Does science have a sexual identity?
7.Viewpoints of sex in scientific world
8.Discriminations and difficulties female scientists encounter
9.Struggle for education and doing science
10.Cultural and periodical effects on female scientists
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Writing Paper160
Individual Study for Mid term Examination140
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Writing Paper31030
Self Study15575