Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Soil Geography COG 203 3 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FATMA TÜLAY KIZILOĞLU
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. FATMA TÜLAY KIZILOĞLU,
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Course Category
Course Objective Formation of soil, composition, classification, conversation of it and distribution of Turkey and world soils.
Course Content This course covers the formation, conversation, and composition of soil, including its physical, chemical, biological, morphologic properties and also discusses soil formation and soil forming chemical processes. The major soil classification scheme, the major soil orders and heir regional and world scale distribution will be covered
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain pedogenesis and soil structure Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Analyse problems which will be faced about soil and its solutions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Evaluate protect of soil and environment Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Interpret factor effecting pedogenesis Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Compare characteristics of various soil types Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Debate erosion and soil protection Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, description of soil, general structure
2 Components of soil: Main material factor
3 Biologic components of soil, climate factor, topography, organism and time factors
4 Physical dissolving in soil formation
5 Chemical dissolving in soil formation: Oxidation etc
6 Constructivist and combining events in soil geography, physical properties of soils
7 Important events during the soil formation: salinity etc.
8 Midterm exam
9 Biological and chemical properties of soils
10 Erosion and conservation to soils
11 Soil classification and World soil geography: Old soil classification system
12 New system for soil classification
13 The soils of Turkey
14 Ability of land use classification
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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
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
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 30
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 8 8
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 8 8
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5