Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Geography Of Migration COG 213 3 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p> None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p> None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. HATİCE TURUT
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. HATİCE TURUT,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course aims to help students to conceive migration, international migration, exiles, diasporas, retired migration, brain drain processes and their reasons. To be aware of causes, types, routes and outcomes of migration; changing and diversifying migration tendencies by globalization at international level therefore to be able to make inferences about population and migration strategies is another aim.

Course Content

Definition of migration, its causes and changing migration dynamics * Migration mapping * Globalization and migration * Changing migration types and new dynamics with its socio-spatial dimensions in the world. * International illegal migration and exiles problem * International Labour Migration in context of migration theories * International retired migration-brain drain, environment exiles etc…

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Perception about migration and relational concepts addition to new topics and methods in migration researches Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Able to make connections between changing migration dynamics and globalization via exemplification from different part of the world Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Group Study, Simulation, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 To understand and evaluate population increase and development duality with its socio-economic and spatial differences. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 To get efficiency for analyzing dimensions of natural resources, international politics and demography with problems result from population increase and distribution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 What is migration? Causes and geographical foundations of migration…
3 Global dimensions of migration- International migration
4 International migration debates and migration theories
5 Massive migrations in the world: causes and results
6 Migration economy and strategy- UN Migration Reports
8 Migration economy and strategy- UN Migration Reports
9 Socio-economic and cultural dimensions of migration
10 International Labour migration-Workers migrations
11 Immigrant, exile, refugee, diaspora in migration littérature
12 International migration and refugees problems-UNRHC missions
13 International migration, Refugees and Women
14 Global climate change migrations-environment refugees
Course Notes
Course Resources

PRESTON H. S.- HEUVELINE P.- GUILLOT  M, 2001, Demography-Mesasuring and Modelling

Population Processes, Blackwell Publ., London.

ÖNER, N.A.Ş., IHLAMUR-ÖMER, S. GÜLFER, 2012, Küreselleşme Çağında Göç, İstanbul, ,İletişim.

TOKSÖZ Gülay, 2007, Uluslararası Emek Göçü, Bilgi Üniv. Yayınları, İstanbul.

TÜMERTEKİN Erol,  ÖZGÜÇ Nazmiye, 1998, Beşeri Coğrafya –İnsan Kültür- Mekan, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul.

MUTLUER Mustafa, 2001, Uluslararası Göçler  ve Türkiye, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul.

CHAMBERS, Iain. 2009, Göç, Kültür, Kimlik, Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul. 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination X
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection X
13 X
14 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Assignment 16 2 32
Performance Task (Field Study) 16 2 32
Total Workload 144
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.76
dersAKTSKredisi 6