Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025492008Insect MorphologyElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to give basic knowledge on insect morphology and to enable students on the importance of insect morphology in plant protection and entomology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on morphological structures of insects
2Gaining knowledge on important morphological terms
3Gaining knowledge on importance of insect morphology in plant protection and entomology.
4Gaining the oppurtunity to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• External structure of insects,• Internal structure of insects,• Structures of important organs and tissues
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on courses
2External structure of insects
3Head and appendages
4Thorax and appendages
5Thorax and appendages
6Abdomen and appendages
7Abdomen and appendages
8Midterm exam
9Internal structure of insects
10Systems
11Systems
12Systems
13Systems
14Structures of important organs and tissues
15Presentation of the project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Chapman, R. F., “The Insects Structure and Function”. The English Universities Pres Ltd. 1-819. (1969). Essig, E. O., “College Entomology”. New York The MacMillan Company. 1-900. (1954) Imms, A. D., “A General Textbook of Entomology”. London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1-886. (1964).
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 Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination15050
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)197
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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