Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ecology Of Benthic Algae BIY 603 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses absent
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUĞBA ONGUN SEVİNDİK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TUĞBA ONGUN SEVİNDİK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective Teaching the fundamental concepts, major benthic algae communities, methods and their application in benthic algae ecology.
Course Content Basic terms and definitions; recent techniques used in benthic algae ecology; benthic algae communities; life process and environmental variables effecting this process
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Introduction to benthic algae ecology (overview, definitions, terms and theories). Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 Recent techniques used in benthic algae ecology and systematic and their applications. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Epiphyton. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Epilithon. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Epipelon. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 Epizoon. Lecture, Homework, Testing,
7 Metaphyton. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
8 Endophyton, Endozoon. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
9 Midterm exam. Lecture, Testing,
10 Soil algae, hot springs algae, snow and ice algae. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
11 Rhythmic motility. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
12 Depth distribution. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
13 Grazing by predators. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
14 Anthropogenic effects on benthic algae. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
15 Field trip. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to benthic algae ecology (overview, definitions, terms and theories).
2 Recent techniques used in benthic algae ecology and systematic and their applications.
3 Epiphyton.
4 Epilithon.
5 Epipelon.
6 Epizoon.
7 Metaphyton.
8 Endophyton, Endozoon.
9 Soil algae, hot springs algae, snow and ice algae.
10 Rhythmic motility.
11 Depth distribution.
12 Grazing by predators.
13 Anthropogenic effects on benthic algae.
14 Field trip.
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6