Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK312PUBLIC HEALTH PEST CONTROLElective363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide students the general knowledge about public health pests; understand their life cycle, damage kinds and give information about the tools and chemicals that are using in their control
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN, Prof. Dr. Enver DURMUŞOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Recognize important insect species in terms of public health
2Know life cycle and damage types of them
3Decide to control pest and preparing report according to the knowledge
4Understand the control methods
5To have information about the tools and biocides
6Create the report and project related to topic, and evaluate
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Important species belongs to Insecta, Arachnida, Reptilia, Aves and Mammalia classes in public helath, description, life cycle, benefit and damage types and control methods of them • The tools that are using in their chemical control
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Insects and phylogenetic structure, general characteristics and life cycle of themMeeting with class and discussion on course plan
2Important species belongs toCrustaceae. Diplopoda and Chilopoda classes, description and life cycle of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
3Important species belongs to Insecta class, description, life cycle, damage types and control methods of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
4Important species belongs to Insecta class, description, life cycle, damage types and control methods of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
5Important species belongs to Insecta class, description, life cycle, damage types and control methods of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
6Important species belongs to Arachnida class, description, life cycle, damage types and control methods of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
7Important species belongs to Chordata phylum, description, life cycle, damage types and control methods of themInvestigations on related species in the laboratory
8Midterm Exam
9The tools that are using in chemical controlInvestigations on related tools in the laboratory
10The tools that are using in chemical controlInvestigations on related tools in the laboratory
11The biocides that are recomended in chemical controlInvestigations on related biocides in the laboratory
12The biocides that are recomended in chemical controlInvestigations on related biocides in the laboratory
13The biocides that are recomended in chemical controlInvestigations on related biocides in the laboratory
14Term paperEvaluation of the term paper
15Presentation of the projectPresentation of the project
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: - Karsavuran, Y. ve E. Durmuşoğlu, Çevre Sağlığı Zararlıları ve Savaşı, Unpublished Lecture Notes, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 85 s., 2012. Recommended Readings: 1. Dame, D.A. and Fasulo, T.R., 2002. Public-Health Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
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)
Quiz616
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation155
Project Presentation188
Self Study428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO14     
LO2  4   
LO3   5  
LO4    5 
LO5 4    
LO6   5  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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