Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
714001142011TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFECompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to ensure the students to have a general information about the concept of “university” and the directions and regulations of the university life; to learn about the national and international opportunities; to introduce the students the management and service units of the university and to increase the participation of the students in various scientific, cultural, arts and sports activities.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Hüseyin CEVİZOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
11. To be able to understand the concept of “university”
22. To be able to understand the mission, vision and strategic plan of EGE University and use various services at the university (library, health centre, observatory etc.)
33. To be able to learn the administration units of the university
44. To be able to understand policies and regulations of EGE University
55. To be able to participate in student clubs at the university
66. To be able to have the habit of participate in the cultural and scientific activities
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The units of the university such as library, health centre, sports, observatory, art and history museums, student clubs, art and science clubs, the national and international education opportunities at the university, the directions of the student affairs, the scientific and cultural activities organized on a monthly basis in Izmir, visiting a museum and an archaeological site in Izmir.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the course, presentation of the activities during courses. Concept of the course.Introducing the course and examining the course content.
2The meaning and behavior of beeing a student. Integrity into the university. Mission, vision and strategic plan of university life. Presantation of the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. The presentation of the lecturer.
3The presentation of the activities in Izmir in March. Visit to library of the department and visit to the universisty library. Organisation of information meetings at archaeological libraries.The presentation of the guest lecturer.
4Information about health service. Presentation of Kızılay-Izmir the tasks and service of this institution.The presentation of an attendant from the institute of Kızılay-Izmir.
5Visit to special collections in the Ege University.The presentation of the staff/asisstant of the collection.
6Introducing the centres in the university such as museums and observatories. Presentation of the lecturer.
7Information about studying in international universities and their opportunities. The presentation of the lecturer who is responsible for the International Opportunities of the Department
8Mid-term exam. (Project work).
9The presentation of the activities in İzmir in April and May. Introducing Archaeology Club Presentation of the lecturer.
10Visiting the library and introducing the opportunities of the library Presentation of an attendant from Ege University Rectorate Directory of Library and Documentation
11Information about the culture centres giving courses and opportunities for various languages and visit to a culture centre in İzmir.The presentation of an attendant from a culture service.
12Visiting a museum in Izmir.Guide and observation.
13Presentation on scientific workings and activities in Archaeology IThe presentation of the lecturer
14Presentation on scientific workings and activities in Archaeology IIThe presentation of the lecturer.
15Guide to an archaeological site in Izmir.Visiting and observation.
16Final exam: General evaluation of the projects.Examination of the students’ reports.
Recommended or Required Reading
Yardımcı Kitaplar: J. Barzun – H. F. Graff (çev.: F. Dilber), Modern Araştırmacı, Tübitak Popüler Bilim Kitapları (Ankara 1993). Oğuz Atay, Bir Bilim Adamının Romanı. Mustafa İnan, İletişim Yayınları (İstanbul 1987). Mina Urgan, Bir Dinozorun Anıları, Yapı Kredi Yayınları (İstanbul 2010). Homeros (çev.: A. Erhat – A. Kadir), İlyada, Can Yayınları (İstanbul 1984). Homeros (çev.: A. Erhat – A. Kadir), Odysseia, Can Yayınları (İstanbul 1987). Azra Erhat, Mavi Anadolu (İstanbul 1979). Bilge Umar, Türkiye Halkının İlkçağ Tarihi (İzmir 1984).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Field Trip236
Report Presentation166
Seminar12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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9
PO
10
LO1 3    4 4 
LO2   4   5  
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LO4 4       4
LO5      4  4
LO6     4 4  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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