COURSE UNIT TITLE

: M.SC. SEMINAR

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
DEN 5096 M.SC. SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR FAIK ERDENIZ ÖZEL

Offered to

UNDERWATER ARCHAELOGY
COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE
COASTAL ENGINEERING
MARINE LIVING RESOURCES
MARINE CHEMISTRY
MARINE GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

Course Objective

The aim of the seminar is to enable and encourage the students to do literature search on a given or selected topic in marine sciences, to give them the opportunity to learn synthesizing the information gathered from the literature survey, to analyze, interpret and discuss the findings in the light of available literature, to compile the results in a form of a report and to submit them before an audience.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Carry out a detailed literature survey on a given or selected research subject.
2   Pay attention to the ethical rules to be followed in the course of a scientific study.
3   Gather, synthesize, analyze and interpret the results of the literature search to reach a solution for a pre-determined problem or subject within or outside their areas of interest.
4   Communicate the results of the survey in written, oral and visual forms.
5   Prepare a substantial report based on the results from the literature search and feel confident to submit them before an audience.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Studying to understand the given or selected problem or subject to decide the approaches to follow in the pursuit of the solution
2 Studying to understand the given or selected problem or subject to decide the approaches to follow in the pursuit of the solution
3 Carrying out a literature search to find books or papers containing information related to the subject being studied and reading them
4 Carrying out a literature search to find books or papers containing information related to the subject being studied and reading them
5 Carrying out a literature search to find books or papers containing information related to the subject being studied and reading them
6 Carrying out a literature search to find books or papers containing information related to the subject being studied and reading them
7 A review on the progress made
8 Classifying the literature according to their significance towards reaching a solution for the problem or subject concerned with, and creating a database of useful information
9 Classifying the literature according to their significance towards reaching a solution for the problem or subject concerned with, and creating a database of useful information
10 Writing up the report about the problem or subject being studied
11 Writing up the report about the problem or subject being studied
12 Writing up the report about the problem or subject being studied
13 Writing up the report about the problem or subject being studied
14 Presentation of the report in a form of power point presentation in front of an audience

Recomended or Required Reading

Books and articles about the seminar subject

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Practice

Assessment Methods

Successful / Unsuccessful


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

Oral Presentation

Assessment Criteria

Students are assessed by their study on literature survey on the topic, data collection, compilation, analysis and reporting on the results and their ability to present the prepared report on the subject by the end of the term.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

To be announced.

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Case study 13 5 65
Final 1 6 6
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 71

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.154534443535
LO.244443554333
LO.335544435544
LO.444553555433
LO.535443553453