Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015161998Herbs as VegetablesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce sprouts seed used as vegetables, teach the production and to give information about usage.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Dursun EŞİYOK
Learning Outcomes
1 To understand the environmental consciousness
2To examine climatic requirements of seeds germination.
3To explain economic importance and nutrition value of sprouts seed.
4To learn the biological properties of seeds.
5 To understand general knowledge of conservation and usage of sprouts seed
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Economic importance and the importance for human nutrition, biological properties, ecological requirements, reproduction, classification and usage of sprouts seed as vegetable.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To introduce sprouts seed used as vegetables.Collecting and searching learnig material
2The botanical classification of sprouts seed used as vegetablesPreparation from course book
3The status of sprouts in the world and in Turkey, Preparation from course book
4Economic importance of sprouts seed used as vegetable.Preparation from course book
5The value for human nutrition of sprouts Preparation from course book
6The determination of sprouts seed used as vegetablePreparation from course book
7Climatic requirements of sprouts used as vegetables.Preparation from course book
8 Midterms exam Preparation from course book
9Problems in the sprout seed cultivationPreparation from course book
10Preparation growing media of sprouts seed Preparation from course book
11Practices of sprouts seed growing I.Preparation from course book
12Practices of sprouts seed growing II.Preparation from course book
13Practices of sprouts seed growing III.Preparation from course book
14General information on harvesting and usage of sprouts seed used as vegetables.Preparation from course book
15Final term presentation.Presantation of semester project
16Final exam.Practice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. The New Kitchen Garden. Penguin Group, London. 1991, A. Bicknell. 2. Fruit and Vegetables From Seed an Illustrated Dictionary Webb and Bower Ltd. London, 1987. R. Gorer. 3. Growing Edible Sprouts at Home. Cooperative Extension Publications. Nort Murray St Madison Wisconsin, 2001.H. C. Harrison. 4. The Vegetable Expert. Britanica House. Waltham Cross. Herts. England, 1990. D. G. Hessayon.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Self Study14684
Reading14798
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO1    5   
LO2  5     
LO34       
LO44  4    
LO5        
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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