Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004292014RESEARCH PROJECTS IN HUMAN GEOGRAPHYElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course unit is enable students to make researches on the base of the topics they have learnt in the human geography courses.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Füsun Baykal
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the importance of research projects in human geography
2Understand the importance of developing solution-based projects for the actual problems,
3Develop a critical perspective on research projects
4Learn various the human geography related projects supported by different institutions
5Making a project through group work.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In order to develop research projects, learning the project topics, criticizing the current projects, overwieving the projects of various institutions, preparing a project.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Topics in human geography and the importance of developing projects Lecturing
1Actual problems in human geography and solution-based projects for these problemsLecturing
2Overviewing human geography project examplesLecturing, PPT presentation
3Overviewing human geography project examplesLecturing, PPT presentation
4Overviewing some human geography project by various institutionsLecturing, PPT presentation
5Overviewing some human geography project by various institutions Lecturing, PPT presentation
6Preparations for developing a research Project (Topic, selection of location, working groups and schedule) Lecturing, group work, PPT presentation
7Mid-term examMid-term exam
8Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
9Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
10Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
11Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
12Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
13Working for the peojectGroup work, PPT presentation
14Working for the peoject Group work, PPT presentation
15Final examWritten exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Text Book: ÖZGÜÇ, N., 1994, Beşeri Coğrafyada Veri Toplama ve Değerlendirme Yöntemleri (3. Baskı) İstanbul Üniv. Yay. No: 3849. Other Sources: ARIKAN, R., 1995, Araştırma Teknikleri ve Rapor Yazma. ÇELEBİ, F., YEŞİLADALI, B., Proje Hazırlama Kılavuzu, Tarih Vakfı Yerel Tarih Grupları Projesi Koordinasyon Birimi, http://panel.stgm.org.tr/vera/app/var/files/p/h/phk.pdf DOĞANAY, H.,1993. Coğrafyada Metodoloji. MEB. Yay. No: 187.. KARASAR N., 1994, Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi Kavramlar, İlkeler, Teknikler (6. Basım) TUNÇEL, H., 2001. “Coğrafya çalışmalarında konu seçimi”, Fırat Üniv. Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi. TUTAR, H., B.Ö., DEMİR. Kalkınma Ajansları İçin PROJE HAZIRLAMA KILAVUZU, SERKA. TÜBİTAK, 2012. Proje Rehberi. TÜMERTEKİN, E., ÖZGÜÇ, N., 2004, Beşeri Coğrafya İnsan, Kültür, Mekan.
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
Team/Group Work5420
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
Reading10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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