Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003072014INDUSTRIAL GEOGRAPHYCompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main economic activity of the human being is industry. Industry is the most important tool in economic development. Industrialization is using landscape and directly affects the human being as phenomena. In this context, as a sub-discipline of geography, the relation between geography and industry, the arise and development of industrialization and its present situation, the characteristics of place selection criteria, and relation between globalization and industrialization is analyzing.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa MUTLUER
Learning Outcomes
1To comprehend and analyze the relation between geography and industrialization
2To comprehend the emerge, development and present situation of industry
3To comprehend the relationship between globalization and industrialization
4To comprehend the site selection criteria of industry
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Relations between industrial activity and geography; Development and structure of industry; Industrial revolution and industrial development; Main characteristics of contemporary industry; Location choose in industry; New location choose tendencies in industry; Location theories in industry; Global distribution of industry and its reasons.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1OrientationVerbal
2Relations between industrial activities and geographyVerbal
3Development and structure of industry IVerbal
4Development and structure of industry IIVerbal
5Industrial Revolution and industrial developmentVerbal
6Main characteristics of contemporary industry IVerbal
7Main characteristics of contemporary industry IIVerbal
8Location select criteria in industryVerbal
9New location choose tendencies in industryVerbal
10Location theories in industry IVerbal
11Location theories in industry IIVerbal
12Mid-term examExam
13Distribution of industrial activities on global scale and its reasons IVerbal
14Distribution of industrial activities on global scale and its reasons IIVerbal
15Evaluation and DiscussionVerbal
16Final examExam
Recommended or Required Reading
ERAYDIN, Ayda, Post Fordizm ve Değişen Mekansal Öncelikler, ODTÜ Yay., Ankara, 1992. BENKO, G.B., Géographie des Technopôles, Masson, Paris, 1991. BENKO, G./DUNFORD, M., Industrial Change and Regional Development, The Transformation of Industrial Spaces, Belhaven, 1991. KAZGAN, Gülten, Küreselleşme ve Yeni Ekonomik Düzen, Altın Kitaplar Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1997. MUTLUER, Mustafa, Gelişimi, Yapısı ve Sorunlarıyla Denizli Sanayii, Denizli Sanayi Odası Yayınları, İzmir, 1995. SCHOUMAKER, Bernadette Merenne, La Localisation des Industries, Nathan, Paris, 1991.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation2612
Report Presentation2612
Self Study4312
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2455324 4 35  
LO3444324 4 25  
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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