Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
FEN102SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH IICompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To improve students' reading and writing skills in English related to statistical terminology and basic subjects and to be able to follow foreign literature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Özge ELMASTAŞ GÜLTEKİN
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the English definitions of statistical science.
2Improving the ability to read and speak English.
3To be able to follow the English literature about the department.
4Learning professional terminology in English.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
No
Recommended Optional Programme Components
No
Course Contents
The course covers teaching English to students related to statistical terms and professional terminology.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Reading part: Statistics, sports, and some other things. Student presentation
2Reading part: Election night on television. Student presentation
3Reading part: Making essay test scores fairer with statistics. Student presentation
4Reading part: Deciding authorship. Student presentation
5Reading part: A health insurance experiment. Student presentation
6Reading part: Statistics, the Sun, and the Stars. Student presentation
7Reading part: Cigarette price, smoking, and excise tax policy. Student presentation
8Midterm
9Reading part: Measuring the effects of social innovations by means of time series. Student presentation
10Reading part: How to count better: Using statistics to improve the census. Student presentation
11Reading part: A consumer price index. Student presentation
12Reading part: The size of things. Student presentation
13Reading part: Optimization and the traveling salesman problem. Student presentation
14Reading part: Statistical determination of numerical color tolerances. Student presentation
15Reading part: How accountants save money by sampling. Student presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Statistics: A guide to unknown, Judith M. Tanur, Frederick Mosteller, William H. Kruskal, Erich L. Lehmann, Richard F. Link, Richard S. Pleters, and Gerald R. Rising, 1988, 3rd ed., Wadsworth&Brooks. • Reading statistics and research, Schuyler W. Huck, 2012, 6th ed., Pearson Highered. • Statistics: An Introduction, Roger E. Kirk, 2008, 5th ed., Thomson Wadsworth.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
No
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11.51.5
Final Examination11.51.5
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation10.50.5
Criticising Paper141.521
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination717
Individual Study for Final Examination717
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95.5
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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