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ORML7450Traditional Plant Inven. Meth. and App. Areas3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Sefa AKBULUT
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Especially used by local people, for different purposes (medicine, food, paint, etc.), to know the culture of Ethnobotanical that emerging relationship with the wild plants and to go generations to come
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : explain Human-plant relationships1,21
PO - 2 : identify wild plant resources and explain traditional use of plants1,23
PO - 3 : explain the importance of wild plant resources in sustainable forestry1,25
PO - 4 : determine ethnobotanical features of any place1,21,6
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Detection of sources of non-wood plant products, traditional plant use and management, ethnobotany, palaeoethnobotany, importance, management and conservation of wild plant resources in the forestry, the sustainability of wild plant resources, the use of social science techniques and anthropological methods in plant inventory and applications fields.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction to Ethnobotany
 Week 2Morphological structure of plants
 Week 3Traditional Botanical Knowledge
 Week 4Methods in Ethnobotanical Studies
 Week 5Wild plant resources and place in traditional agriculture
 Week 6Understanding traditional plant use and management
 Week 7The history of plant-human interaction: Palaeoethnobotanical evidence
 Week 8Applied Ethnobotany: Commercialisation and Conservation
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Applied Ethnobotany in Sustainable Development
 Week 11The local perspective on Ethnobotanical research
 Week 12Homework
 Week 13Differences in local and scientific aspects of plant use
 Week 14Ethnobotanical studies in Turkey and in the World
 Week 15Local ethnobotanical study
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Cotton, C.M., 1999. Ethnobotany: Principles and Applications. ISBN: 0 471 95537 X, School of Lİfe Sciences, Roehampton Institute London, UK.
2Cotton, C.M., 1999. Ethnobotany: Principles and Applications. ISBN: 0 471 95537 X, School of Lİfe Sciences, Roehampton Institute London, UK.
 
Recommended Reading
1Martin, G. J., 2004. Ethnobotany: A Methods Manual.ISBN: 978-1-84407-084-8. Published by Earthscan in the UK and USA.
2Martin, G. J., 2004. Ethnobotany: A Methods Manual.ISBN: 978-1-84407-084-8. Published by Earthscan in the UK and USA.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 12/04/2017 1 30
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 12 24/05/2017 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 07/06/2017 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 4 14 56
Laboratuar çalışması 0 0 0
Arasınav için hazırlık 8 1 8
Arasınav 1 1 1
Uygulama 0 0 0
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 3 12 36
Proje 3 12 36
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 8 3 24
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Diğer 1 1 10 10
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load215