Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Soil Ecology BIY 504 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ŞULE BARAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ŞULE BARAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The aims of this lecture are to give information abouth the structure and components of soil, to give information abuth the organisms living in the soil and their activty in soil, nutrient and element cycles in soil, decomposition, interactions between living and nonliving componemets in soil.
Course Content structure and components of soil, the organisms living in the soil and their activty in soil, nutrient and element cycles in soil, decomposition, interactions between living and nonliving componemets in soil.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 has information abouth the structure and components of soil Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 has information abouth the organisms living in the soil and their activty in soil Lecture, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
3 has information abouth the nutrient and element cycles in soil Lecture, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
4 has information abouth the decomposition Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 has information abouth the interactions between living and nonliving componemets in soil Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 structure and components of soil,
2 the organisms living in the soil
3 and their activty in soil,
4 nutrient cycles in soil,
5 element ( N) cycles in soil,
6 element ( S) cycles in soil,
7 element (C) cycles in soil,
8 element ( S) cycles in soil,
9 midterm exam
10 decomposition
11 interactions between nonliving componemets in soil.
12 interactions between living componemets in soil.
13 interactions between living and nonliving componemets in soil.
14 general repead
Resources
Course Notes Soil ecology Kenn Kıllham, Cambridge pres 1994.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Providing methods of development and obtaining information methods at the specialist scale
2 To be able to practice the subject
3 Having a basic knowledge in related field literature
4 Explain and discuss the results
5 Identify original topics
6 Has the ability to use his / her achievements in biology in interdisciplinary studies.
7 Develops attitude towards project-based work.
8 Academic and cultural accumulation contributes to the process of being information society.
9 Can use computer and information technology at advanced level in accordance with its purposes.
10 Develop a positive attitude towards life-long learning.
11 Develops knowledge at the level of expertise in the relevant disciplines, based on biology level qualifications.
12 It is an individual who is sensitive to universal and social values, who observes, investigates, produces, and has ethical values in the fields / practices in his / her field of study.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 30
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6