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Course Unit Title : Animal Ecology
Course Unit Code : BIO-314
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 3
Semester : 6.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : To get knowledge general animal features
To learn micro-gene centers in Turkey and important gene centers in the World
To understand important factors affecting animal distribution
To learn importance of animal diversity
To understand the origin of animal behaviour and interpretation of animal distribution
To get knowledge about the problems of endangered species
To learn measures to be taken to conserve animals
To seek solutions to the problems of endangered species having international status
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Terms, Zoo-biogeographic distribution, ethology, species protection
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The students are going to know general animal features
They are going to interpret their idea in relation animal population
They will contribute on species protection after learning species biology
They are going to take part in protection of endangered species
Course Aims : To get knowledge geographic and ecologic distribution and biological features of animals
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Lesson notes compiled from different sources
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams : Mid-term and Final exams
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
2 4 8  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 1 1  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
95  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 80
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 20
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 What is reseach area, description and history of animal ecology?
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
2 Clarify of specific terms in relation animal ecology.
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
3 Zoogeography (Continental drift, position of continents, zoogeographic region)
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
4 How occur animal migration and distribution in continents?
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
5 Compare of animal distribution according to chronologic times
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
6 Step ecosystems in Türkiye
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
7 Role of species in ecosystems
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
8 Wetlands, forests and mountain ecosystems in Türkiye
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
9 Türkiye?s zoodiversity
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
10 What is recent status of animal species?
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
11 Species protection and protection status
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
12 Ethology
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
13 Features of indigenous species in Türkiye
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures
14 The factors affecting of the species distribution
  Study Materials: Lesson note organized different literatures