Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Culture Media Used In Microbiology GDM 511 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SERAP COŞANSU AKDEMİR
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. SERAP COŞANSU AKDEMİR,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To give theorotical about food microbiolgy laborotory as well as to make have get studentst main practical abilities useful for laborotory activities
Course Content Defination of culture media, culture media ingredients, preparation and preparation types, sterilization, post-sterilization procedures, dehydrated culture media supplements, ready-to-use culture media, storage of prepared culture media, selection of the culture media proper for the aim, culture media mistakes, quality control
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To learn basic knowledge about culture media Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To learn how to prepare, store and use the culture media Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To learn how to determine the suitable media for a certain target, culture media mistakes and the main points should be take into consideration Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, Defination and classification of culture media
2 Ingredients: water, peptones, extracts, gelling agents, carbohydrates
3 Ingredients: salt, buffers, indicators, inhibitors, etc.
4 Preparing of culture media and preparation types
5 Sterilization and post-sterilization procedures
6 Dehydrated culture media supplements, ready-to-use culture media
7 Membrane filtration
8 Storage and usage of prepared culture media
9 Selection of a culture media proper for a certain aim
10 Culture media mistakes
11 Quality controıl
12 Culture collection and autocontrol
13 Culture media samples
14 General evaluation and discussion
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on high school education in a same or different area, to be able to reach knowledge, evaluate and interpret it to be able to do practice. X
2 By utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area, to be able to expand the knowledge by scientific methods and use them in scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 To be able to define a problem, propose a solution method, solve it, evaluate the results and apply if it is necessary in his or her area.
4 To be able to transfer systematically the current developments, his or her studies to the other people as written, orally and visually.
5 To be able to develop new strategic approach and produce solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
6 To be able to have oral or written communication ability in one of well know foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B2).
7 To have knowledge about software and hardware about computers and be able to use and improve data processing and communication abilities.
8 To be able to watch scientific, social, and ethical values and teach and control them in the step of data collection, evaluation and announcement of them. X
9 The qualifications gaining for values of scientific and ethical in stages of data collection, interpretation, dissemination and in all professional activities,
10 To create awareness about new and emerging applications of the profession; when the necessary gain skills to investigate and learn X
11 To understand the social and environmental aspects of engineering practice, gain skills to adapt to the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
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 15 15
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6