COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Important Natural Areas and Species CMS   343 5 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Olcayto KESKİNKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to provide the intensive knowledge to Environmental Engineers about biological values of our country, to establish of full consciousness of the nature conservation. to provide fully awareness of Engineers to understanding the impact of human on the environment and ethical values, to provide fully awareness of working on the decision-making processes of EIA and to provide resources that will help engineers to create an effective infrastructure.
Content
What is the key biodiversity area (KBA) KBA approach, KBA criteria, biogeography and natural habitats in Turkey, KBA of the Mediterranean Coast Area, KBA of the Southeastern Anatolia Region, KBA of the Eastern Anatolia Region, KBA of the Black Sea Region, KBA of the Marmara region, KBA of the Aegean Region, KBA of the Central Anatolia Region.

Learning Outcomes
1) The candidates learn the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) of our country. They learn what is the meaning of KBA concept, criteria of KBA, they learn biogeography and natural habitats in Turkey,
2) They learn the whereabouts of protected areas in Turkey,
3) They learn endangered, endemic and protected specimens that exist in the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) of Turkey and they learn places in which they are exist,
4) They learn criteria of KBAs
5) They learn the biological richness of Turkey s in terms of regional basis.
6) KBA of the Eastern Anatolia Region, 2
7) Examination
8) KBA of the Black Sea Region,1
9) KBA of the Black Sea Region,2
10) KBA of the Marmara region, 1
11) KBA of the Marmara region, 2
12) KBA of the Aegean Region, 1
13) KBA of the Aegean Region, 2
14) KBA of the Central Anatolia Region.
15) Conclusions


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
X
4
 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
X
5
Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
X
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
X
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
X
8
Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
X
9
 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
X
10
Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
X
11
 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
X
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
X
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
X
14
 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
X
15
 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 What is the key biodiversity area (KBA) KBA approach, KBA criteria, biogeography and natural habitats in Turkey, Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
2 KBA of the Mediterranean Coast Area, 1 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
3 KBA of the Mediterranean Coast Area, 2 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
4 KBA of the Southeastern Anatolia Region, Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
5 KBA of the Eastern Anatolia Region, 1 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
6 KBA of the Eastern Anatolia Region, 2 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
7 Examination Review of the course lectures
8 KBA of the Black Sea Region,1 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
9 KBA of the Black Sea Region,2 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
10 KBA of the Marmara region, 1 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
11 KBA of the Marmara region, 2 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
12 KBA of the Aegean Region, 1 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
13 KBA of the Aegean Region, 2 Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
14 KBA of the Central Anatolia Region. Students should study to relevant sections of course notes
15 Final examination Review of the course lectures
16-17 Final examination Review of the course lectures

Recommended or Required Reading
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