Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
INO302AGRICULTURAL KNOWLETGE AND INOVATION SYSTEMSElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Understanding the importance of production and use of innovation in international competition. Learning the innovation system, examining the relationship between actors. Learning the function of an effective innovation system.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Murat BOYACI
Learning Outcomes
1Bilgi ve İnovasyonun toplumsal gelişme ve uluslar arası rekabetteki öneminin kavranması.
2BİS’de kırsal toplumun rollerinin tanımlanması
3İnovasyon sürecinde aktörler arası işbirliğini geliştirme becerilerinin kavranması
4İnovasyon ekonomisinin öğrenilmesi
5Dünyada ve Türkiye’de ulusal ve yerel inovasyon sistemlerinin incelenmesi
6İnovasyon Politikalarının incelenmesi.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The innovation process will be reviewed considering Globalization and sustainable development. The actors in the process and changing roles will be identified. Applications and the policies in the world will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course description and information about content, to determine the expectations from the course, definition and scope of innovationReading -Literature Review- Discussion
2Conceptual and methodological developments in innovation systemsReading -Literature Review- Discussion
3Innovation and development Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
4Innovation Economy Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
5National innovation systems Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
6Actor relations in innovation systems Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
7Institutional innovation in agricultural extension research and education Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
8Mid term exam
9Innovation, research and development Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
10The integration of universities with innovation systems Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
11Local innovation systems Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
12Innovation and farmers Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
13Examples from innovation systems in the world Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
14Examples from innovation systems in the world Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
15Innovation systems in service and industry sectors Reading -Literature Review- Discussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Anderson et al, 2003, Alberta’s agricultural research and innovation strategic framework, Alberta’s Agricultural research and institute, Edmonton, Canada, 49p. Hall, A., 2006, public private sector partnerships in an agricultural innovation , Merit working paper: 2006-002, Netherlands Hocde, H., et al., 2006, From participation to partnership: a novel way for research to accompany innovation process, IAS,. Röling, N., 1990a, Extension Science Information Systems in Agricultural Development, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Newyork, 233p. Spielman, D., 1999, Innovations systems perspectives on developing country agriculture: a critical review ISNAR, Discussion paper 2 Temel, T, 2002, Innovation systems of Azerbijan an assessment of institutional linkages ISNAR, country report, The Netherlands, 57p. World Bank, 2006, Enhancing Agricultural Innovation, ARD, 118p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14456
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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