Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Professional Foreign Languange I FIZ291 3 4 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Prof. YÜKSEL AYAZ
Instructors Prof. YÜKSEL AYAZ
Goals This course aims to teach students fundamentals of physics in English.
Contents Concepts of classical physics, in particular, mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students can express fundamentals of classical physics, in particular, mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics in English.
2 Students can review their fundamental knowledge of physics and to study various interesting natural phenomena.
3 Students can read scientific writings in English.
4 Students acquire lifelong learning skills.
5 Students can communicate with coworkers in English.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Course is designed to teach in the manner in that students participate in reviewing principles of physics in English, with detailed translation of lecture notes by instructor.
Assessment Methods Two midterm exams and a final exam are given. Also, some percantage of homework assignments is included in the grade.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
2 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
3 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
4 (Waiting for Translation) Temel fiziğin mekanik, titreşimler ve dalga hareketi, termodinamik alanlarında temel kavramları (devam) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
5 1st midterm exam Previous subjects covered in lectures should be reviewed.
6 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
7 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
8 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
9 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
10 2nd midterm exam Previous subjects covered in lectures should be reviewed.
11 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
12 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
13 Concepts of university physics (mechanics, vibrations and waves, and thermodynamics) Examine the relevant part of the course materials.
14 General Review All subjects covered in lectures should be reviewed.



Sources
Textbook D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker. Fundamentals of Physics, 2nd edition, John Wiley, New York, 1994. Review and Summary parts.
Additional Resources Scientific writings and articles related to physics



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 2 90
Assignments 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach.
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the physics field.
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence.
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques.
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results.
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically. x
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective. x
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process. x
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning. x
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously. x
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field.
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 2 2
Mid-terms 2 2 4
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 120
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4
ECTS Credit of the Course 4