Information Package / Course Catalogue
Management Principles of Land Use
Course Code: ZTO531
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

Determination of sustainable uses in planning for land use and emphasizing the importance of land use planning methods

Course Content

The course primarily includes land, land concept, definition and purposes of land use planning. In this regard, land, soil, land factors and land use planning methods are explained comprehensively.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Alper YORULMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1.Definition and properties of land and soil concept
2.Learning the principles of land use planning
3.Relation of land features with land use planning
4.Understanding the relationship between soil and land use
5.Methods of land use planning
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Şenol, S. 1995. Arazi Değerlendirme. Çukurova Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Toprak bölümü Ders Noları. Adana p.38.
2.FAO, 1996. Guidelines for Land Use Planning. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Inter-Departmental Working Group on LAnd Use Planning, 121 pages, Rome, Italy.
3.Şenol, S. ve Tekeş, Y. 1995. Arazi Değerlendirme ve arazi Kullanım Planlaması amacıyla Geliştirilmiş Bir Bilgisayar Modeli.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of Soil and Land
Week 2 - Theoretical
Definition and Objectives of Land Use Planning
Week 3 - Theoretical
Principles of Land Use Planning
Week 4 - Theoretical
General Problems in Land Use
Week 5 - Theoretical
Land Qualification and Classification Criterias
Week 6 - Theoretical
Land Factors in Land Use
Week 7 - Theoretical
Determination of Land Factors by Morphological Observations
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Characteristic Features in Land Use
Week 10 - Theoretical
Evaluation of Social and Environmental Impacts of Land Use Planning
Week 11 - Theoretical
Land Use Types
Week 12 - Theoretical
Methods Used in Land Use Planning
Week 13 - Theoretical
Methods Used in the World in Land Use Planning
Week 14 - Theoretical
Methods Used in Turkey in Land Use Planning
Week 15 - Theoretical
Innovations in Land Use Planning
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment104040
Term Project105050
Individual Work5015
Midterm Examination102020
Final Examination103232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
2
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2
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2
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OÇ-5
3
2
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2
2
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3
3
3
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