Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK316INSECT MORFOLOGY AND FIZYOLOGYElective363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is teaching of the general morphological feature of insects. Under this headlines participants will also learn characteristic of insect integument, mouth parts, antenna, legs, wings and other part of the body. Structure of the internal systems will be also focused. Beside this function of the vital system of insect will be considered.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Ferit TURANLI
Learning Outcomes
1Able to recognize insect morphology anf physiology
2Define the structure of head, thorax and abdomen of insects
3Recognize the mouth parts and their functions in insects
4Recognize the systems and their morphological features of insects
5Debate on the insect systems and physiology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Body wall and Integument • Body regions, sclerites and segmentation • Segmental appendages of arthropods • Head and appendages • Thorax and appendages • Abdomen and appendages • Internal systems and their structure
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Development of the organs in Hexapoda
2Integument and external features in Insects
3Body parts of Insect
4Head
5Thorax
6Abdomen
7Midterm Exam
8Alimentary Channel
9Circulatory System
10Respiratory System
11Nervous System
12Sensory Organs
13Reproduction System
14Secretion systems
15Project presentationProject Report
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Borror, D.J. and D.H. DeLong, 1964. An introduction to the study of insects. Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York, 819 pp. Imms, A.D., 1964. A general textbook of entomology. Nethuen and Co Ltd., London, 886 pp. Snodgrass, R.E., 1935. Principle of insect physiology. Mc Graw Hill Book Comp.Inc. New York. 667 pp.
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)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11515
Individual Study for Homework Problems5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO13     
LO2  4   
LO3   4 4
LO4      
LO5   4  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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