Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708003182016RURAL SOCIOLOGYElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the theories in rural sociology, sociological analysis of rural community, rural social change and rural social problems in global world
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr.Dilek Yeşiltuna
Learning Outcomes
1to have information about the subject and importance of rural sociology
2 to anayze the structures of the different villages on the basis of theoritical approaches
3to interpret the changes in village life
4 to interpret the changes in agriculture associated with local and global dynamic in critical perspective
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1) The subject and development of rural sociology 2) Theoritical approaches and concepts used in rural sociology 3) Different structures of village and charecterics of village types 4) Social and economic changes in rural structures 5) International development policy and Agriculture
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to rural sociology
2History of rural sociology
3Issues in rural sociology
4Theoritical approaches in rural sociology
5Research methods and technics used in rural sociology
6 Social and economic structure in rural society
7Structure of rural community
8Midterm
9Economic and social changes in rural structures
10Migration between urban and rural areas
11Types of village
12Village management structure in Turkey
13Rural development activities in Turkey
14International development policy and Agriculture
15Sustainable development and Agriculture
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kazgan, G.,Tarım ve Gelişme,Der Yay. Bilgiseven A:K:,Köy Sosyolojisi,Filiz kitabevi, Saran N.,Köylerimiz,İ.Ü.Ed.Fak.Yay.,Köyme O.,Kapitalizm ve Köylülük, Wolf E.R.,Kapıtalizm ve Köylülük,Yordam Yay., Akşit B.,Köy,Kasaba ve KentlerdeToplumsal Değişme,Turhan Kitabevi Mülkiye (Küresel Kapitalizm),2009,Cilt:XXXIII,262,Mülkiye Yay. Boratav K.,Tarımsal Yapılar ve Kapitalizm,İmge Yay e.t.c
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 Lectures14228
Field Trip188
Project Presentation122
Self Study12448
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination6318
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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