Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Urban Teories SBK 626 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. HALİL İBRAHİM AYDINLI
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. HALİL İBRAHİM AYDINLI,
Course Assistants Research assis. Duygu Demirol Duyar
Course Category
Course Objective To learn basic concepts about urban, urbanization, to teach historical development of settlement forms, to gain the knowledge and skills related to analyzing the current forms of cities, to investigate various research articles related to urbanization theories, to prepare the plan and carry out a research project on urban theory
Course Content To create historical and theoretical infrastructure of urban and urbanization concepts, examine and evaluate the economic and spatial development of the contemporary city.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Teaches basic information about the urban and urbanization concepts Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Teaches the historical development of the city Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Creates different perspectives on urban theories Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Gives the ability to analyze current forms of urban Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Gives the ability to prepare research projects related to urbanization theories Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concepts and definitions of urban, urbanizaiton
2 The historical developmet of cities
3 Urbanization and concentration of production and commerce in space
4 Urbanization causes
5 Urbanization policies and practices
6 Globalization and urbanization
7 The concept of urban planning and development
8 Urban planning approaches
9 midterm
10 Urbanization Theories
11 The Chicago School and Human Ecology Theories
12 Centralization places theory
13 The only major urban theory
14 Order size rule
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having comprehensive knowledge on bureaucracy, human resource management, social structure of Turkey, Turkish political life, theories of democracy, human rights e.g. X
2 Having skills regarding methodology and research techniques for producing, using and accessing knowledge. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
5 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
6 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
7 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
8 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
9 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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 6 96
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 1 1 1
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 1 1
Total Workload 147
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.88
dersAKTSKredisi 6