Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK207GENERAL ENTOMOLOGYCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide students the general knowledge about Insecta classes, their damage, benefit, morphology, anatomy and physiology. Graduates of the course have all-round knowledge about collecting insects and preparing collection under the international rules.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ferit TURANLI
Learning Outcomes
1Recognize the insects
2Aware about damage and benefit of the insect and divide them in to the groups according to that knowledge
3Know morphology of insects and evaluate that information in the frame of pest control
4Know anatomy and physiology of insects and evalate that information in the frame of pest control
5Know collecting insects and preparing collection under the international rules
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General knowledge about Insecta classes, their damage and benefit Morphology, anatomy, physiology, reproduction and developmental stage of them Ecology of the insect, methods and rules for the collecting insects and preparing collection from them
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Systematic of the insect and general characteristic information about major classes of Arthropoda Meeting with the class. Course book p. 1-4
2Damage and benefit of InsectsCourse book p. 5-6
3External structures ( morphology) of insects and structure of skin (exoskeleton) Course book p. 7-12
4Head (caput, cephalo) ) and its extremities of insectsCourse book p. 13-18
5Thorax and its extremities of insectsCourse book p. 19-24
6Abdomen and its extremities of insectsCourse book p. 25-27
7Internal structures (anatomy) and physiology of insects, muscle and digestion system of insectsCourse book p. 28-31
8Midterm Exam
9Excretion, circulation and respiration systems of insectsCourse book p. 32-33
10Nervous and secretion systems of insects Course book p. 34-36
11Sense organs and reproduction system of insectsCourse book p. 37-40
12Reproduction and development of insectsCourse book p. 41-45
13Insect ecologyCourse book p. 46-48
14Collecting insects and preparing collectionCourse book p. 49-57
15Term paper
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course book: -F. Turanlı, Genel Entomoloji, Unpublished lecture notes, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 58 s., 2010. Additional Resources: 1. Elzinga, R.J. 197. Fundamentals of Entomology. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1978 2. Kansu, İ.A.,1994, Genel Entomoloji, Kıvanç Basımevi, Ankara, 426 s. 3. Lodos, N., 1983. Türkiye Entomolojisi I Genel, Uygulamalı ve Faunisik. Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No 282. 364 s. 4. Öncüer, C., Genel Entomoloji. Öğrenci Ders Notu, Van 1987.
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Case Study11515
Self Study7214
Individual Study for Homework Problems41040
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)132
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
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5
PO
6
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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