Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036452018Ethical Approaches at Biological SciencesCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
Ethical approaches at biological sciences are a dynamic research area which is interested in worth problems of livings. Physiology, law, history, criminal science, public health, biomedical technologies can be cooperated with many projects together, but when social and health science studied together many ethical problems can be faced. The aim of this lesson is to solve these ethical problems and to generate new strategies..
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Burcu Okutucu
Learning Outcomes
1To understand basic ethical concepts at biological sciences
2To generate ethical approaches at biological research techniques
3To study and to define the scientific publication
4To understand and to discuss ethical problems
5 To evaluate and to discuss the ethical approaches that is studying on livings with the help of modern science and technology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To understand development period of ethical approaches of biological science, the historical development of ethics will be discussed. The ethical problems of biological research techniques, and publication will be told. The organization of ethic committees is also told. Human biomedical research and actual ethic problems (cloning, cell culture, Nanobiotechnology, research animals and ecology) will be discussed. Sociological approaches at biological sciences and legal arrangements of scientific ethics will also discuss
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The philosophical approaches of scientific researches
2 Scientific research paradigms
3The quantitative research ethics
4The qualitative research ethics
5The qualitative research models
6Ethic committees and legal arrangements
7The professional ethics
8Midterm exam
9Human Biomedical researchs and ethical approaches
10Human Biomedical researchs and law approaches
11Actual ethic problems-1
12Actual ethic problems 2
13Oral presentations
14Oral Presentations
15Oral Presentations
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ethical and Philosophical Consideration of the Dual-Use Dilemma in the Biological Science Miller, Seumas, Selgelid, Michael J. ISBN 978-1-4020-8312-9(2007) Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal ISSN Print:2151-805X (2016) Communicating Biological Sciences: Ethical and Metaphorical Dimensions Richard Elliott ISBN 9780754676324 (2009)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)184
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