Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035011998Methods of Preparing Aquaculture Research ProjectsCompulsory118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach methods for aquaculture research project preparation. In this context, the key issues as what the project is, how to plan, how to prepare a logical framework, performing an analysis of the current situation for an approvable project will be discussed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to create and discuss a logical framework
2To be informed and the right to decide about the project cycle and the Project Cycle Management
3To have information and comment about national and international aquaculture research projects
4To have knowledge about terms and concepts of a project, planning stages, and process
5To have information and discuss about the required analysis to prepare research projects and be able to evaluate current situation
6To be able to generate international and national project formats, to learn application requirements and evaluation criteria for a project and to make a succesfull presentation
7To be able to recognize national and international funding sources for aquaculture research projects, to be able to reach and benefit to related to sources.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Project related definitions, project planning stages, the project's importance and process of the project cycle and project cycle management, logical framework for creating a sustainable project conditions, national and international funding sources for aquaculture research projects, examples of international and national projects, conditions to generate project formats, application requirements and project evaluation criteria will be explained. Performing a research project with students will be provided.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Course presentation, content, purpose, methods to be applied
2Project planning stages, the project's importance and process of the project cycle and project cycle management Literature review (project cycle, and the logical framework)
3Project cycle management, creation of logical framework, distribution and function of the work plan, Benefitable groups To create a logical framework according to the results of literature study
4Conditions for a sustainable project design, budgeting A discussion about prepared samples of the logical framework
5National and international funding sources for aquaculture research projects Literature review (Fund resources and aquaculture Project formats)
6National and international funding sources for aquaculture research projects Discussion of Fisheries Funding
7 Examples of International and national aquaculture research projects Discussion on aquaculture project samples
9Creation of international and national project formatsPreparation of a project by group work
10Creation of international and national project formatsDiscussion on the prepared projects as homework
11Application requirements and project evaluation criteria Discussion on the prepared projects as homework
12Project evaluation criteria Discussion on the prepared projects as homework
13Term project presentationsTerm project presentations
14Term project presentationsTerm project presentations
15Term project presentationsTerm project presentations
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1)Akhuy,S., 2005. Project Cycle Management, DHKD 2)European Union, European Commission, EuropeAid Co-operation Office Project Application 3)TUBİTAK Forms, EBILTEM, TAGEM, TEGEM, MPM, E. ÜAFS et al. aquaculture project application requirements, forms 4) Nash, C.E., Insullm, D., 1995. Aquaculture Project Formulation, Daya Publishing House, ISBN: 8170351502, 9788170351504. 5) Bell, J.,2005 . Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science. ISBN-13: 9780335215041. England. 6) Walliman, N., 2005. Your research project: a step-by-step guide for the first-time researcher. SAGE Publications Ltd. London. ISBN: 1412901316 7)Özdamar,K., 2003. Modern bilimsel araştırma yöntemleri: araştırma planlama, toplum ve örnek seçimi, güç analizi, proje hazırlama, veri toplama, veri analizi, bilimsel rapor yazımı. ISBN:9756787066, 9789756787069. Kaan Kitabevi. Eskişehir. 8) Timur,M. Ve Çağıltay F., 2008.Proje Hazırlama Tekniği. ISBN :9786053951452. Nobel Yayınları. Ankara
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
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14456
Brain Storming8216
Report Preparation31030
Project Preparation166
Project Presentation111
Project Design/Management31030
Individual Study for Homework Problems12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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