Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703001122014ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHYCompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Ion this course unit, a general introduction will be provided to the students about theoretical and practical concepts and the history of economic geography and what the new economic geographical approaches are will be taught. The basis of economic systems will be emphasized and the current economic systems will be addressed with their different dimensions. The objective of this course is to understand the world economic systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa MUTLUER
Learning Outcomes
1Ekonomik coğrafya ve yeni ekonomik coğrafya yaklaşımlarını öğrenmek.
2Yeryüzündeki ekonomik faaliyetleri sınıflandırabilmek.
3Dünyadaki ekonomik sistemleri farklı boyutlarıyla değerlendirmek. Böylece farklı ekonomik sistemlerin avantaj ve dezavantajlarını karşılaştırma becerisi kazanmak.
4Sanayi devriminin kökenini araştırırken farklı yaklaşımları değerlendirebilme yeteneği kazanmak.
5Learning the economic geography and the approaches of new economic geography.
6Categorizing the economic activities in the world.
7Assessing the economic systems with their various dimensions. Thus, developing the skills to compare the advantages and disadvantages of different economic systems.
8Gaining the ability to assess the different approaches ibn examining the origins of Industrial Revolution.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course unit, global economic phases-systems are examined.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0OrientationLecture
1Development of economic geographyLecture
2New economic geographyLecture
3Different economic activities in the worldLecture
4Economic Systems: A General OverviewLecture
5Primitive-slaver and feudal economic systems Lecture
6Asian type productionLecture
7Basis of capitalist economic system Lecture
8Geographical discoveries and mercantilism Lecture
9Physiocracy and Classical economic theories. Lecture
10Conditions paving the way for Industrial RevolutionLecture
11Mid-term examWritten exam
12Industrial Revolution Lecture
13Expansion of Industrial RevolutionLecture
14General overview and discussionLecture
15Final ExamWritten exam
Recommended or Required Reading
KUYUCUKLU, Nazif, İktisadi Olaylar Tarihi, İstanbul Üniversitesi Yay. No. 2902, 1982 GÜVENÇ, Bozkurt, İnsan ve Kültür, Remzi Kitabevi, 6. Basım, İstanbul, 1994 PAMUK, Şevket, 100 Soruda Osmanlı-Türkiye İktisat Tarihi 1500-1914, Gerçek Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1988 TALAS, Cahit, Ekonomik Sistemler, 5. Basım, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara, 1999 TÜMERTEKİN, Erol / ÖZGÜÇ, Nazmiye, Ekonomik Coğrafya Küreselleşme ve Kalkınma, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul 2012 HOBSBAWM, E.J., Sanayi ve İmparatorluk, Dost Kitabevi, Ankara, 1998
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Brain Storming14228
Project Design/Management4416
Self Study4416
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination199
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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