Scientific thinking

 

[Scientific Thinking] Syllabus

[1-Semester and 2018-2019]

Instructor Information

Instructor

Email

Office Location & Hours

[Dr. Jaleel Dhamed Ghliem Al-Edan]

[jaakf117@yahoo.com]

[Layique, 9-15 sat,

              14-17, sun, mo]

General Information

Description

Content: general information –features of scientific thinking (accretive, strategy, search of reasons, the totalitarianism and the conviction, the precision and the abstraction) –obstacles in the way of scientific thinking (legend and the fable, succumb of the power of the opinion, denial of the mind ability, the bigotry, the misinformation) –major landmarks of scientific thinking (old word, middle eras, modern ear).

Expectations and Goals

A maximum of 5 goals

1-    Knowledge and understanding in the general frameworks of scientific thinking.

2-    Highlight to the positive features of scientific thinking

3-    Highlight to the obstacles that stand in the way of scientific thinking

4-    See the historic signposts path science.

Language(s) of Instruction:                             Textbook(s) Language(s)

               Arabic                                                  Arabic

Course Materials

Required Text

[Scientific thinking] [Publications of the Damascus university-2006]

Course Schedule

Week

 

Topic

 

 

1

 

General information

2

 

Features of scientific thinking –accretive

3

 

Features of scientific thinking –strategy

4

 

Features of scientific thinking –search for reasons

5

 

Features of scientific thinking – totalitarianism and conviction

6

 

Features of scientific thinking –precision and the abstraction

7

 

Obstacles in the way of scientific thinking –the legend and the fable

8

 

Obstacles in the way of scientific thinking –denial mind ability

9

 

Obstacles in the way of scientific thinking –succumb to the power of opinion

10

 

Obstacles in the way of scientific thinking –bigotry

11

 

Obstacles in the way of scientific thinking –misinformation

12

 

Major landmarks of the science –the old word

13

 

Major landmarks of the science –middle ears

14

 

Major landmarks of the science –modern ear

15

 

 

Testing Schedule

test

Date

Subject

Type

language

% of final grade

Quiz 1

 

Ch1

written

Arabic

10

Quiz 1

 

Ch2

written

Arabic

10

Final Ex

 

All Ch

written

Arabic

75

General notes:

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