Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Rural Settlement Plan COG 516 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ZERRİN KARAKUZULU
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ZERRİN KARAKUZULU,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The geographical study and the planning of rural areas that cover the major part of the suitable residential areas in the world and things to do to get the best advantage of these areas where all the world population get their food supplies from and half of it live.

Course Content

The existing rural settlements in our country and the factors that should be considered in the light of geographical principles concerning the arrangement, composition, economic structure and ways of improving these areas will be studied as well as the important qualities of the new residential structures that will be built in the future.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She restate the rural area and the effect of natural factors on the area Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Performance Task,
2 He/She interprets the things that can be done for rural areas loosing population Discussion, Brain Storming, Homework, Performance Task,
3 He/She developes rural area planning considering the sample settlements Drilland Practice, Homework,
4 He/She gives examples from world on rural area planning and compares Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Project / Design,
5 He/She debates the importance of ownership and field types for rural area Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing,
6 He/She analysis practically the rural settlement Self Study, Homework,
7 He/She determines the rural area and developes a project Self Study, Project / Design,
8 He/She collects and prepares the materials that can be a subject of a research on rural area Drilland Practice, Group Study, Project / Design,
9 He/She reports the study, which he/she made on the area, as a presentation Lecture, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The effects of Geographic factors on rural settlement
2 Types of rural settlements in Turkey and in the World
3 The sample planning model for Rural area; Plantation, Hamlet, Kibbutz, Hacienda, etc.
4 The freehold and field forms in rural areas
5 How a region plan can be proceeded.
6 Applied Geography and Planning
7 The position of the geographer in regional arrangements and in analyzing the problems concerning development.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Projects and their applications about planning rural areas
10 The project of plateau cities
11 The countryman association and its effects on the rural transformations in Turkey
12 The new tendency towards the factors in rural development
13 The national rural development strategies of Turkey
14 The presentation of homework concerning the planning of rural areas using sample areas.
Course Notes
Course Resources

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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Able to get to information,its appraising, interpreting and application with enlarging of information on the same or different field. X
2 Able to develop to information by scientific methods by using limited or incomplete datas on geography and geographical information technology field, able to use of thi informaion with scientific, social and ethic responsibility X
3 To resolve to a problem, evaluating of results and able to apply on geography and geographical information technology field
4 Able to translate of current development and works to groups that on same field or diffrent field as written,oral and visual
5 To discover solution methods and able to develop to new strategic approach on complicated conditions in practise in geography information technology field
6 Able to develop to plans of strategy, politics and practise and able to evaluate their results
7 To have to oral and written communication skill on least one foreign language
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To looking after of social, scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection that associated with geography and geographical information technology field, explication and announced X
10 Able to use to problem solving ability and information that assimilated on geography and geographical information technology field on interdicipline works X
15 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 30
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 1 16
Assignment 2 10 20
Performance Task (Field Study) 2 20 40
Performance Task (Seminar) 2 10 20
Total Workload 144
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.76
dersAKTSKredisi 6