Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

Course Code Type of Course ECTS Semestre Year of Study Level of Course Unit Mode of Delivery Language of Instruction
105001302006 Compulsory 3.00 2 1 First Cycle Face-to-Face Undefined

Objectives of the Course

To gain general knowledge by identifying the basic concepts in economics as a professional in education and psychology.

Name of Lecturer(s)

Yard. Doç. Dr. Cengizhan Yıldırım

Prerequisites and co-requisities

Recommended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Basic concepts in economics, demand and supply, national income, consumption, saving, investment, money, inflation, employment and unemployment, economic growth.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

  • 01 Needs, goods, scarcity, opportunity cost, marginal analysis
  • 02 Production possibilities, efficiency
  • 03 Demand and factors affecting demand.
  • 04 Supply and factors affecting supply.
  • 05 National income account.
  • 06 Consumption, saving and investments.
  • 07 Historical development of economics
  • 08 Mid-term exam
  • 09 Money and money supply
  • 10 Demand for money.
  • 11 Monetary policy.
  • 12 Economics systems
  • 13 Economic disturbances (inflation, devaluation, Stagflation ...)
  • 14 Final Exam
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Recommended or Required Reading

1. Ertek, T. (2009). Temel Ekonomi. İstanbul:BETA Basım A.Ş., 3. Baskı. 2. Orhan, O.Z., Erdoğan, S. (2008). İktisada Giriş. Ankara: Palme Yayıncılık.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecturing, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Reflection, problem solving Activities will be used either seperately or together

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityMean Percentage
Midterm Examination1100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10
Individual Study for Final Examination10
TOTAL100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityMean Percentage
Final Examination1100
TOTAL100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
TOTAL100

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

 ActivitiesCountDuration (hrs)Total Workload
1Midterm Examination111
2Final Examination111
3Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
4Individual Study for Final Examination16060
Total Workload92 Hours

Learning Outcomes & Contribution to Program Outcomes

Learning OutcomesProgram Outcomes
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Explain the meaning of the economics concepts and use them properly.             
Follow news about economics in media and read related texts.             
Express magnitudes in education sector by using the economics concepts.             
Explain the economics concepts in relation to his/her own profession.             
Discuss economic problems of the country and the world properly.             
Develop consciousness about country’s and world’s economic problems.             
Develop his/her general knowledge in economics.             
Makes connections between the different fields of social sciences.             

1 Very Low
2 Low
3 Medium
4High
5 Very High