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Environmental Microbiology
Course Code: MİK530
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The objective of this course is to give information about special laboratory applications.

Course Content

Transmission of infectious diseases in soil (meadows, fields, and pastureland). The resilience of sporophyte microorganisms in soil. Transmission of infections in closed environments (stables and pens etc). Transmission of infections with changing climax and geographical features. Transmission of infection with air and water. Hygiene of air, water and environment. Precautions to be taken in order to prevent microbial environmental pollution. Techniques of destroying contaminated material.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to define environmental microbiology
2.2. To be able to explain the link between climate conditions and transmission of infectious diseases
3.3. To be able to desribe prevention of pollution
4.4. To be able to use the necessary information
5.interrelation with microbiology and enviroment
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
2.Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology
3.Encyclopedia of Grain Science - Vol 1, 2 y 3
4.Food Security and Soil Quality (Advances in Soil Science)
5.Temel Mikrobiyoloji
6.Water Quality - Guidelines, Standards and Health
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases in soil (meadows and pasturelands etc.)
Week 2 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases in soil (meadows and pasturelands etc.)
Week 3 - Theoretical
Transmission of infections in closed environments (stables and pens etc).
Week 4 - Theoretical
Transmission of infections in closed environments (stables and pens etc).
Week 5 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases according to climate conditions
Week 6 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases according to climate conditions
Week 7 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases according to climate conditions
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases according to geographical features
Week 10 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases according to geographical features
Week 11 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases with air and water
Week 12 - Theoretical
Transmission of infectious diseases with air and water
Week 13 - Theoretical
Precautions to be taken in order to prevent microbial environmental pollution.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Destruction tehniques of contaminated material
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%40
Quiz1%20
Assignment2%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment2126
Laboratory140228
Quiz1415
Midterm Examination1415
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)79
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
4
4
5
4
OÇ-2
4
4
5
4
5
OÇ-3
4
4
4
5
5
OÇ-4
4
5
5
5
4
OÇ-5
5
5
4
5
5
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