Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2-İKT-204REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICIESElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to present; necessity of regional development; relationships between regional development and natural geographical locations, rural-urban, socio cultural and economical activities, agricultural reform and land use planning; development approaches; and applications from the World and Turkey.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to analyze the development within regional scope
2To be able to establish relationship between regional development and natural geographical locations, rural-urban, socio cultural and economical activities ( rural-urban integration).
3To be able to make comparisons by knowing examples in the World and Turkey of regional development.
4To be able to analyze regional development in the World and Turkey within the scope of theories, approaches, policy, plans, regional features and innovations.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 Giving information about the course outline and references.
2 Region concept and its change in the course of time.
3Relationships between regional development and natural geographical locations.
4 Development and regional development.
5 Regional development theories.
6 Regional disparity/imbalance and planning hierarchy.
7New developments in regional planning.
8 Regional planning as a means of regional development.
9 Regional development in Tenth Five-Year Development Plan of Turkey, and Regional Development Agencies.
10Approaches to regional development in the World and Turkey.
11 Regional planning experiences in the World and Turkey.
12Relationship between regional development and agricultural reform-land use planning.
13 Relationships between regional development and national development.
14 EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination130
Attending Lectures1510
Practice1010
Discussion1010
Field Work410
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2010
Individual Study for Final Examination2010
Homework2010
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination170
Report130
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities30
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities70
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures1510150
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)193
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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