GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN for the HANDICAPPED and ACCESSIBILITY STANDARTS/5191355
Course Title: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN for the HANDICAPPED and ACCESSIBILITY STANDARTS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Instr.Dr.Can Güngör
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/can.gungor
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  can.gungor@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Introduction of the Problems and basic arrangements for the physically handicapped in the built environment
To give information on the integration of structural, dimensional and spatial requirements to design regarding these problems and arrangements
Examination of various buildings using the developed research method in comparative evaluation regarding accessibility arrangements
Determining if the accessibility arrengements regarding handicapped people, in built environment and buildings
Specifying which precautins to be taken into action in order to remove the defects regarding handicapped people in the examined environment and buildi
To develop a foresight and recognition about the possible defects in design regarding the handicapped people and to prevent them from the beginning
To improve the vision of the students regarding the handicapped people in living environment
Adoptation of the developed comperative evaluation method to the designers in determination of the ways to remove obstacles
To adopt ’Design for All’ principle in new design and improve the vision on determination of architectural defects on existing built environment
 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Concepts and definitions on handicapped. Concept of Accessibility
2. Week  Concepts and definitions on Accessibility. Brief definition of the analysis method
3. Week  Analysis of the accessibility arrangements for different actions and action zones
4. Week  Detailed definition of the analysis method and selection of the examination forms
5. Week  Selection of the Examination building and exchange of opinions
6. Week  Midterm Exam
7. Week  Application of the method to selected buildings
8. Week  Field Study and Coordination
9. Week  Field Study and Coordination
10. Week  Selection of the term paper subject
11. Week  Evaluation of the data for each buildings
12. Week  Comperative evaluation of the data for subject buildings
13. Week  Opinions on removing the encountered problems
14. Week  Term paper submission
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  “ADA Standards for Accessible Design”, 1994. Department of Justice, Code of Regulations. “Designing for the disabled. The new Paradigm”, Goldsmith, S., 1997. Architectural Press, Butterworth-Heinmann Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP, “ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines”, 2004, United States Access Board. “Alışveriş Merkezlerinin Engelliler İçin Erişebilirlik Standartları Kapsamında İrdelenmesi” Can Güngör, Gazi Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Doktora Tezi, Ankara 2007, TS 9111/Kasım 2011 Özürlüler ve hareket kısıtlılığı bulunan kişiler için binalarda ulaşılabilirlik gerekleri, http://www.ozurluveyasli.gov.tr/tr/, Lecture Notes
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  -
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
0
 Assignment
1
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
0
0
 Reading
14
3
42
 Searching in Internet and Library
14
3
42
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
0
0
 Preparing Reports
7
3
21
 Preparing Presentation
8
3
24
 Presentation
1
3
3
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
8
1
8
 Final and Studying for Final
6
1
6
 Other
0
0
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
188
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.52
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Has the advanced knowledge and understanding necessary for providing the basic work on area of architecture, planning and design on the basis of competencies gained at the undergraduate level.X
2Has a critical awareness of the problems related to the nature of the information, sources of information and the production and testing of knowledge through interfaces in between. Architecture / planning / design and the other fields.X
3Manages and converts the earned knowledge, understanding and problem-solving skills in new environments, outside the usual, broad, interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary areas that may be above context, complex or unpredictable working or learning contextsX
4Has the specialized problem-solving skills which are necessary to develop new knowledge and methods in the Related research field and to integrate information coming from different areas.X
5Defines an academic study. Executes it with a critical and an independent manner. Academic dialogue is conducted for critical and categorical results. Presents and publishes papers at national and international congresses and media.X
6Contributes to the practical knowledge and applications of the teams working at the filed on the related research area and /or assume responsibilities for reviewing the strategic performance.X
7Mesleki yüksek lisansta mesleki uygulama yeterliliği için geçerli sertifikasyonu kazanmak için gerekli yetkinliklere sahiptir.X
8Show that he/she can develop dialectical thinking on social norms and relationships, and leads to change.X
9Knows and uses at least one foreign language, at least European Language Portfolio B2 General Level, together with information on the required level of computer software and communication technologies as an interactively.X
10Being aware of the social and ethical responsibilities arising from the implementation of information and decisions he/she makes, handles complex cases and integrates knowledge and produces decisions with incomplete or limited informationX
11Develops strategies, policies and implementation plans on the related field and evaluates the results obtained from the work in the framework of quality processes.X