Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703002022014AGRICULTURAL GEOGRAPHYCompulsory245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Agricultural-geography relationship, to have information about agricultural geography, To understand the development and importance of agriculture in the world, To learn agricultural policy and issues in the world, Europe and Turkey
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. GÖZDE EMEKLİ
Learning Outcomes
1To comprehend and analyze the relation between agriculture and geography
2To comprehend diffusion and distribution of agriculture in the world
3To comprehend Turkish agriculture and its transformations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Agriculture, the relationship between agriculture and geography, agricultural geography, The development and importance of agriculture in the world, World, Europe and Turkey agricultural policies and issues.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is agriculture? Definition, concept and importanceLecturing
2Literature on agricultural geographyLecturing
3Relations between agriculture and geography; Physical Geography – Human geography relationsLecturing
4Development of agriculture; 1st 2nd and 3rd agricultural revolutionsLecturing
5Main agricultural methods and their distributionLecturing
6Main agricultural regions and their productsLecturing
7Distribution of agricultural regions and effecting factorsProject presentation
8Midterm examWriting exam
9Agricultural policies and problems of world agricultureLecturing
10Agricultural policies of European UnionLecturing
11Agriculture in Turkey and its importanceLecturing
12Agricultural production types and their distribution in TurkeyLecturing
13Agricultural policies of TurkeyLecturing
14Agricultural problems of TurkeyVerbal
15Agricultural policies of EU and their affects on Turkish agricultureLecturing
16Final examWriting exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. DPT, 2005b. Dokuzuncu Kalkınma Planı Özel İhtisas Komisyonları El Kitabı, Ankara. 2. DPT, 2005c, Binyıl Kalkınma Hedefleri Raporu Türkiye 2005, Devlet Planlama Teşkilatı-Birleşmiş Milletler Mukim Koordinatörlüğü, Ankara. 3. Gülçubuk, B., 2005, AB ve Türkiye’de Kırsal Yapı ve Kırsal Kalkınma, http://www.wwf.org.tr/tr/docs/sunum_bulentgulcubuk.pdf 4. Gürlük, S. , 2003, “Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Kırsal Kalkınma Politikaları ve Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma” , Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa. 5. Tümertekin E. 2005: Ekonomik Coğrafya, Çantay kitabevi. İstanbul
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures31442
Self Study5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14228
Individual Study for Final Examination14342
Reading31030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)156
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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