Course Information
SemesterCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleL+PCreditNumber of ECTS Credits

Course Details
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Unit First Cycle
Department / Program MATHEMATICS
Mode of Delivery Face to Face
Type of Course Unit Compulsory
Objectives of the Course To introduce the student of mathematical research. Student conducts independent research under the supervision of a faculty member, and presents his findings as a poster.
Course Content Student with his/her supervisor decides on a topic in contemporary mathematics. With the help of his/her supervisor the student absorbs the background material necessary to learn the topic. Student learns the literature on that topic. Student thus learns the methods to apply. Student works on the topic. Student shares the progress with his/her supervisor in weekly meetings. Student presents his findings as a poster at the end of the semester.
Course Methods and Techniques
Prerequisites and co-requisities None
Course Coordinator Faruk Temur
Name of Lecturers Instructor Dr. GÖKHAN ŞAHAN
Assistants None
Work Placement(s) No

Recommended or Required Reading

Course Category

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"

Assessment Methods and Criteria
In-Term Studies Quantity Percentage
Midterm exams 0 % 0
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homeworks 0 % 0
Other activities 0 % 0
Laboratory works 0 % 0
Projects 0 % 100
Final examination 0 % 0
% 100

ECTS Allocated Based on Student Workload
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Weekly Course Time 1 70 70
Outside Activities About Course (Attendance, Presentation, Midterm exam,Final exam, Quiz etc.) 1 230 230
Exams and Exam Preparations 1 150 150
Total Work Load   Number of ECTS Credits 15 450

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
NoLearning Outcomes
1 to learn about contemporary mathematics
2 to decide on a research topic
3 to locate and learn about the existing literature on a problem
4 to conduct independent research
5 to communicate ideas
6 to make a poster

Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTopicsStudy MaterialsMaterials
1 Deciding the research topic and the research problem
2 Obtaining the necessary background
3 Obtaining necessary background
4 Reading the existing literature
5 Reading the existing literature
6 Independent research on the topic and research problem
7 Independent research on the topic and research problem
8 Independent research on the topic and research problem
9 Independent research on the topic and research problem
10 Developing computer applications related to the topic
11 Developing certain computer applications about the topic
12 Preparation of the poster
13 Preparation of the poster
14 Preparation of the poster

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 P11 P12 P13 P14
All 4 4 4 4 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Contribution: 0: Null 1:Slight 2:Moderate 3:Significant 4:Very Significant