Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
194412001100GENERAL BOTANYCompulsory114
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the Graduate Program in Botany; to develop scientific knowledge in the field of expertise at the level of expertise, to use techniques and methods related to the subject, to evaluate the data obtained by using statistical methods and to meet scientific needs of our country.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Mehmet Zeki KOÇAK
Learning Outcomes
1Students will gain knowledge and experience on the basics of biological concepts Students will gain knowledge and experience on the fundamentals of biological systems Students will gain the ability to recognize the difference between living and inanimate systems in biology Students will be able to analyze structural differences according to their degree of evolution Students will gain the ability to recognize the relationship between their own and external living beings
2Students will gain knowledge and experience on the basics of biological concepts Students will gain knowledge and experience on the fundamentals of biological systems Students will gain the ability to recognize the difference between living and inanimate systems in biology Students will be able to analyze structural differences according to their degree of evolution Students will gain the ability to recognize the relationship between their own and external living beings
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
1. Tissue types 2. Fish examination 3. Frog examination 4. Mouse examination 5. Cell types 6. Examples of organic compounds 7. Photosynthesis experiments 8. Respiration experiments 9. Introduction to the botanical garden 10. Working techniques in the herbarium
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
11 Biology, general characteristics of living things. 2 Cytology: Cytology cell science, cell organelles 3 Plasters and their metabolic functions. 4 Histology: The science of tissue formed by the cells coming together, in histology, classification and the structure of tissues. 5 Organography: Structure and functioning of plant organs consisting of plant tissues 6 Organography: Structure and functions of roots, stems, leaves and flowers from plant organs 7 Midterm exam 8 Reproductive Organs: Generative organs, sexual, asexual reproduction and reproduction 9 Reproduction in seed plants: Flower structure of a closed seed plant, seeds and flower conditions 10 Reproduction in seed plants: Flower structure of a closed seed plant, seeds and flower status, structure, development, distribution and germination of seeds with flower conditions. 11 Physiology: Metabolism, growth and development physiology. 12 Physiology: Osmosis, turgor, plasmolysis, transpiration, sweating, dripping and living. 13 Systematic: Classification, large and small groups according to the kinship of plants Examination. Plant systematics, species, subspecies, varieties, genus, concepts such as family. 14 Overall Rating1 Biology, general characteristics of living things. 2 Cytology: Cytology cell science, cell organelles 3 Plasters and their metabolic functions. 4 Histology: The science of tissue formed by the cells coming together, in histology, classification and the structure of tissues. 5 Organography: Structure and functioning of plant organs consisting of plant tissues 6 Organography: Structure and functions of roots, stems, leaves and flowers from plant organs 7 Midterm exam 8 Reproductive Organs: Generative organs, sexual, asexual reproduction and reproduction 9 Reproduction in seed plants: Flower structure of a closed seed plant, seeds and flower conditions 10 Reproduction in seed plants: Flower structure of a closed seed plant, seeds and flower status, structure, development, distribution and germination of seeds with flower conditions. 11 Physiology: Metabolism, growth and development physiology. 12 Physiology: Osmosis, turgor, plasmolysis, transpiration, sweating, dripping and living. 13 Systematic: Classification, large and small groups according to the kinship of plants Examination. Plant systematics, species, subspecies, varieties, genus, concepts such as family. 14 Overall Rating
Recommended or Required Reading
General Biology Laboratory Manual, Cigdem Alev Ozel, Mehmet Bahar, Orhan Arslan, Palme Publishing, 2011 General Biology Zoology Laboratory Textbook, Ali Ates, Palme Publishing, 2000
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
no
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures11010
Discussion11414
Question-Answer11212
Observation11414
Brain Storming111
Self Study11414
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading11414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)109
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