Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708001622018TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFEElective123
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)
Doç.Dr. Ahmet TALİMCİLER
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the concept of “university”
2To be able to understand the mission, vision and strategic plan of EGE University
3To be able to use various services at the university (library, health center, observatory etc.)
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 activities
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 courseIntroducing the course and examining the course content
2The concept and understanding of university life. Mission, vision and strategic plan of EGE University The presentation of the lecturer
3The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in March Introducing the Sports Clubs Student presentation
4Introducing Art and Science ClubsStudent presentation
5Introducing the centers in the university such as museums and observatories Student presentation
6The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in April. Introducing Sociology Club
7Information about health service and scholarships The presentation of an attendant from Health Culture and Sports General Directorate
8SupervisionLecturer
9Information about Student Affairs The presentation of an attendant from Directorate of Student Affairs
10Information about international opportunities The presentation of the lecturer who is responsible for the International Opportunities of Sociology Department
11The presentation of the actvities in İzmir in AprilStudent presentation
12Visiting the library and introducing the opportunities of the library Presentation of an attendant from Ege University Rectorate Directory of Library and Documentation
13Visiting a museum in İzmir visiting and observation
14Visiting an archeological site in İzmir Visiting and observation
15Preparation for Social Responsibility Projects Presentation of the lecturer
16Final exam: General evaluationExamination of the students’ reports
Recommended or Required Reading
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Final Examination000
Attending Lectures14228
Team/Group Work12224
Report Preparation9327
Report Presentation133
Project Preparation000
Project Presentation000
Self Study5210
Reading000
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
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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