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Course Code: 
NUT 203
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
2
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Content: 

Demography and Health

Course Methodology: 
Teaching Methods: 1: Lecture, 2: Case Study, 3: Problem Solving Technics 4: Discussion, 5: Simulation, 6: Group Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: 1:Writing Exam 2: Multiple Choice Test 3: Blank Filling 4: True-False 5: Oral Examination 6: Presentation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching

Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Gains knowledge about demographic concepts and learns the techniques of evaluating the nutritional status of the society.

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2) Gains knowledge about family planning, contraceptive methods (modern, hormonal, traditional), maternal and child health issues.

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1,2,3

1,2,3,4

3) Have information about the population structure, density, distribution and the policies carried out on these issues.

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1,2,3

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4) Teaching how to apply anthropometric measurements and use them properly in studies.

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5) Aims to interpret the ecological factors, mortality and morbidity statistics.

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Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

INTRODUCTION

 

2

DEFINITION OF DEMOGRAPHY AND HEALTH

 

3

NUTRITION TRANSITION

 

4

DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL I

 

5

DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION MODEL II

 

6

DEMOGRAPHY INDEX

 

7

FAMILY PLANNING & CONTRACEPTION METHODS I

 

8

FAMILY PLANNING & CONTRACEPTION METHODS II

 

9

POPULATION DENSITY AND DISTRIBUTION

 

10

MIDTERM

 

11

POPULATION STRUCTURE AND THEORIES

 

12

MIGRATION, URBANIZATION AND HEALTH

 

13

POPULATION STRUCTURE AND POLICIES OF TURKEY

 

14

OVERVIEW

 

15

OVERVIEW

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

 

Additional Resources

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

100

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Knows chemical structures of nutrients and human nutrition under different conditions thoroughly and uses proper sources for implementation. 

 

 

 

 

x

2

Gains expertise in the scientific researh methods.

 

 

x

 

 

3

Knows spesific nutritional requirements of children and adolescents, and performs the necessary action by evaluating this information in an analytical manner under individual and social conditions.

 

x

 

 

 

4

Applies professional ethics and legal regulations within the framework of nutrition and diet counseling.

 

x

 

 

 

5

Knows the nutritional requirements specific to the periods of pregnancy and lactation, and performs the necessary action by evaluating this information in an analytical manner under individual and social conditions.

 

x

 

 

 

6

Knows adulthood diseases requiring nutritional therapy and acts regarding those processes.

x

 

 

 

 

7

Develops solutions for social nutrition problems and contributes to the development of plans and policies.

 

 

 

x

 

8

Gains abilitiy to communicate with his/her colleagues and applies the most appropriate and recent techniques in multi-disciplinary work.

 

x

 

 

 

9

Organizes activities aimed at improving nutritional status if necessary by determining the nutritional status of his/her environment.

 

 

 

 

x

10

Develops himself/herself and creativity by following the developments in his/her profession and related technologies, and can take initiative when necessary.

x

 

 

 

 

11

Knows the importance of food service systems institutions on human health and applies total quality management in production processes.

x

 

 

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration

(Hour)

Total Workload (Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

2

30

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

3

42

Mid-terms

1

10

10

Final examination

1

12

12

Total Work Load

 

 

94

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,76

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4