COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PH.D. SEMINAR

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
GIS 6094 PH.D. SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 3 0 5

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OKAN FISTIKOĞLU

Offered to

GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Course Objective

The aim of the seminar is to enable that the students gather information on a given or
selected topic by searching literature and prepare of presentation and get ability of
presentation and apply academic ethic behaviours.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Search literature to do a detailed research on a given or selected subject,
2   Identify the problems 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,
3   Share as verbal and written the experience and information obtained from the research,
4   Do the self-criticism, prepare a substantial report based on the findings of the literature search and feel confidence to submit them before an audience,
5   Understand the ethical guidelines.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Determination of seminar topic Prepare of presentation
2 Searching of literature Prepare of presentation
3 Searching of literature Presentation
4 Searching of literature General evaluation
5 Analysis and gathering of results
6 Analysis and gathering of results
7 Analysis and gathering of results
8 Analysis and gathering of results
9 Analysis and gathering of results
10 Analysis and gathering of results

Recomended or Required Reading

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
report on the subject prepared by the end of the term and the presentation of the
report.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Presentation,
Homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 ASG ASSIGNMENT
2 PRS PRESENTATION
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE ASG * 0.50 + PRS * 0.50


Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

English

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)
Lectures 12 3 36
Student Presentations 1 3 3
Preparing assignments 1 20 20
Preparing presentations 1 10 10
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 12 5 60
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 129

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13
LO.144
LO.23
LO.344
LO.434
LO.55