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SBP1006 . 2+0+0 ECTS:3
Year / Semester First Year / Spring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentURBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerLECTURER DR. Nilgün KİPER
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The aims of the course to provide the students will be able to examine the spatial structure and dynamics of the city. The change of contemporary urban structures and urban systems will be analyzed in national and global scale, in theoretical and empirical basis.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

evaluate the urbanization and urban change in the global context.

1,2,3

1

LO - 2 :

explain the ecological urban models.

1,5

1,3

LO - 3 :

describe the Central Place Theory.

2

1

LO - 4 :

evaluate the urban economy and employment in global and national context since the year of 1990.

1,5,8

1,3

LO - 5 :

examine relation between urban land-use and urban transportation system.

1,2,5

1,3

LO - 6 :

compare national and global urban systems.

1,2,3

1,3

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

The scope of urban geography, The global context of urbanization and urban change, Urban systems and the Central Place Theory, National urban systems, Land-use in the city: Concentric Zone Model, Sector Model, Multiple-nuclei Model etc. The central business district, urban retailingThe economy of cities in global context; Fordist / post-Fordist production process, transnational urban system. Housing problems and housing policy in national and global level.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

The scope of urban geography

 Week 2

The global context of urbanization and urban change

 Week 3

The global context of urbanization and urban change

 Week 4

Urban systems and the Central Place Theory

 Week 5

National urban systems, Central Places in Turkey

 Week 6

Urban macro-form, urban transportation and land use

 Week 7

Ecological Urban Models: Concentric Zone Model, Sector Model, Multiple-nuclei Model etc.

 Week 8

Today's modifications of the classical urban models

 Week 9

Midterm study

 Week 10

The central business district, urban retailing

 Week 11

A political-economy perspective to urban space

 Week 12

A political-economy perspective to urban space

 Week 13

The economy of cities in global context; Fordism / post-Fordism, transnational urban system

 Week 14

The economy of cities in global context; Fordism / post-Fordism, transnational urban system

 Week 15

Housing problems and housing policy in national and global level

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Keleş, R. 2006; Kentleşme Politikası, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara

2Aydemir, Ş. vd. 2004; Kentsel Alanların Planlanması ve Tasarımı, Akademi Kitabevi, Trabzon

3Eraydın, A. 1992; Post-fordism ve Değişen Mekânsal Öncelikler, ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Yayınları, Ankara

4Eraydın, A. 2006; "Makânsal Süreçlere Toplu Bakış" Değişen Mekân, Dost Kitabevi Yayınları, Ankara

 

Recommended Reading

1Harvey, D. 2002; ?Sınıfsal Yapı ve Mekânsal Farklılaşma Kuramı? 20. Yüzyıl Kenti, çev. ve yay.haz. B. Duru ve A. Alkan, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara

2Pacione, M. 2005; Urban Geography, Routledge, Lonra

3Levy, J.M. 1997; Contemporary Urban Planning, Prentice Hall, New Jersey

4Arkon, C. 2006; Şehir Planlama / Tasarım Sözlüğü, İYTE Yayınları, İzmir

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

In-term studies (second mid-term exam)

9

05/04/2017

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

01/06/2017

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

2

14

28

Own (personal) studies outside class

3

10

30

Own study for first mid-term exam

10

1

10

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Homework

2

3

6

Own study for final exam

14

1

14

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Total work load

90