Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
DEO302AGRICULTURAL HISTORY AND DEONTOLOGYElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Agriculture is not only a technical and ecological activity it is also economical and socio-cultural. The vision and knowledge of the students on importance and development of agriculture are expected to increase at the end of the class.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Murat BOYACI
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding of the strategically importance of agriculture and agricultural lands
2Understanding of farming as a profession of future and evolution of agricultural stages
3Discussing the effects of farming on social life of different societies in the past
4Debates on the effects of the countries and multinational companies on agriculture and the lands in today
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Agricultural and historical development in the different civilizations in the world
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance of Agriculture and Archeobotany Reading, Literature review
2Historical stages and development of farming Reading, Literature review
3Agriculture in the Asia Reading, Literature review
4The fertile crescentReading, Literature review
5Agriculture in Mesopotamian and Egyptian CivilizationsReading, Literature review
6Agriculture in Anatolian CivilizationsReading, Literature review
7Agriculture in Seljuk and Ottomans Reading, Literature review
8Agricultural development in Europe before and after industrial revolutionReading, Literature review
9Midterm exam
10Agriculture in AndalusiaReading, Literature review
11Agricultural Development in AmericaReading, Literature review
12Agriculture in Africa and Australia Reading, Literature review
13Agriculture and Agricultural Development in Turkey Reading, Literature review
14Agriculture in European Union and Common Agricultural PolicyReading, Literature review
15The strategically significance of agriculture in 21st centuryReading, Literature review
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Demirci, R., Özçelik A., 1990, Tarım Tarihi, AÜZF, Yayın No: 1186, Ankara Nesbitt, M., 1995, Anadolu’da Arkeo Botani, Ercan, T., 1984 Ege Bölgesinde Arkemetrik Çalışmalar, TÜBİTAK Bilim ve Teknik Dergisi Richerson, P, Boyd. R, Bettinger, R., 2000, The Origins of Agriculture as a Natural Experiment in Cultural Evolution, Şardağ, K., 2005 Anadolunun sakinleri, Bilim Teknik Ekim. 70-73s.
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO15    4
LO25    2
LO35    2
LO45    2
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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