Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004072014URBANIZATION IN TURKEYCompulsory473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand urbanization movement, urban settlements in Turkey and to contribute the solutions of problems associated with urbanization.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. GÖZDE EMEKLİ
Learning Outcomes
1Urbanization in Turkey
2To realize the factors which is effecting Turkish cities.
3To solve urban problems of Turkish cities
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The distribution of urban settlements and urbanization movement in Turkey, the factors and issues affecting distribution
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Defining the concept of urbanizationLecturing
2Urbanization patterns around the worldLecturing
3The factors affecting urbanization in TurkeyLecturing
4Models of urbanization in TurkeyLecturing
5The distribution of urbanization in Turkey and the factors on the distributionProject presentation
6Urban FunctionsLecturing
7And the reasons for the changes in the cityProject presentation
8Midterm examWritnig exam
9The development and features of Turkish cityLecturing
10Regional differentation of urban: Regional differences in geographic factors that causeLecturing
11Urbanization policies in TurkeyLecturing
12Consequences of urbanization issues-1: Population growth and demographic issues, settlement-management-planning issuesLecturing
13Environmental problems of urbanization II-results-soil-water-air pollution, land speculation, incorrect land use, destruction of socio-economic problems of loss of visual qualityLecturing
14Urbanization in Turkey-planning approaches (theoretical approach)Lecturing
15Urbanization in Turkey-planning approach (examples)Project presentation
16Final examWriting exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Keleş,Ruşen,KentleşmePolitikası,İmgekitabevi,İst,2004 Kongar Emre,21.Yüzyılda Türkiye,Remzi kitabevi,İst,1999, Karaboran, H. 1985, “Sehir Cografyası ve Sehirsel Fonksiyonlar”, F.Ü. Sosyal Bil. Der., Cilt:3, S:2, Elazıg. Kocakusak, S. 1996, “Türkiye’de Kentsel Yasamın Önemi ve Planlamalarda Cografya Bilimin Yeri”, A.Ü. Cog.Aras. Der. S:12.
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation11616
Criticising Paper2510
Individual Study for Mid term Examination248
Individual Study for Final Examination2510
Reading8216
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2       3     
LO3          4  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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