MATHEMATICS TEACHING PROGRAMME (GER.)(5 YEARS)


D.1. General Information about Program

Mathematics Education Program was founded in the Secondary Science and Mathematics Education Department in 1982 with the aim of training mathematics teachers for the secondary schools whose language of instruction is German. The language of instruction in the program is German and students must be successful in the national university entrance examination to be able to start their education. All students who entered to the program take the Foreign Language Proficiency Exam. Successful students begin with the first year of the program and the unsuccessful ones take one year preparation education in German.

The education period of the program is for five years and students take subject area, vocational training and elective courses during their education. Mathematics Education Program consists of the areas of mathematics and mathematics education. Students in this program acquire knowledge not only in the field of mathematics but also they gain skills about developing mathematics teaching materials, testing and evaluating, design lectures according to their students' needs and expectations in mathematics.

The main aim of the program is to train highly-qualified mathematics teachers in accordance with the objectives of Turkish National Education and adherent of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution. In order to transform their theoretical knowledge to practical abilities, students are assigned to secondary schools for both classroom observations and practical training in their final year.

Every year, nearly 230 students are trained by the Professional instructors in the program.

The program offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics teaching.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Bachelor's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 1
EQF-LLL: 6

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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1. High school diploma
2. Obtaining the required grade (YGS-MF1) from National University Entrance and Placement Exam (ÖSYM)
The candidates, who have the right to be a student in the Department of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education in Hacettepe University, register with the requested documentary within the period determined and declared by the rectorate. The candidates who don't register in the declared period lose the right. http://www.oid.hacettepe.edu.tr , http://www.osym.gov.tr

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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Students have to take total of 300 ECTS courses which includes field and vocational knowledge and elective courses, fulfill the proficiency of the Mathematics Teacher Training Program and have at least 2.00 weighed GPA of 4.00 to be able to graduate. http://www.oid.hacettepe.edu.tr/index_sub.php?grp=y&dir=&file=lisans_20120928_0934&filetype=html&submenuheader=3

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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At Hacettepe University, full-time students can be exempted with the approval of the related faculty after the evaluation of the course content from some courses within the framework of the related by laws. http://www.oid.hacettepe.edu.tr/

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The aim of the program is to train secondary mathematics teachers who are equipped with knowledge of mathematics and mathematics education, have positive attitudes and values related to their field and to the teaching profession, support the professional development and culture of mathematics, have competency in learning and teaching, use an effective communication language, think creative, critical and analytical, have the ability to relate the field knowledge with daily life, to bridge the field with other disciplines, are coherent with the information age, follow science and technology and able to use them in their field, sensitive to the universal and social developments in the agenda with the awareness of social responsibility, have the values of democracy, human rights, social, scientific and professional ethics.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Graduates of this department work as mathematics teacher in public and private secondary schools and university preparation courses; can be employed in Ministry of National Education and in the Council of Higher Education; work in the field of computer and technology with deepening the courses they took during their education based on their interests; can prefer academic life in universities and can tend to different professional areas out of their profession.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA: 2
EQF-LLL: 7

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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Students have to acquire at least 172 total national credit (300 ECTS) five consecutive years (10 semesters) time period for their courses and practical training.

COURSES

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P

C

ECTS(%)

Explanation

Field Knowledge

87

12

93

140(47%)

Professional Knowledge

33

18

42

76(25%)

Collaborative Required

8

2

9

10(3%)

Elective Field

8

0

8

14(5%)

IX.semester 14 ECTS

Elective out of Field

20

0

20

60(20%)

II, III, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX and X. semesters 6 ECTS; VI. semester 12 ECTS

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Examinations, evaluations and notation system is as indicated in the Examination Regulations of Hacettepe University Associate and Undergraduate Education. http://www.oid.hacettepe.edu.tr/index_sub.php?grp=y&dir=&file=lisans_20120928_0934&filetype=html&submenuheader=3

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements are as indicated in the part of "Requirements of Qualification Awarded and Regulations". Students have to take total of 300 ECTS courses and practical training, fulfill the proficiency of the Mathematics Teacher Training Program and have at least 2.00 weighed GPA of 4.00 to be able to graduate. http://www.oid.hacettepe.edu.tr/index_sub.php?grp=y&dir=&file=lisans_20120928_0934&filetype=html&submenuheader=3

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Head of Division

Prof. Dr. Ali BÜLBÜL

Hacettepe University Faculty of Education

Department of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education

Division of Mathematics Education

06800 Beytepe, Ankara-TURKEY

e-mail: bulbul@hacettepe.edu.tr

Web Address: http://www.ofmamat.hacettepe.edu.tr/index.html

Phone: +90 312 297 86 21

Fax: 0090 312 2992083