Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025011998Information Sources in Plant ProtectionElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is enable the students to get information on sources in plant protection and using this knowledge in research process and writing scientific report.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on information sources in plant protection
2Gaining knowledge on scientific writing in plant protection
3Gaining knowledge on finding information from literature in plant protection
4Gaining knowledge on supplying of literature in plant protection
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Information sources, Supplying of literature, Recording information from literature, Scientific technical writing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on coursesDiscussion on courses
2Kind of information sourcesLibrary studies
3Kind of information sourcesLibrary studies
4Supplying of literature by classical methodsLibrary studies
5Supplying of literature by modern methodsLibrary studies
6General recording information from the literatureLibrary studies
7Special recording information from the literatureLibrary studies
8Midterm exam
9Scientific technical writingLibrary studies
10Methods of scientific technical writingLibrary studies
11Preparation of dispositionPractice on disposition
12Citing literature in the textPractice on citing literature
13Using of illustrations and tablesPractice on illustrations and tables
14Some important points in writingPractice on writing
15Presentation of the projectPresentation of the project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Arnett, R. B., “ Entomological Information Storage and Retrieval”. The Bio Rand Foundation, Inc., (1970). Day, R. A., “How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper”. (Translated by O. A Altay), Tübitak Yayınları, (1996). Kansu, İ. A., “Bilimsel Eser Yazma ve Basıma Hazırlama Tekniği”. Ç. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 17, Adana, (1983). Lodos, N., “Bilimsel Araştırma Yapma ve Yazı Yazma Tekniği”. Ege Bölge Zirai Araştırma Enstitüsü Müdürlüğü Yayınları, No: 12, Menemen, (1978). Maltha, D. J., “Technical Literature Search and the Written Report”. Fitman Publishing, (1976). Marshall, C. & G. B. Rossman, “Designing Qualitative Research”. Sage Publications, (1989).
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)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14114
Practice14228
Report Presentation11515
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)95
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
PO
2
PO
3
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4
PO
5
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6
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7
PO
8
LO13433  34
LO23433  34
LO33333  34
LO4  3   35
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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