Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003332014COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGYElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce and comprehend the formation and development of coastal topography and coastal types with examples from world and Turkey.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assis. Prof. Dr. Aylin Karadaş
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the geomorphological importance of the coast
2Settlement, agriculture, trade and tourism in terms of comprehending the significance of the coast
3To understand the meaning and importance of coastal law
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Definitions and concepts * Effecting factors on coast and coastal landforms * Erosional and depositional landforms on coasts * Coastal types * Tides * Development of coastal topography
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and literature sourcesExpression
2Definitions, concepts and coastal lawExpression
3Effecting factors on coast and coastal landformsExpression
4Waves and currentsExpression
5Erosional landformsExpression-Drawing
6Profile development I: low coastsExpression-Drawing
7Profile development II: high coastsExpression-Drawing
8Accumulation: Coastal setsExpression-Drawing
9Midterm exam
10Deltas, types of deltaExpression-Drawing
11BeachrocksExpression-Drawing
12Coastal types IExpression-Drawing
13Coastal types IIExpression-Drawing
14Tides, types of tidesExpression
15Development of coastal topographyExpression-Drawing
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Erinç,S (2001) Jeomorfoloji-II. Der Yay. 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
Practice10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2816
Individual Study for Final Examination21224
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2555    5 5  5
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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