Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
402001852011TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFECompulsory112
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to ensure the students to have a general information about the concept of “university” and the directions and regulations of the university life; to learn about the national and international opportunities; to introduce the students the management and service units of the university and to increase the participation of the students in various scientific, cultural, arts and sports activities.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Tanju Kaya, Doç. Dr. Hediye Sekmen, Doç. Dr. Ortaç Onmuş, Doç. Dr. Esra Ersoy Ömeroğlu
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the concept of “university”
2To be able to understand the mission, vision and strategic plan of EGE
3To be able to use various services at the university (library, health center,
4To be able to learn the administration units of the university
5To be able to understand policies and regulations of EGE University
6To be able to participate in student clubs at the university
7To be able to have the habit of participate in the cultural and scientific
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The units of the university such as library, health center, sports, observatory, art and history museums, student clubs, art and science clubs, the national and international education opportunities at the university, the directions of the student affairs, the scientific and cultural activities organized on a monthly basis in İzmir, visiting a museum and an archeological site in İzmir.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of the course, explaining the actvities and operations of the course
2The concept and understanding of university life Mission, vision and strategic plan of EGE University
3The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in March Introducing the Sports Clubs
4Introducing Art and Science Clubs
5Introducing the centers in the university such as museums and observatories
6The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in April Introducing Psychology Club
7Information about health service and scholarships
8Supervision
9 Information about Student Affairs
10Information about International Opportunities
11The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in April
12Visiting the library and introducing the opportunities of the library
13Visiting a museum in İzmir
14Visiting an archeologic site in İzmir
15Preparation for Social Responsibility Projects
16Final exam: General evaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
http://www.ege.edu.tr , http://www.fen.ege.edu.tr/ http://fen.ege.edu.tr/~biyoloji/, , http://kutuphane.ege.edu.tr/ , http://www.akut.org.tr/ , http://www.egeorman.org.tr/ , http://www.ecdl.org.tr/ , http://std.ege.edu.tr/ , http://www.erasmus.ege.edu.tr/
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 Examination144
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures15230
Report Preparation144
Report Presentation122
Self Study15115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO44 45  4       
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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