Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GT-108ORGANIC FOODS AND AGRICULTURECompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Students receive information about organic food and agriculture of this information together on a large scale is to give.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Bahadır ATMACA
Learning Outcomes
1Informing students generally related to agriculture
2Students about the difference between conventional farming and organic agriculture be informed
3Products for the food industry and how they are grown and how organic production explain that should be
4To express the importance of organic food and the GMO-related information
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Soil information, soil and plant relationships, plant nutrients, organic agriculture, the general principles of organic products and organic fertilization.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Soil information
2Soil information
3Plant nutrients
4Plant nutrients
5Fertilizers and fertilization
6Fertilizers and fertilization
7Traditional farming practices
8MİDTERM EXAM
9Traditional farming practices
10Introduction to organic farming
11The basic principles of organic agriculture
12Organic farming legislation
13Organic farming products
14Organic fertilizers and organic manure
15GMOs and organic foods
16FİNAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Organik Tarımda Gelişmeler Kitabı (Prof. Dr. Celal ER, Prof. Dr. Dilek Başalma)
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 Examination111
Question-Answer15345
Performance10440
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)87
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO1 5      
LO2 5      
LO3 5      
LO4 5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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