COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Ecology SUF   108 2 1 1 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Cem ÇEVİK
Instructors
Prof.Dr.CEM ÇEVİK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to gain knowledge the students about the basic features of the science of ecology
Content
Description of ecology and environment science, natural selection, habitat, biotope, ecological niche, population, community, ecosystem, abiotic factors and effects of organism, biotic factors, population dynamics, freshwater and marine ecosystems, effect of pollution water

Learning Outcomes
1) Explains the historical development of ecology, chapters, and the relationship with other disciplines
2) Explains biological diversity
3) Interprets some basic concepts of ecology to classify of ecological factors
4) Explains abiotic factors and the their effects on organisms
5) Explain biotic factors and the their effects on organisms
6) Explains the concept of population, structural properties and population dynamics
7) Explains the concept of ecosystem, ecosystem components, the functional properties of ecosystems, and the cycle of substance
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Having knowledge on “natural and applied sciences” and “basic engineering”; combination of their theoretical and practical knowledge on fisheries engineering applications.
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2. Assessment of data scientifically on fisheries engineering, determining and solving the problems
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3. Uses theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of fisheries to design; investigates and interprets events and phenomena usig scientific methods and techniques.
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4. Collecting data in fisheries science, making the basic experimental studies, evaluating the results, identifying the problems and developing methods of solution
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5. Having plan any study related to fisheries science as an individually, managing and consulting.
X
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6.Learning the knowledge by the determining learning needs; developing positive attitude towards lifelong learning
X
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7. Communicating oral and written in expertise field, monitoring the seminars and meeting in expertise field, following the foreign language publication.
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8. Improving life-long learning attitude and using the information to the public interest.
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9. Creating public awareness about fisheries and having the ability to ensure sustainable use of aquatic resources.
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10. Communicating oral and written effectively, participating the seminars and meetings in expertise field, following the foreign language publications.
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11. Using the informatics and communicating technology
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12. Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.
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13. Gaining competence to determine the current status of aquatic resources and its sustainable use, water pollution and control, and biotechnology areas.
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14. Having ability to promote the study about aquaculture techniques by saving the natural environment, fishery diseases, fishing and processing technology, structure of fishery sector, problems and solution of their expertise field
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15. Ability to act in accordance with the regulation, social, scientific, cultural, and ethical values on fisheries field
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The definition of ecology and its sections, the formation and evolution of the earth, the origin of species and biodiversity. Distribution of the subjects for homework. Reading different books related to topic Lecture
2 Habitat, biotope, ecological niche, population and community, ecosystem concepts Reading different books related to topic Lecture
3 Ecological relations, ecological factors Reading different books related to topic Lecture
4 Abiotic factors Reading different books related to topic Lecture
5 Biotic factors Reading different books related to topic Lecture
6 Population ecology and population dynamics Reading different books related to topic Lecture
7 Characteristics of the species of Community, Species diversity, Similarity and Diversity Indexes Reading different books related to topic Lecture
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying exam Lecture
9 Elements of ecosystems, energy flow in ecosystems Reading different books related to topic Lecture
10 substance cycle in ecosystem Reading different books related to topic Lecture
11 Freshwater and Marine ecosystems Reading different books related to topic Lecture
12 Wetlands, estuaries, lagoons and reefs Reading different books related to topic Lecture
13 Ecological balance and conservation of biodiversity Reading different books related to topic Lecture
14 Environmental Protection and Environmental Health Reading different books related to topic Lecture
15 Presentation of homework Preparing for homework presentation Homework
16-17 Term Exams Preparing for homework presentation Homework

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