Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303095162005Ethnopharmaceutical BotanyElective114
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this study is to teach the student the importence of human plant interactions on line of health and therapy, studies and techniques in this field and to give the ability to access and interpratate the literature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Şüra BAYKAN
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of comprehending scope of ethnobotany.
2To be capable of comprehending contet and limits of ethnopharmaceutical botany.
3To be capable of comprehending historical development of usage of medicinal plants in Anatolia.
4To be capable of comprehending resourses of ethnopharmaceutical botany.
5To be capable of comprehending fundamental methots of ethnopharmaceutic botanical research.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Borders of Ethnopharmaceutical botany, İnterpretation of Human-plant interactions through historical period, Anatolian folk medicine, Assesment of Ethnopharmaceutical botany studies in terms of discovering new medicines, Ethnopahramaceutical botany field study techniques, Ethnobotany databases
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Defining the terms Ethnopharmaceutical Botany, Ethnobotany, Ethnobiology, Ethnopharmacology, Ethnopharmacy, Economic botany, Medicinal Antropology and their relationships
2Human-plant interactions
3Usage of plants in folk medicine through the historical period
4Natural products sourced ethnobotanical studies
5Place of plants in traditional Anatolian medicine
6Ethnobotanical and ethnopharmaceutical botany studies in Anatolia
7Ethnopharmaceuticalbotany field study techniques-1
8Ethnopharmaceuticalbotany field study techniques-2
9Quantitative analyse methodes in Ethnopharmaceutical botany studies
10Sources of Ethnopharmaceuticbotany
11Ethnobotanical databeses in the world, Turkish ethnobotanical database
12Midterm
13Literature discussion on the concepts of Ethnobotany, Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology
14Literature discussion on the concept of Ethnopharmaceutical Botany
15Literature discussion on the concept of field study methodes
16Final exam
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion12336
Question-Answer12336
Project Preparation13030
Self Study12560
Reading12336
Performance12336
Multirom CD Work10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)292
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO5 1  355   2   
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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