Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
402001232006SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH-IICompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to advance the technical english of students by teaching fundamentals of the biology in english language.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. İsmail TÜRKAN, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Samiye DEMİR, Doç. Dr. Ortaç ONMUŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Repetition of fundamental english grammer subjects
2Increase in english practice by listening and speaking in english through the lecture
3Getting accustomed to read english research papers
4Providing general knowledge about popular scientific subjects
5Becoming acquainted with technical english terms about biology
6Easing the following of current scientific publications
7Gaining experience on preperation and presentation of english presentations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Repetition of english grammer subjects and reading/discussing english essays about popular biology subjects.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Reminder course 1: Past perfect tense Essay 1: Protect your hearing
2Reminder course 2: Passive voice Essay 2: Smoking
3Reminder course 3: Adverbial Clauses Essay 3: Cancer
4Reminder course 4: Passive voice II Essay 4: Transgenic animals
5Reminder course 5: Infinitives Essay 5: Genetically modified organisms
6Presentations
7Summary
8Midterm Exam
9Reminder course 6: Transitions Essay 6: Diabetes
10Reminder course 7: Future perfect tense passive voice Essay 7: Alzheimer Disease
11Reminder course 8: Infinitives II Essay 8: Hormonal control of digestive juices
12Reminder course 9: Infinitives III + Prepositions Essay 9: Commercial applications of synthetic growth regulator
13Reminder course 10: Time clauses Essay 10: A new virus emerges, novel influenza A (H1N1)
14Presentations
15Summary
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Biology, Neill CAMPBELL and Jane REECE, Benjamin Cummings Pub. 2007 Biology, Life on Earth,, Teresa AUDESİRK, Gerald AUDESİRK, Prentice Hall Pub., 1999 Biology, Slyvia S. MADER, McGraw-Hill Pub.,1996
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Seminar212
Self Study13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading13452
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)143
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1     5     4  
LO23  4 5     4  
LO33  4 5     43 
LO4     5     4 4
LO5   4 5     4  
LO6   4 55       
LO7              
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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