Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TEK803NATURAL FIBERSElective472
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course are; •teaching technical terms in English to students •translating the text about natural fibers into Turkish
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Körlü
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to understand the text in English
2Understanding of life-long learning principle
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General information about natural fibers Translating the text into Turkish Explanation of the terms about natural fiber
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Fibre structure and fiber properties
2Fibre structure and fiber properties. Classification of fibers
3Natural fibers of vegetable origin. Cotton and ginning process
4Cotton
5Classification of cotton
6Bast fibers and flax
7Hemp, ramie and jute
8Hemp, ramie and jute
9Natural fibers of animal origin and wool
10Wool
11Midterm exam
12Mohair
13Angora
14Silk
15Silk
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
􀀀Papers about natural fibers 􀀀Lecture notes in natural fibers (Technical english 1)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12020
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures13226
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)66
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
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8
PO
9
PO
10
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11
PO
12
PO
13
LO1      4      
LO2        4    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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