ECTS - Social Change City and Architecture

Social Change City and Architecture (MMR514) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Social Change City and Architecture MMR514 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Emel Akın
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To examine the process of spatial change in architecture on the basis of social structure/change as the production and organization of space cannot be studied independently of social change.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Establishes the relationship between social structure and space independently and/or on the interdisciplinary scale.
  • Transfers the theoretical knowledge that was gained during the lectures into practice in terms of spatial analysis.
  • Improves himself/herself in obtaining, analyzing and using the knowledge.
  • Does research on architectural scale and interprets the result,
Course Content Readings and research at the urban and architectural scales; study on relation between social structure and space as an interdisciplinary issue; theoretical knowledge in connection with research subject.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction of the course, giving the students the references. Reaching references, comprehending the content of the course
2 The terms of social structure and social change. The process of change in societies and spatial formation Reading
3 A movie Brief summary, writing of evaluation
4 Discussion on the lecture and assigned texts (Modernism and space) Reading
5 Holiday Reading
6 Discussion on the lecture and assigned texts (Globalization, postmodernism and space) Reading
7 A movie-discussion Brief summary, writing of evaluation
8 Lecture-Discussion Reading
9 Lecture-discussion on the assigned texts (Globalization, postmodernism and space) Reading
11 Lecture-discussion on the assigned texts (Consumer society and space) Reading
12 A movie-discussion Brief summary, writing of evaluation
13 Lecture (Spatial formation and power) Reading
14 Lecture-Discussion-Evaluation Reading
15 Lecture-Discussion-Evaluation Reading
16 Submission of research assignments and evaluation Evaluation


Other Sources 1. Baudrillad, Jean, Tüketim Toplumu, Ayrıntı Yay., İst., 2012
2. Davis, Mike, Gecekondu Gezegeni, Metis Yay., İst., 2007
3. Dobb, Maorice, Kapitalizmin Gelişimi Üzerine İncelemeler, Belge Yay., İst., 1992
4. Eraydın, Ayda, Değişen Mekân, Dost Kitabevi, Ank., 2006.
5. Harvey, David, Asi Şehirler, Metis Yay., İst., 2013.
6. Harvey, David, Postmodernliğin Durumu, Metis Yay., İst., 1997

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation 4 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 1 15 15
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 42 42
Total Workload 125