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Course Code: 
NUT 253
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Free Elective
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
This course purposes to teach ecology, nutrition ecology, environment, cultural environment, agriculture and nutrition problems in the world.
Course Content: 

Nutrition ecology, environment and related issues

Course Methodology: 
Teaching Methods: 1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: 1:Writing Exam 2: Multiple Choice Test 3: Gap Filling 4: True-False 5: Oral Examination 6: Portfolio

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning

Outcomes

Teaching

Methods

Assessment

Methods

1) Explain the interaction between nutrition and ecology

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

  2,3,4,6

2) Explain the relations of living things with each other and with their environment.

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

 2,3,4,6

3) Evaluates the impact of different farming methods on the environment

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

  2,3,4,6

4) Examines the concept of sustainability and sustainable nutrition models.

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

 2,3,4,6

5) Evaluates the interaction between man and his physical, biological, social and cultural environment in terms of food and nutrition.

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

 2,3,4,6

6) Explains the nutritional habits and culinary cultures of various countries.

1,7,8,9

1,2,4,5

 2,3,4,6

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

INTRODUCTION

 

2

ECOLOGY

 

3

NUTRITION ECOLOGY

 

4

SUSTAINABILITY

 

5

SUSTAINABILITY

 

6

MIDTERM

 

7

AGRICULTURE AND PRODUCTION / ECOLOGICAL AGRICULTURE/

ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

 

8

NUTRITION TRANSITION/ PALEOLITIC VS MODERN DIET

 

9

RELIGION AND NUTRITION BEHAVIOUR

 

10

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR PURPOSES

 

11

ARTICLE REVIEW

 

12

ARTICLE REVIEW

 

13

ARTICLE REVIEW

 

14

ARTICLE REVIEW

 

15

OVERVIEW

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

 INSTRUCTOR’S LECTURE NOTES

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

Lecture-related slides, videos

Assignments

Current issues being handled by students

Exams

 
 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm

 

60

Oral Presentation

 

40

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

Contributior

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

To educate people as a Dietetitian and Nutritional Counseller in direct of the needs of our country.

 

 

 

 

X

 

2

To gain expertise in the scientific researh methods.

x

 

 

 

 

 

3

To educate students and to make them as an expert in the fields of child and adolescent nutrition.

X

 

 

 

 

 

4

To breed people who have ethics of the Nutritional Counselling.

 

X

 

 

 

 

5

To educate students and to make them as an expert in the fields of nutrition in pregnancy and lactating.

x

 

 

 

 

 

6

To instruct students about diseases of adulthood and to teach individual based dietary therapy in these diseases.

 

X

 

 

 

 

7

To instruct students to be an expert in the individual and group counselling

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

8

To instruct students to be an expert in explaining and fighting with epidemiologic nutritional problems.

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

9

To get learn students to social construct and nutrition.

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

10

To instruct students to be an expert current theories and follow new scientific recommendations.

 

 

X

 

 

 

11

To instruct students about food service systems.

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

ECTS

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

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

3

45

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

15

4

60

Mid-terms

1

7

 7

Presentation

1

7

7

Final examination

1

14

14

Total Work Load

 

 

133

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,32

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5