Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Natural and Human Environment Problems COG 507 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FATMA TÜLAY KIZILOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Purpose is to review the development and importance of environmental problems, all environmental issues related to soil, water and air ecosystems, the effects of environmental changes on human, plant and animal health, World and Turkish Environmental organizations and projects, international environmental agreements and conferences, solutions and recommendations for environmental problems will be explained to give students information on the current situation.

Course Content

Information will be provided to students on the main subjects related to environmental concept, laws and management related to the environments, environmental organizations and their activities in the World and Turkey, international environmental agreements and conferences, environmental impact assessment (EIA), special environment protection zones, the main factors for the emergence of environmental problems, as a result of excessive pressure on natural resources the resultant air, water and soil related environmental problems and the visual and noise pollution that can arise and the solution and recommendations to environmental problems. Various slides and presentations will be made regarding these subjects.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She identifies the problems about environment matters Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He/She identifies suitable techniques to address environmental issues Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He/She tells an understanding of environmental awareness Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Environmental concept, laws and management related to the environment, environmental organizations and their activities in the World and Turkey, international environmental agreements and conferences, solutions and recommendations for environmental prob
2 Types of earthquakes, the spread throughout Turkey and the world
3 Increase in population and food problems, the imbalance of income spread
4 Settlement problems, race for arms an the effects of wars on the environment
5 Biological diversity concept, Turkeys biological richness
6 The environmental pollution caused by nitrogen and phosphorus, the types of erosion definitions, soil degradation and desertification by erosion, effects on production, pastures, forests, precautions to control erosion.
7 Visual Pollution
8 Midterm exam
9 Soil problems caused by agricultural and industrial activities, the effects of soil filter, buffer and transformer features, the effects of using agricultural land for other purposes
10 Natural vegetation cover varieties, destruction, protection alternatives
11 Global warming, global climate changes
12 Air Pollution
13 Noise Pollution
14 Environmental auditing and general assessment
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

[3]Ekolojik Sorunlar ve Çözümleri.N.Çepel,TÜBİTAK popüler bilim kitapları 180.[4]Şahin, C., Sipahioğlu, Ş., Doğal Afetler ve Türkiye, Gündüz Eğitim ve Yayıncılık, Ankara.2003

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Able to get to information,its appraising, interpreting and application with enlarging of information on the same or different field.
2 Able to develop to information by scientific methods by using limited or incomplete datas on geography and geographical information technology field, able to use of thi informaion with scientific, social and ethic responsibility
3 To resolve to a problem, evaluating of results and able to apply on geography and geographical information technology field
4 Able to translate of current development and works to groups that on same field or diffrent field as written,oral and visual
5 To discover solution methods and able to develop to new strategic approach on complicated conditions in practise in geography information technology field
6 Able to develop to plans of strategy, politics and practise and able to evaluate their results
7 To have to oral and written communication skill on least one foreign language
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To looking after of social, scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection that associated with geography and geographical information technology field, explication and announced
10 Able to use to problem solving ability and information that assimilated on geography and geographical information technology field on interdicipline works X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 80
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 3 8 24
Total Workload 160
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.4
dersAKTSKredisi 6