Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103004212009ANATOLIAN FAUNACompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, the stunning examples of animal diversity in the fauna of Turkey will be explained.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özlem ÇAKICI
Learning Outcomes
1Animal species and biodiversity in the contracts in Turkey
2To learn endemic species of Turkey
3To learn the important wetlands of Turkey
4Demonstration of important faunistic areas
5Potentially unsafe areas where species can be found
6Teaching the threatened extinction of the species
7Explanation of the economically important species
8Explaining similar aspects of the fauna among the neighboring country faunas
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Turkey fauna species in extinction in the last two centuries, Turkey Marine and Fresh Water Fish, Turkey frogs, Turkey Reptiles, Birds of Turkey, Turkey Mammals, Invertebrates, and their distribution areas of Turkey, endemic species, the treaties, important faunistic areas
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0The formation of Anatolia, the first time of Anatolian fauna
1Zoogeographic importance of Anatolia. Anatolia is located which zoogeographical area of the world ? An overview of today's fauna elements
2The species, binominal nomenclature , biological diversity, biological diversity terms, international affiliations and contracts
3Chondrichthyes
4Fish: Fresh water fish
5Fish: Marine fish
6Amphibia
7Midterm
8Reptiles: Lizards and Turtles
9Reptiles: Snakes
10Birds: Whooper and birds of prey
11Birds
12Mammals: Carnivora, Insectivorous
13Mammals: rodents, ruminants, ungulates, whales, seals
14Invertebrates: Protozoa, Sponges, Coelenterata, worms, Molluscs, echinoderms
15Invertebrates: Arthropods
Recommended or Required Reading
Demirsoy, A., 1999. Genel Zoocoğrafya ve Türkiye Zoocoğrafyası. Meteksan Yayınları Basoglu,M. & İ. Baran, 1977. Turkiye Surungenleri. Ege Univ. Fen Fak. Kitaplar Serisi Bornova-Izmir No. 76, 272 pp. Basoglu,M. & İ. Baran, 1980.Turkiye Surungenleri Kisim II. Yilanlar . Ege Univ. Fen Fak. Kitaplar Serisi Bornova-Izmir No. 81, 218 pp. Demirsoy, A., “Yaşamın Temel Kuralları, Omurgalılar/Amniota, (Sürüngenler, Kuşlar ve Memeliler)”, Meteksan A.Ş., Ankara, 1992. Baran, İ., Yılmaz, İ., “Ornitoloji Dersleri”, Ege Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi Kitaplar Serisi, no: 87, E.Ü. Basımevi, Bornova-İzmir, 1984. Demirsoy, A., 1999. Yaşamın Temel Kuralları Cilt 2 / Kısım 2/ Omurgasızlar / Böcekler - Entomoloji.
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 Sınavı1100
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination13339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)119
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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