Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015231998Artificial Habitats and Their Using in Fisheries ManagementElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce artificial habitat technologies and applications in Turkey and the world. T o explain how to use artificial habitats in fisheries management.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Altan LÖK
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to explain design prenciple and materials used in constructing artificial habitats
2To be able to solve some problems in fisheries management using artificial habitats technology
3To be able to design an artificial habitat
4To be able to do lists of applications of artificial reef in Turkey and the world
5To be able to design a research on artificial habitats
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Classifications and desciptions of artificial habitats, artificial reefs and floating artificial reefs applications in Turkey and the world, the importance of planning, planning stages, construction materials and design criterias, effects of environmental factors to artificial reefs, artificial habitat ecology, place of artificial reefs in fisheries management.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Terminology of artificial habitat
2AR applications in the World and Turkey
3Floating artificial reefs and their use fisheries
4Construction materials (primary materials)
5Construction materials (secondary materials)
6Environmental factors which effect AR design
7Biologic factors which effect AR design
8Exam
9Possibilities of use of AR in problem solving in fisheries
10AR ecology
11AR ecology (con.)
12AR research methodologies
13AR research methodologies (con.)
14Legal legislation related to AR
15State of art of the subject in Turkey
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
William Seaman, Jr., Lucian M. Sprague (1991). Artificial Habitat for Marine and Freshwater Fisheries, Academic Press Inc.
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Observation166
Field Trip166
Project Preparation11010
Seminar11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading14684
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)204
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1     45
LO234     
LO34 5 4  
LO4   44  
LO54 4  43
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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