GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
FAUNA AND FLORA OF TURKEY/REH 441
Course Title: FAUNA AND FLORA OF TURKEY
Credits 2 ECTS 5
Semester 7 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Bölüm başkanı
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  bölümbaşkanı
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To establish the association between the general climatic characteristics of phytogeographic regions and biodiversity in these regions
Help students understand concepts (terms) of ecosystem, community, population, flora and vegetation (ecosystem, community, population, flora and veget
To teach the effects of climatic changes seen during geological periods on the formation of present flora of Turkey and the origins of the flora of Tu
To taxanomically evalute the biodiversity in the flora of Turkey
Animal species and biodiversity in the contracts in Turkey
Potentially unsafe areas show the species can be found
Teaching of endemic species of Turkey
Teach the important wetlands of Turkey
Demonstration of important faunistic areas
Teaching the threatened extinction of the species
 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Concepts of ecosystem, community, and population, concepts of flora and vegetation, definitions (terms) used in biological diversity (genetic and here
2. Week  An overview of biodiversity in Turkey, the causes of the richness and diversity of the flora of Turkey and the history of botanic studies in Turkey
3. Week  The causes of the richness the flora of Turkey, general types of climate in Turkey, phytogeographic regions in Turkey and their characteristics
4. Week  The formation of Anatolia, the Anatolian fauna, the first time
5. Week  Zoogeographic importance area of Anatolia, which zoogeographical area in the world are there? An overview of today's fauna elements
6. Week  MIDTERM
7. Week  Brief information on the geography of Turkey (geographical formations, precipitation regimes, topography, Mediterranean bioclimatic zones
8. Week  Formation of the flora and vegetation (concepts (terms) of migration, germination, ecesis, competition, climax and succession), climatic changes seen
9. Week  General characteristics and the taxon numbers of the flora of Turkey in terms of plant groups, characteristics of larger families belonging to monocot
10. Week  Plants of Turkey having special characteristics (status, condition) (edible plants, spice plants, industrial plants, plants used as food sources and p
11. Week  Habitats where endemic plant species are mostly seen, endemism in Turkey and endemic plants, the numbers of endemic species in terms of plant groups
12. Week  -
13. Week  -
14. Week  -
15. Week  -
16. Week  -
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Genel Zoocoğrafya ve Türkiye Zoocoğrafyası. Meteksan Yayınları Basoglu,M. & İ. Baran, 1977,Seçmen, Ö. “Türkiye Florası Ders Notları”. Ege Üniv. Fen Fak. (2008)
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  none
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
16
2
32
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
14
3
42
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
2
28
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
5
10
 Final and Studying for Final
2
6
12
 Other
2
3
6
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
130
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
5.2
 ECTS: 
5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Have an understanding of the structure of the tourism industry, how it functions, and its significance for the development of the country.X
2Demonstrate reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in one foreign language (English, German or French) at least at the level of B2 of European Language Portfolio.X
3Have an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, principles and facts within the context of management, economics, and social psychology.X
4Demonstrate effective use of both basic and professional information and communication technologies and software.X
5Understand, analyze and interpret the cultures, history, religions, and the art of the civilisations that have lived in Turkey.X
6Have detailed knowledge of the geography of both the World and the Turkey.X
7Plan, implement and control a tour.X
8Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing effectively and demonstrate effective presentation skills.X
9Recognize, understand, and communicate with different cultures.X
10Understand and apply national and international law, regulations and professional standards related to tourist guiding.X
11Describe, synthesize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data and information professionally.X
12Work effectively both independently and with others.X
13Have the qualifications to manage and organize the organizations in the travel businesses.X
14Have general business knowledge.X
15Understands strategies for management and marketing in the field of travel management.X
16Have knowledge of basic law related to tourism businesses.X
17Understands the relationship between tourism and environment, is aware of the necessary practices for a more livable environment and applies them when necessary.X
18Have the ability to think analytically in the field of tourism.X
19Have basic knowledge about home country cuisine and world cuisines.X
20Have a basic knowledge of the document and the accounting system in the travel agencies.X