Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003022014MAP READING AND ANALYSISCompulsory363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide knowledge and skils on map reading and interpretation to geography students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Mehmet DOĞAN
Learning Outcomes
1To provide reading and interpretation knowledge and skils for various maps
2To prepare and interpret physical, administrative, and thematic maps.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Maps and map types * Maps and determine the directions * Maps and positioning * Maps, scales, measures * Preparation and interpretation of physical maps * Relief Analysis * Preparation and interpretation of geological maps * Preparation and interpretation of geological cross-sections * Preparation and interpretation of administrative maps * Preparation and interpretation of thematic maps
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, literature sources, tools and equipment Expression
2Definitions and conceptsExpression
3Maps, scales, measurements, special signsExpression-Drawing
4Preparation and interpretation of physical mapsExpression-Drawing
5Topographic mapsExpression
6Topography and contoursExpression-Practice
7Topography and contoursExpression-Practice
8Relief analysisExpression-Practice
9Relief analysisExpression-Practice
10Geological maps, geological cross-section preparation and interpretationExpression-Drawing
11Geological maps, geological cross-section preparation and interpretationExpression-Drawing
12Midterm exam
13Preparation and interpretation of administrative mapsExpression-Drawing
14Prepare and interpret the thematic mapsExpression-Drawing
15Prepare and interpret the thematic mapsExpression-Drawing
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Turgut Bilgin, Genel Kartografya II. Harita ve Diagramların Hazırlanışı ve Çizimi. İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayını 2001, İstanbul.
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Problem Solving8216
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2612
Individual Study for Final Examination2816
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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5
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13
LO15 55    55  5
LO25 55    55  5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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