Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104015112001History of FishingElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Study general fishing history considering historical periods of time.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Ali KARA
Learning Outcomes
1Knowledge of historic development of fishing.
2Recording and belief in importance of records.
3Ability to study and find data and information help development of fisheries history and systematically submit them to concerned individuals and groups for the matter involved.
4Ability to learn chronology of developments in fisheries history and understand interrelated knowledge of them.
5Ability to use methodologies and devices necessary for research on historic developments on the matter.
6Ability to access to related literature and use it.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The first section of the course covers activities of catching fish in ancient times (stone,bronze and iron ages),Mesopotamia and Egypt and other Mediterranean cultures.The second section includes fishing activites in Anotolia and Europe during middle ages and modern (new)times and the last section covers developments in modern fisheries and associated mechanisation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance of history and historical ages.
2Fish catching in prehistoric ages (Mesopotamia and Egypt as well as other Mediterranean cultures.).
3Fishing in historical ages.
4Development of modern fishing-1
5Development of modern fishing-2
6Fisheries activities in Ottoman Empire.
7History of fishing in Europe.
8Midterm.
9History of fishing in Turkey.
10History of fishing in Turkey (Organisation and Institutional Development).
11Historical Development of Fishing Equipment and Mechanisation.
12History of National and International Fishing Laws and Regulation.
13History of Fisheries Institution
14History of Fishing Marine Mammals.
15History of Fisheries Studies.
16Final Exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
Stewart, Hilary (1994). Indian Fishing: Early Methods on the Northwest Coast. Seattle, University of Washington Press. Sahrhage, Dietrich; Johannes Lundbeck (1992). A History of Fishing. Springer-Verlag.
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)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12424
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)202
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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