Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TEG-102SPECIAL SUBJECTS ON AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVESElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of course, Studenst will have; encouragement for the farmers to the cooperation activities, background of cooperation in the EU and some other countries-USA.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Köksal KARADAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1to develop cooperation knowledge for agriculture
2to analyse agricultural problems together with the cooperation
3to set up cooperation activity for solving the agricultural problems
4to compare Turkish conditions with the countries cooperatives well devoloped
5to set up linkgage between rural development and cooperatives
6to over come for solving the problems with cooperative actions
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
*Cooperation models in agriculture:Cooperatives and cooperative like organizations *Theoretical specification of cooperatives *Cooperative movements in Turkey and in the World *International prencipal of cooperatives *Decision making and contribution of members to the capital formation in cooperatives *Agricultural cooperatives in Turkey *Memberships and patronage problems in cooperatives
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction course schedules
2Cooperation mopdels in agriculture and cooperative enterprisesLiterature review
3Cooperative likes organizationsLiterature review
4Federative organization of cooperatives in Turkey and in the world wideLiterature review
5Examine of EU cooperatives: Germany and FrancePresentation
6Examine of EU cooperatives:Spain, Greece and PortugalPresentation
7Examine of EU cooperatives in the USAPresentation
8Midterm exam
9Membership and patronage problems in CooperativesPresentation
10Financial development in Cooperative sectorPresentation
11Decision making and member participation in CooperativesPresentation
12Sectoral analysis of cooperatives:Dairy, Fruits and Vegetable, International tradePresentation
13Cooperaives in developing countries and importance for employmentPresentation
14Rural saving by cooperativesPresentation
15Policies implementing for rural cooperatives in TurkeyPresentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Mülayim, Z.G., Kooperatifçilik, Yetkin Yayınları, 2010. Ankara. 2) İnan, i.H., Türkiye’de Tarımsal Kooperatifçilik ve AB Modeli, İTO Yayınları, No:2004-40, 2004, İstanbul. 3) Çıkın, A., Karacan, A.R., Genel Kooperatifçilik, Ege Ün. Basımevi, 1994, İzmir. 4) Mülayim, Z.G., Genel ve Tarımsal Kooperatifçilik, Bilgi Yayınevi, 1975, İstanbul. 5) www.ıca.org 6) www.copa-cogeca.org 7) www.wisc.edu/uwcc 8) www.rurdev.usda.gov
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion8216
Question-Answer12112
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination3412
Report428
Performance4416
Homework8324
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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