Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Squatter’S House, Urbanization and Social Work SHB 214 4 2 + 0 2 4
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YUSUF GENÇ
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Course Objective Urbanization and the squatter’s housing is a sociological fact. There a need of new strategies for social work in this concept. The purpose is to analyze urban and squatter’s housing areas in regard of social work and to develop new strategies related to this area.
Course Content In this course, the event of urbanization, problems emerged with urbanization and versatile social work interventions (in individual, group and society level) for these problems will be investigated thoroughly. Primarily, emerge of urbanization with industrial revolution and its journey in Turkey and in the world will be studied. Then, the problems that directly related social work and urbanization will be reviewed and squatter’s housing problem will especially be focused on. Finally, possibilities and opportunities of a persisting urbanization will be discussed considering social policies and social work interventions in individual, group and society level for the population that are affected negatively from the events of fast and distorted urbanization will be reviewed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to interpret ensuring students for being able to distinguish the traditional city and the modern city Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 To be able to analyse developing awareness of the problems emerged with urbanization Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to interpret designating a strategy for a persisting urbanization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 To be able to make clear the reconciliation role of social work to reduce conflict and tension between squatter’s housing and urbanized areas. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To be able to identify increase awareness of environmental problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 To be able to construct social work interventions in individual, group and society level for the population that are affected negatively from the events of urbanization Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
7 To be able to improve social work policies for those who live in urban areas. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 To be able to develop social work models for people who live in cities. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Simulation, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition and theories of urbanization
2 Immigration from rural areas to urban areas
3 Social stratification in the city
4 Identity construction in squatter’s housing and family types in squatter’s housing and urban areas
5 Development of cities in the world: Urban development patterns in the West post war era, urbanization in the Third World.
6 Expectations of population that live in squatter’s housing areas
7 Health system in the city
8 Becoming urbanized and international effects: The concept of global city
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Becoming urbanized as a life style
11 Urbanization and social movements, relation between urbanization and immigration
12 Socio economical outputs of urbanizations
13 Squatter’s housing and its culture as a problem of urbanization
14 Social work interventions for urbanization and city problems in individual and group level
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has professional knowledge, can use theoretical knowledge in the work environments, has skills for human relations and communication, can work in team. X
2 Has qualification of organizer, planner, educator and researcher to materialize social work applications in urban and rural areas, public and private sector and nongovernmental organizations. X
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world. X
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks. X
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups. X
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group). X
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary X
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family. X
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families. X
12 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 55
1. Final 45
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 109
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.36
dersAKTSKredisi 4