Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004212014WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY Elective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Understanding the concept of “geographical region” through examining geographical regions of the world. Understanding the relations between different physical and human processes in different regions of the world thus to know the world in a better way. Appraising the differentiating economic and political geography of the world from a critical perspective.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa MUTLUER
Learning Outcomes
1Dünyanın farklı coğrafi bölgelerindeki süreçler hakkında fikir sahibi olmak ve çeşitle fenomenlerin dağılımını açıklamak.
2Yeryüzündeki fiziki ve beşeri özellikler arasındaki ilişkileri kavramak
3Dünyanın başlıca coğrafi özelliklerinin kartografik unumu ile öğrencilerin yorumlama becerisini geliştirmek.
4Having an opinion about the different geographical regions of the World and explaining the distribution of the various spatial phenomena.
5Understanding the relations between physical and human characteristics in the world.
6Developing interpretation skills through cartographical presentation of the major geographical characteristics of the world
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Geographical regions and systems of the world will be examined in this course unit.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Orientation Lecture
2World Regional Geography: A General Review Lecture
3Geography of Europe Lecture
4Geography of Russia Lecture
5Geography of North America Lecture
6Geography of Central America Lecture
7Geography of South America Lecture
8Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa Lecture
9Geography of North Africa Lecture
10Geography of the Middle East Lecture
11Geography of Asia Lecture
12Mid-term exam Written exam
13Geography of Australia Lecture
14Geography of Pacific Region Lecture
15General overview and discussion Lecture
16Final ExamWritten exam
Recommended or Required Reading
De BLIJ, H.J/MULLER, O.P/NİJMAN; J.(2013), Regions du Monde, 2. Edition, Groupe Modulo. De BLIJ, H.J/P.O.MULLER (2004), Geography: Realms, Regions and Consepts, 11. Edition, New York, Wiley. GÜNER, İbrahim / ERTÜRK, Mustafa (2013), Kıtalar ve Ülkeler Coğrfyası, 4. Basım, Nobel kitap, Ankara
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
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Project Design/Management8324
Self Study7321
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination199
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
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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