Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Population Geography COG 205 3 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective Examining the population and demography concepts and teaching the methods used for population researches and analyses techniques. Additionally, development, distributions and density of population number and determination of demographic properties, migrations, reasons and dimensions migrations and the problems caused by migrations will be studied.
Course Content Examination of population and demography concepts and methods used for population researches, analyses techniques and their sample applications. Additionally, increasing, distribution and density of population in the world, determination of demographic characteristics, migrations, their reasons, dimensions and the problems caused by increased population.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She expresses the regions where the population is seen and effects of migrations on population distribution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 He/She relates geographical conditions with population distribution Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Oral Exam,
3 He/She uses the population data Drilland Practice, Homework,
4 He/She analyses population data Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Homework,
5 He/She demonstrates the distribution of the population on the world map Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The distribution of Population in the World, the diversity and difference of settled areas
2 Population and increasing of population, the theory of Population increase
3 Factors effective on population change: pertaining to life variable, births and fertility measuring
4 Fatality and measurements of fatality ratio, factors effective on fatalities: nutrition and diseases
5 Population politics, choices of politics, limiting population politics, racialist population politics, encouraging population politics
6 Age structure of population, problem of population aging
7 Gender structure of population, geography of women
8 Midterm Exam
9 Local structure of nations; reasons for human diversity, biological variations of human, human kingdoms.
10 Migrations, reasons of migrations, pushing and attractive factors.
11 Great migrations in the past and today; migrations to North and South America, migrations from Africa and slave trade, migrations from Europe and other significant migrations.
12 Population density and distribution: measurement of population density, factors affecting the population distribution.
13 Actual distribution of world population: the areas that have low density population
14 The areas that have high density population.
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 X
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 X
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
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely X
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 X
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
12 X
14 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Application) 1 15 15
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5