Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Biogeography COG 303 5 4 + 0 4 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DERYA EVRİM KOÇ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DERYA EVRİM KOÇ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Biogeography is basically the study of the distribution of the Earth’s biota, both flora and fauna in which human beings live with them together. Having some knowledge about existence of animals and plants in the same place and to comprehend the important flora and fauna regions and theirs characteristics.
Course Content Biogeography, ecosystems and its components, cycles on biosphere and environmental relationships, distribution and emigration of living organisms, the main flora and fauna regions of the worlds, vegetation formations and theirs boundary. In other words biogeography is basically the study of the distribution of the Earth’s biota, flora and fauna. This course will offer an introduction to the geographical distribution of living organisms in terms of current and former processes. Special reference is made to biogeographic regions, the distribution of organisms in space and time, and ecological biogeography. Different videos, which consist of characteristics fauna elements and zoogeographic regions, will be shown.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Describe of living organisms in terms of paleontology, geography, and ecology, distribution of lives in the Biosphere and taking some information about geologic processes of geologic ages and theirs current situations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Know ecologic concepts and realize for biologic diversity Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Relate between flora and fauna with caracteristics of climate Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Make natural distributions for animal and plant Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Identify what are the changes of flora and fauna that occurred by human factors Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 List factors which affact distribution of animate in the earth Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Biogeography, ecosystem and biogeography, ecosystem’s elements
2 Cycles on biosphere and environmental relations
3 Life and environment, stability, succession and biodiversity
4 Distribution factors of living organisms and migration of them
5 Living places for organisms
6 Growing environment for plants and conditions
8 Midterm exam
9 Environmental adaptation for plants
10 Vegetation classification
11 Vegetation geography terms
12 Vegetation analyzing and dendrochronology
13 Living place for animals and conditions, environmental selection and animal distribution
14 Zoogeography regions
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones X
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination X
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware X
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
12
13
14
15
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 2 20 40
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 0 10 0
Total Workload 176
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.04
dersAKTSKredisi 7