GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
REGIONAL PLANNING/SBP 446
Course Title: REGIONAL PLANNING
Credits 2 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assis Prof Dr Demet EROL
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.gazi.edu.tr/edemet
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  edemet@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
An ability to apply knowledge of design and planning
An ability to analyze and to interpret of factors (agents) that shape space
An ability to design a system (spatial issues), component, or process to meet desired needs
An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
A recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning
A knowledge of contemporary issues
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 -- 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  The concept of region, types of regions, homogenous region, polarised region, development poles, functional region, plan region,
2. Week  classification of regions according to its potentials, problems and dynamics of underdeveloped regions
3. Week  Discussions on region and regional planning, changing region concept in spatial paradigms, components of new regional approach,
4. Week  Discussions on region and regional planning, regional development strategies and new approaches
5. Week  Changing meaning of region and EU, regional policies, regional planning policies, Europe and being European, regional policies of EU
6. Week  1.midterm
7. Week  NUTs of Europe, local development in regional policies, programs financed by development and structural funds, actors of local development
8. Week  NUTs of Europe, local development in regional policies, programs financed by development and structural funds, actors of local development
9. Week  Regional planning experience of Turkey, plan periods, NUTs of Turkey
10. Week  Regional policies of different nations: Regional planning in France, Regional planning in UK, Italian experience, Mezzogiorno, Experience of Third Ita
11. Week  Economic, and social issues from the perspectives of diverse populations, including disadvantaged persons
12. Week  The issues of public safety, education, health care, community and economic development
13. Week  Regional planning; different levels - global, sub-global regions, national, regions within nations, and the city
14. Week  Transformation stages of region, historical types of capitalism according to Amin, Waves of Toffler; first, second and third wave, stages according to
15. Week  Transformation stages of region, historical types of capitalism according to Amin, Waves of Toffler; first, second and third wave, stages according to
16. Week  2.mid term
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Text has been prepared for this course but not published. It is possible to print the course text.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
   Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
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 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
50
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
50
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
50
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
16
2
32
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
14
2
28
 Searching in Internet and Library
9
1
9
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
2
4
 Final and Studying for Final
1
3
3
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
76
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.04
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
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2
3
4
5
1Has a multi-dimensional knowledge and comprehension of the economic, social and environmental sustainability principles and the historical, geographical, social and cultural issues in the field of City and Regional Planning.X
2Has the intellectual and theoretical knowledge and comprehension about the issues on planning / design / research methods that are human and community oriented and sensitive to natural and built environment in the field of City and Regional Planning.X
3Has a knowledge and comprehension about the principles, ethics, laws, regulations and standards related to the field of City and Regional Planning.X
4Has the skills to identify facts, potential and problems and research necessary for them, make analysis and use quantitative and qualitative research methods and techniques required for evaluation and to translate them in written, oral and visual formats, in the field of planning.X
5Has the necessary sensitivity on the issues related to public interest, social justice and quality of life and the field of legal frameworks and ethical principles, by being aware of that this profession generates social services and beneficial in terms of human rights and community.X
6Has the self-confidence and competence to execute independently and in teams, negotiate and become a moderator and director when it’s necessary, in the studies in the field of City and Regional Planning.X
7Has the foreign language level, to follow the international developments in this field and to communicate effectively with colleagues.X
8Has the capacity to follow the developments in IT (information, geographic information and communication) technologies related to the field and use them interactively in various stages of planning and design.X
9Have the necessary scientific and technical qualifications to produce flexible solutions for problems and opportunities in the field, and to propose alternatives and to evaluate these alternatives.X
10Has the ability to think urban planning in macro-micro scales and planning-design integrity.X
11Has the ability to think creatively which is necessary to develop creative solutions to tangible and intangible problems and has the technical qualifications and knowledge to express those visually.X
12Has the intellectual and theoretical knowledge and comprehension in sustainable energy and ecological issues in rural and urban planning.X
13Capable of being aware of economic, social, environmental and political changes and examine the impact of these and identify place with visual, administrative and financial aspects.X
14Has the knowledge and skills to put forth plans and policies that take into account social, economic and cultural needs, in order to create liveable and sustainable spaces and preserve historical heritage for future generations.X
15Have the necessary qualifications to create resilient cities by considering natural, economic and social risks together and taking precautions in urban planning.X
16Has comprehensive knowledge about the use of participatory methods in decision-making, policy development and management processes in spatial planning.X