Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
162000404102ECOTOXICOLOGYCompulsory243
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Provide information to students about the factors of environmental pollution and poisoning the environment. Acquire basic skills in environmental toxicology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Ulaş ÇALİŞİR
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the works of environmental toxicology and their importance
2Learns the basic toxicity tests
3Learns air, water and soil toxicologies
4Learns control of pollutants
5Learns taking pollutant samples and moving
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to environmental toxicology, definition and history, environmental pollutants and ecosystem effects, environmental toxicology and risk assessment, toxic dose spectrum, exposure to toxic types, dose-response, toxicity tests, biyomonitoring: biomarkers and bioindicators used in aquatic systems, ecotoxicology introduction, absorption, distribution and elimination, accumulation, metabolism, toxicology of water, air and soil toxicology, radiation, radioactivity and its effects.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Environmental Toxicology Studies
2Importance of Environmental Toxicology
3Environmental Contaminants
4Air Pollution
5Water Pollution
6Soil Pollution
7Toxicity Tests
8Collection and Transport of Pollutants
9Biomarker and Bioindicators Used in Aquatic Systems
10Login to Ecotoxicology
11Effects of Radiation and Radioactivity
12Heavy metals Induced Diseases
13Acute and Chronic Toxic Effects
14Effects on enzymes
Recommended or Required Reading
Environmental Science and Environmental Toxicology Kaya - Pirinçci - Bilgili
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)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion717
Question-Answer717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)96
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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