Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Urbanization and Environment Problems COG 508 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

To theoretically analyze urbanization effects in terms of housing, environmental urbanization and regional Courses.

Course Content

Urbanization reasons, development, housing policy, the increase of shanty houses and precautions that can be taken, the types of environmental pollution, reason for settlement in surrounding suburbs, types and outcomes, regional planning, policies related to the regions in development plans will be discussed.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand the importance of urbanization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To be able to evaluate the effects of environmental and regional planning in terms of urban housing. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to analyze urbanization matters from an economic, cultural and social aspect. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of City and types of classifications
2 Features of urbanization , urbanization before industrialization and after
3 The reasons for urbanization and the development of Turkish cities.
4 Urban planning
5 Housing policy and implementation
6 The “up by night” houses and the reason for their birth, related actions and city improvement.
7 Environment related concepts, relationship between the city and environment, physical environment, economic, demographic and cultural characteristics.
8 Midterm exam
9 Types of environmental pollution, air pollution
10 Noise Pollution
11 Water, sea and coastal pollution, soil pollution.
12 Environmental urbanization
13 Regional planning, imbalanced planning, development planning policies
14 Definition of a Metropolitan area, development and planning
Course Notes
Course Resources

[2] Şehirleşme ve Meseleleri E.G., İsbir, Gazi büro yay.Ankara,1991

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.
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
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
10 Able to use to problem solving ability and information that assimilated on geography and geographical information technology field on interdicipline works X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 3 8 24
Total Workload 160
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.4
dersAKTSKredisi 6