Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703002032014GEOGRAPHY OF RURAL SETTLEMENTSCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the concepts of settlement and rural settlement.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Gözde Emekli
Learning Outcomes
1To understand the concept of settlement
2To understand the geographical factors affecting the distribution of rural settlements in the world
3To recognize the problems of rural settlement
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Settlement, rural settlements and rural settlements in the world, problems of rural settlements, rural development.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Defining the concept of settlement and transfer characteristics.Lecturing
2Explain rural-urban settlements.Lecturing
3The importance of rural development and rural settlements innovationsLecturing
4Rural culture and folk culture, rural economy, rural ecologyLecturing
5Distribution of rural settlements in the world and the factors affecting the distribution Project presentation
6Approaches to rural development in the European Union.Lecturing
7Changes experienced in rural settlements and their causesProject presentation
8Mid-term ExamWritten exam
9Changes in rural settlements and their reasonsProject presentation
10Basic features of the countrysideLecturing
11Regional differences in rural settlements and geographical factors causing regional differencesLecturing
12Factors affecting the distribution of rural settlements in TurkeyLecturing
13Rural settlement-housing relationship in the worldLecturing
14Rural settlement-housing relationship: Examples from TurkeyProject presentation
15Problems of rural settlementsProject presentation
16Rural development, and TurkeyProject presentation
17Final examWriting Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Denker, Tolun B.: Yerleşme Coğrafyası Tümertekin, E. ve Özgüç, N.: Beşeri Coğrafya Alagöz, C.A. 1993, “Türkiye’de Yaylacılık Arastırmaları”, Ankara Ü. Türkiye Cografyası Der. S: 2, s. 1-15. Gürbüz, O.1997, “Türkiye’de Göçebe Mesken Örnegi: Çadır”, Türk Cografya Der. S:32, s.185-196. Sergün, Ü. 1996, “Türkiye’de Kır Nüfusunun Yükselti Basamaklarına Göre Dagılısı”, .Ü. Cog. Ens. Der..S:4. Tunçdilek, N. 1978, Türkiye’nin Kır Potansiyeli ve Sorunları, .Ü. Yay. No: 9, Sözer, A. N. 1983, “Türkiye’nin Kırsal yerlesim Cografyasına liskin Terminolojik Sorunlar ve Tipolojik Yaklasımlar” Ege C. Der. S:1.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5525
Individual Study for Final Examination6530
Reading5525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO13       44   
LO2          4  
LO3       34    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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