Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015302004The Theory of Scuba and PracticesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand and apply dive theory, understand and interpret advanced diving training, calculate and interpret diving computations, recognize dive categories, have information about scientific diving.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof.Dr. F.Ozan Düzbastılar
Learning Outcomes
1Student will be able to recognize other scuba systems excepting open circuit scuba.
2Student will be able to recognize and apply advanced diving techniques out of fundamental diving trainings.
3Student will be able to understand dive theory and analyze theoretical and practical calculations related to diving.
4Student will be able to interpret different dive categories and dive environments.
5Student will be able to use and apply knowledge of scientific diving.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
History of Diving, Underwater Physiology, Decompression and Dive Tables, Surface-Supplied Air Diving Operations, Underwater Navigation, Search Techniques, Dive Categories and Practices, Scientific Diving
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History of Diving-1 Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
2History of Diving-2 Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
3Underwater Physiology-1 Case Study
4Underwater Physiology-2 Case Study
5Decompression and Dive Tables-1 Drill and Practice
6Midterm
7Decompression and Dive Tables-2 Drill and Practice
8Surface-Supplied Air Diving Operations Data-show presentation
9Underwater Navigation Drill and Practice
10Search Techniques Drill and Practice
11Dive Categories and Practices –1 Data-show presentation
12Dive Categories and Practices –2 Data-show presentation
13Dive Categories and Practices –3 Data-show presentation
14Scientific Diving –1 Drill and Practice
15Scientific Diving –2 Drill and Practice
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook: Düzbastılar, M.K., Düzbastılar, F.O., 2007. Dalma Tekniği, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, Bornova, İzmir. Recommended texts: U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. History of Diving. Vol. 1, Chap. 1, 31. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Underwater Physiology. Vol. 1, Chap. 3, 53. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Dive Systems. Vol. 1, Chap. 4, 4-13. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Operational Planning. Vol. 2, Chap. 6, 54. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Scuba Air Diving Operations. Vol. 2, Chap. 7, 41. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Surface-Supplied Air Diving Operations. Vol. 2, Chap. 8, 34. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Air Decompression. Vol. 2, Chap. 9, 70. U.S. Navy SCUBA Diving Manual, 2001. Ice and Cold Water Diving Operations. Vol. 2
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
Discussion212
Question-Answer212
Team/Group Work122
Field Trip236
Field Work122
Report Preparation133
Report Presentation111
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination166
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)228
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO15 4 535
LO25 5 555
LO34 4 553
LO45 5 555
LO5       
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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