Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

Course Code Type of Course ECTS Semestre Year of Study Level of Course Unit Mode of Delivery Language of Instruction
105003582006 Elective Pool 0.00 6 3 First Cycle Face-to-Face Turkish

Objectives of the Course

This course seeks to analyze the environmental problems of Turkey and the world, air and water pollution, problems relevant to soil, deformation of biogeographical resources, population increase and problems relevant to urbanization, garbage problems and visual and noise pollution.

Name of Lecturer(s)

Yard. Doç. Dr. Oğuz Kantürer

Prerequisites and co-requisities

None

Recommended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Content, objective and methods of environmental studies Natural environmental problems Turkey's environmental problems and its frequency across the regions Air pollution Water pollution Problems relevant to soil Deformation of biogeographical resources Population increase and problems Urbanization problems Garbage problems Visual and noise pollution

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

  • 01 Content, objective and methods of environmental studies
  • 02 Natural environmental problems
  • 03 Natural environmental problems
  • 04 Natural environmental problems
  • 05 Turkey's environmental problems and its frequency across the regions
  • 06 Air pollution
  • 07 Air pollution
  • 08 Midterm
  • 09 Water pollution
  • 10 Problems relevant to soil
  • 11 Deformation of biogeographical resources
  • 12 Population increase and problems
  • 13 Urbanization problems Garbage problems
  • 14 Visual and noise pollution
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Recommended or Required Reading

Çevre Sorunları, Gürpınar, E., İstanbul, 1998. Çevre Sorunları, Özey R., İstanbul, 2005. Çevre ve Ekoloji, Kışlalıoğlu, M., Berkes, F., İstanbul, 1999. Türkiye'de Çevre Sorunları, Güney, E., Konya, 1997.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityMean Percentage
Midterm Examination1100
TOTAL100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityMean Percentage
Final Examination1100
TOTAL100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
TOTAL100

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

 ActivitiesCountDuration (hrs)Total Workload
1Midterm Examination111
2Final Examination111
3Individual Study for Mid term Examination41144
4Individual Study for Final Examination41144
Total Workload90 Hours

Learning Outcomes & Contribution to Program Outcomes

Learning OutcomesProgram Outcomes
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Students have a clear conception about deformation of biogeographical resources, population increase, urbanization and garbage problems.             
Studentsevaluate problems concerned with air polluiton, water pollution, and problems relevant to soil.             
Students perceive Turkey's environmental problems and their frequency across the regions.             
Students analyse natural environmental problems.             
Students describe the content, objective and methods of environmental studies.             

1 Very Low
2 Low
3 Medium
4High
5 Very High