Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025091998History of EntomologyElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to give basic knowledge on history of entomology and to enable students on the importance of history of entomology in plant protection and entomology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on history of entomology
2Gaining knowledge on importance of history of entomology in plant protection and entomology
3Gaining knowledge on the importance of history of entomology
4Gaining the oppurtunity to evaluate the entomological events in the world and in Turkey
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• History of entomology from prehistoric time up to today in the world,• Important point of this period,• History of entomology in Turkey
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on courses
2Importance of history of entomology
3History of entomology from prehistoric time up to today in the world
4History of entomology from prehistoric time up to today in the world
5History of entomology from prehistoric time up to today in the world
6History of entomology in Turkey
7History of entomology in Turkey
8Midterm exam
9Important institutions in Turkish entomology
10Important events in Turkish entomology
11Important persons in Turkish entomology
12Important persons in Turkish entomology
13Important persons in Turkish entomology
14General evaluation
15Presentation of projects
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Alkan, B., “Türkiye Ziraatında Bitki Korumanın Tarihçesi, Organizasyonu ve Problemleri”. A. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 214. (1963). Karaca, İ., “Türkiye’de Fitopatoloji Tarihi”. E. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 507. (1992). Osborn, H., “A Brief History of Entomology”. The Spahr & Glenn Company, Ohio. (1952).
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11010
Self Study149126
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14545
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)243
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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