Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Ecology BIY 614 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>Absent</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ UZUN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Department Research Assistant

Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

Ecological systems analysis, management and modeling

Course Content

Ecological systems and components, succession, landscape ecology, environmental policy and management principles, the principles of ecosystem dynamics modeling, common behavior system design

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To grasp the historical process of modeling the dynamics of the ecosystem Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 To learn of ecological systems and components Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 To understand the temporal variation of ecosystem structure and function Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 To learn landscape ecology Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 to grasp of the principles of environmental policy and management Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 To understand the principles of ecosystem dynamics modeling Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 History of Ecosystem Dynamics and Modeling
2 Ecological Systems and Components
3 Time, Space Dimension
4 Structure of the ecosystem
5 Function of the ecosystem
6 Succession
7 Landscape Ecology
8 Principles of Environmental Policy and Management
9 Midterm Exam
10 Model Types
11 Process Modeling and Simulation Language Stella
12 Graphical Integrals
13 Ramp Models
14 Capacity to Overcome and Precipitation Behavior
Course Notes <p>Evrendilek, F., Ekolojik Sistemlerin Analizi, Y&ouml;netimi ve Modellenmesi, Papatya Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004.</p>
Course Resources

1. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kocatas, ?Ekoloji ve Çevre Biyolojisi?, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, 1996
2. Eugene P. Odum ve Gary W. Barret, ?Ekoloji?nin Temel İlkeleri (Çeviri Editörü: Prof. Dr. Kani IŞIK)?, Palme yayıncılık, Ankara, 2008.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Develops knowledge to expertise with scientific methods and research based on master's qualifications. X
2 Has the ability to identify problems about the field, to construct hypotheses for solving problems by synthesis, and to solve hypotheses using various observational and experimental methods. X
3 Apply field knowledge and technology to education, industry, agriculture, health and environmental problems. X
4 It is an individual who is sensitive to universal and social values, who takes care of the interests of the country, researches, produces, and has ethical values. X
5 Has the ability to work with interdisciplinary teams and take leadership in solving problems. X
6 Can make and / or design an original work that brings innovation in the field, develops a new scientific method, or applies a known method to an area. X
7 Has ability to monitor, read, understand, write and comment related Scientific developments via using advanced information technologies. X
8 Can critically review social relationships and standards that guide these relationships and lead where necessary to develop these standards. X
9 Has the ability to defend his own original ideas and to communicate effectively in field related activities. X
10 Can use computer and information technology at advanced level in accordance with its objectives. X
11 Can communicate verbally and in writing using a foreign language in the European Language Portfolio. X
12 Contributes to the process of being information society with academic and cultural accumulation . X
13 Develop a positive attitude towards life-long learning. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6