ECTS - The Role of Local Governments in the Built Environment

The Role of Local Governments in the Built Environment (MMR392) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
The Role of Local Governments in the Built Environment MMR392 1 2 0 2 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Tezcan Karakuş Candan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To exposit the role of local governments in the process of production of space
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognize the role of local governments in the field of architecture and urban planning;
  • Understand the role of local governments in shaping lived-space
  • Discover how urban economy affects architectural and urban processes
  • Connect the society and architecture
  • Discover the urban and architectural potential of local governments
  • Discuss built environment on the basis of the relationship between central government and local government
  • Know the duties and responsibilities of local governments
  • Understand urbanization policies
Course Content The role of local governments in the implementation of architectural and urban policy; communication between the local government structuring and the profession; conveying of participation in policy design, planning, implementation, management, urban economics and social policy, formation and organization of space through their relations with the local administration.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Course and Source Introduction
2 Architecture-city and local governments (conceptual lecturing/discussion)
3 The role of local government policies in shaping buildings
4 Urbanization policies and local governments
5 Local governments - architecture and society
6 City councils and participatory planning
7 Experiencing city council decisions on-site
8 Participatory urban administration and examples
9 Presentation (Midterm)
10 Experiencing municipal departments such as zoning and urbanization directorates, parks & gardens, civil works, survey & project on-site
11 Meeting with local administrators
12 Group Study - Evaluation of municipal departments such as zoning and urbanization directorates, parks & gardens, civil works, survey & project on-site
13 Group Study - Reporting application processes of municipal departments such as zoning and urbanization directorates, parks & gardens, civil works, survey & project on-site
14 Group Study - Reporting the works of municipal departments such as zoning and urbanization directorates, parks & gardens, civil works, survey & project on-site

Sources

Other Sources 1. DOSYA DERGİSİ, “Yerel Yönetimler ve Kent” S. 8-9-10-11, 2008
2. Jacobs, Jane, Büyük Amerikan Şehirlerinin Ölümü ve Yaşamı, Metis Yay., İst., 2011
3. . Lefebvre, Henri, Kentsel Devrim, Sel Yay., Ank, 2013
4. Şengül, Tarık, Kentsel Çelişki ve Siyaset, Demokrasi Kitaplığı, İst., 2001
5. Yerel Yönetimler Kentleşme ve Demokrasi, Mimarlar Odası Yay., Ank., 2014

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 5
Laboratory - -
Application 4 25
Field Work 1 5
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar 1 15
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 22 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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
1 X
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3 X
4 X
5
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7 X
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9 X
10 X
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12
13
14
15
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25

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 2 28
Laboratory
Application 14 2 28
Special Course Internship 3 6 18
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 2 20
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 134