Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035632012Clam Culture TechnologyElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The clam is the one of the most economical bivalve species. It has not been cultured yet in Turkey but it is aimed that explain of detail information about this species culture
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Serpil SERDAR
Learning Outcomes
1Ability of understand of clam species and distribution
2Understanding of importance of clam rearing
3Understanding of clam reproductive cycle
4Ability of understanding of clam larvae rearing
5Evaluation of semi-intensive culture
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Importance of clam maturation, characteristics of clam larvae rearing, semi-intensive culture system, influence of environmental and biological factors on growth
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of clam species, general characteristics and biologyPresentation
2Examples of clam culture in the worldVideo
3Influence of environmental factors on growthPresentation
4Influence of biological factors on growthPresentation
5Selective breeding and maturationPractice
6Examination of gonadal development stages in clamPractice
7Mid exam
8Spawning of clamPractice
9Systems of clam larvae rearingPresentation
10Clam culture in box methodPresentation
11Clam culture in net methodPresentation
12Clam culture in parc methodPresentation
13HarvestingPresentation
14ReportPresentation of report
15ReportPresentation of report
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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
Practice4624
Laboratory4624
Field Work188
Report Preparation32060
Report Presentation122
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation122
Self Study12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading3618
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)210
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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4
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5
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6
PO
7
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LO24334344
LO35244434
LO43233334
LO55444444
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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