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COURSE SUMMARY

Department : School of Inter Disciplinary Studies


Course & Code : The Development of Science Semester : 1
& Human Civilization Academic Year : 2018/2019
Pre-requisite (MPU3312)
Total / Contact Hours -
2 hours x 12 weeks
Lectures : 2 hrs
Course learning After completing this module, students will be able to:
outcomes CLO1 Explain the diversity of science and technology development in Malaysia;
CLO2 Discuss on global challenges that affecting science and technology development in
Malaysia;
CLO3 Categorize in the face of various national and global challenges.
Synopsis
This module devoted into several parts which includes:
 The Early Development of Modern Science
 Science in Islamic Civilization
 The Culture of Western Science during the Conflict
 Mathematic
 Reformation and the Impact on Colony Development
 The Philosophy of Mechanism
 Renaissance and Reformation
 Capitalism and The Nation State
 Globalization in Western Europe
 The Science and Industrial Revolution in Europe
 Aristocracy
 Counterfeiting

Topic Sub-topics

1. The Early Development of Modern Science The Relationship between religion and Western
Science
The Early Sciences Book in the West

2. Science in Islamic Civilization The Relationship between Science and Islam


The Relationship between Quran and Science

3. The Culture of Western Science during the Conflict The Translation Process
Renaissance during the Early Stages of Science
Development

4. Mathematic Mathematic
The Early History of Mathematic
The Concept of Mathematic

5. Reformation and the Impact on Colony The Relationship between Colony and Reformation
Development

6. The Philosophy of Mechanism The Impact of Mechanism on Western Science

7. Renaissance and Reformation The Impact of Renaissance on Western Thinking

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8. Capitalism and The Nation State Understanding the Philosophy of Capitalism
The Existing of Nation State

9. Globalization in Western Europe The Culture and Politic in Western Europe

10. The Science and Industrial Revolution in Europe Cause that Led to the Science and Industrial
Revolution
Industrial Revolution and Colonialism

11. Aristocracy Exposure of the Current Scientific Thinking


Explain the Concept of Aristocracy
Criticism on the Concept of Aristocracy

12. Counterfeiting The Current Scientific Thinking


The Issues of Counterfeiting
Science as the problem-solving Activity

References:

Main references supporting the course:


1. Abdul Latif Samian & Khairl Anwar Mastor. 2011. Perkembangan Sains dan Peradaban Manusia. Bangi,
Selangor : Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Additional References:
1. Cohen, B. I. 1985. Revolution in Science. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press.
2. Landes, D.S. 1969. The Unbound Prometheus: Technological Change and the Industrial Development in
Western Europe From 1750 to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press.
3. Selin, H. (pnyt.). 1997. Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Non-western
Cultures. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
4. Smith, R.W. 1989. The Space Telescope: A Study of Nasa, Science, Technology, and Politics. Cambridge:
Cambridge Univ. Press.
5. Stavrianos, L.S. 1975. The World Since 1500: A Global History. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Assessment
Test 10%
Presentation 20%
Project 40%
Total Summative Assessment 70%

Final Examination (Formative Assessment) 30%

Total Formative Assessment 100%

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Grade :
PERCENTAGE GRADE POINT
VALUE

80 – 100 A 4.0
75 – 79 A- 3.67
70 – 74 B+ 3.33
65 – 69 B 3.0
60 – 64 B- 2.67
55 – 59 C+ 2.33
50 – 54 C 2.0
45 – 49 C- 1.67
40 – 44 D 1.00
0 – 39 F 0.00

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Course Outline

WEEK MEETING HOURS TOPIC/ CLO SUB TOPIC TEACHING


 The Relationship 
between religion and
1 Western Science
1 Lecture 2
CLO 1  The Early Sciences
Book in the West

 The Relationship 
between Science and
2 Islam
2 Lecture 2  The Relationship
CLO 1 between Quran and
Science

 The Translation 
Process
3  Renaissance during the
3 Lecture 2
CLO 1 Early Stages of
Science Development

 Mathematic 
 The Early History of
4 Mathematic
4 Lecture 2
CLO 1  The Concept of
Mathematic

 The Relationship 
5 between Colony and
5 Lecture 2
CLO 2 Reformation

 The Impact of 
6 Mechanism on
6 Lecture 2
CLO 2 Western Science

 The Impact of 
7 Renaissance on
7 Lecture 2
CLO 2 Western Thinking

 Understanding the 
Philosophy of
8 Capitalism
8 Lecture 2
CLO 2  The Existing of Nation
State

 The Culture and 


9 Politic in Western
9 Lecture 2
CLO 3 Europe

10  Cause that Led to the 


10 Lecture 2 Science and Industrial
CLO 3 Revolution
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 Industrial Revolution
and Colonialism

 Exposure of the 
Current Scientific
Thinking
11  Explain the Concept of
11 Lecture 2 Aristocracy
CLO 3  Criticism on the
Concept of
Aristocracy

 The Current Scientific 


Thinking
 The Issues of
12 Counterfeiting
12 Lecture 2  Science as the
CLO 3
problem-solving
Activity

FINAL EXAM

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SESSION JULY 2018
SEMESTER 1, 2018/ 2019

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE & HUMAN CIVILIZATION – MPU3312

TEST & FINAL EXAMINATION FORMAT

TOTAL
EXAMINATION *DATE *TOPIC CLO INSTRUCTION DURATION WEIGHTAGE
QUESTIONS
Topic 1 - Topic 4 CLO 1
Answer ALL questions
Test ** Topic 5 – Topic 8 CLO 2 ** 1 hour 10%
Topic 9 – Topic 12 CLO 3
Choose ONE topic
Topic 1 - Topic 4
Discuss among group members 15 – 20
Presentation ** Topic 5 – Topic 8 1 20%
CLO 2 Answer the question minutes
Topic 9 – Topic 12
Power point presentation
Choose ONE topic
Topic 1 - Topic 4
Discuss among group members 5 - 10
Project ** Topic 5 – Topic 8 1 40%
CLO 3 Produce vodcast (video note) minutes
Topic 9 – Topic 12
Topic 1 - Topic 4 CLO 1
Final Examination ** Topic 5 – Topic 8 CLO 2 Answer all questions ** 2 hours 30%
Topic 9 – Topic 12 CLO 3

*Subject to Changes
**to be advice later

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