Information Package / Course Catalogue
Microscopes and Digital Imaging
Course Code: THE526
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

to learn and apply all steps in preparation of tissues which will be evaluated in different types of microscopes

Course Content

Microscope types and working principles, preparation of tissues

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. Explain and use light microscope types
2.To be able to explain and use fluorescence microscope
3.To be able to define the principles of Electron Microscopy
4.To follow new imaging technologies and investigate the microscopes that are being developed
5.Defining a confocal microscope
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to microscopes
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification of microscope species
Week 3 - Theoretical
light microscope
Week 4 - Theoretical
preparation of tissue samples for light microscopy
Week 5 - Theoretical
Light microscopic staining methods
Week 6 - Theoretical
article discussion
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
midterm exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Properties and applications of confocal microscope
Week 9 - Theoretical
Dark field microscope features and usage areas
Week 10 - Theoretical
Phase contrast microscope features and usage areas
Week 11 - Theoretical
Fluorescence microscope properties and usage areas
Week 12 - Theoretical
Inverted microscope properties and usage areas
Week 13 - Theoretical
History of Scanning Electron Microscopy / development, working principles and application areas
Week 14 - Theoretical
article discussion
Week 15 - Theoretical
article discussion
Week 16 - Final Exam
final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143270
Lecture - Practice143270
Reading100110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
3
4
3
4
OÇ-3
3
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
4
3
4
5
4
OÇ-5
3
4
2
4
4
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