Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025442006Insect BiodiversityElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to enable the students to understand the importance of insect biodiversity and to have the capacity to improve ideas to solve the problems and to share ideas with related stake-holders.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on the types of insect biodiversity
2Gaining knowledge on the protection of insect biodiversity
3Gaining knowledge on the measurement of insect biodiversity
4Gaining the opportunity to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others
5Gaining knowledge on the importance of insect biodiversity
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Importance of insect biodiversity,• Types of insect biodiversity,• Determination of insect biodiversity,• Factors affecting insect biodiversity,• Conservation of insect biodiversity
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on courses
2Importance of insect biodiversity
3Importance of insect biodiversity
4Types of insect biodiversity
5Determination of insect biodiversity-methods
6Determination of insect biodiversity-evaluation
7Determination of insect biodiversity-evaluation
8Midterm exam
9Factors affecting insect biodiversity
10Factors affecting insect biodiversity
11Conservation of insect biodiversity in the world
12Conservation of insect biodiversity in the world
13Conservation of insect biodiversity in Turkey
14Conservation of insect biodiversity in Turkey
15Conservation of insect biodiversity in Turkey
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Anonymous, “Türkiye’nin Çevre Konusunda Verdiği Sözler”. TÜBA, Ankara, 136 s. (2005). Anonymous, “Dünya’da ve Türkiye’de Biyolojik Çeşitliliği Koruma”. TÜBA, Ankara, 174 s. (2006). Hawksworth, D. L., “Biodiversity Measurement and Estimation”. Chapman & Hall. 140 s. (1996). Saunier, E. R. & A. R., “Conservation of Biodiversity and the New Regional Planning”. Organisation of American States and the IUCN-The World Conservation Union. USA. ((1995). Wilson, E. O. & F. M. Peter, “Biodiversity”. Natural forum on Biodiversity. National Academy Pres, Washington. (1997).
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11515
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)234
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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