Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105025141998World EcosystemsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this lesson, our students learn about different ecosystems in the world and they approach the world holistic. So, they evaluate and query global approaches and ideas.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ümit ERDEM
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to explane basic principle, concept and content of environment, ecology and ecosystems
2To be able to identify fundamental ecosystems in the world
3To be able to identify and use appropriote actions for provide balanced and sustainable assocation between ecosystem components and between esosystems.
4To be able to identfy spesific ecosystems as wetland ecosystems, coastal ecosystems.
5To be able identfy priciple concepts like organism, population, community and ecology
6To be able to principle components of ecosystems
7 To be able to identify indicators that used to analyse quality of ecosystems
8To be able to identify fundamental ecosystems types in our country
9To be able to analyse the interactions between components of ecosystems and between the other ecosystems.
10To be able to recognize and query the factors that effect variation and distribution of ecosystems
11To be able to identfy fundamental biome types.
12 To be able to recognize types of ecosystems to adapt to stress conditions which occur natural or anthropogenically
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description, concept and content about environment, ecology and ecosystems; principle ecosystems within the world; principle biomes types; principle components of ecosystems and inretactions between ecosystems, spesific ecosystems; the factors that effect distirbution and variation of ecosystems; the indicators that can be searched to analyse quality of ecosystems; stres conditions that effect ecosystems natural or anthropogenically; responses that ecosystems give to stres conditions and adaptation process; actions which provide balanced and sustainable assocation within ecosystems
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description, concept and content about environment
2Major biome types
3Major ecosystems and interactions in the world
4Major ecosystems and interactions in the world
5Major ecosystems and interactions in our country
6Major ecosystems and interactions in our country
7Spesific ecosystems as wetland ecosystem, coastal ecosystem
8Mid-term exam
9The factors that effect distirbution and variation of ecosystems
10Natural variation that cause stress on ecosystems
11Activityies that cause stress on ecosystems
12Responses and adaptation process that ecosystems gives to stres; within the scope of examples,
13Indicators that are used for analyse quality of ecosystems; within the scope of examples.
14Actions that can be traceable for providing balanced and sustainable association between ecosystems, planning studies and developing policy geliştirilen politikalar
15Actions that can be traceable for providing balanced and sustainable association between ecosystems, planning studies and developing policy geliştirilen politikalar
16FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturers
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
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems41040
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Reading148112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)244
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