COURSE UNIT TITLE

: ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLITICAL APPROCHES IN LOCAL MANAGEMENT

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
KMY 6021 ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLITICAL APPROCHES IN LOCAL MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6

Offered By

Public Administration

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

Offered to

Public Administration

Course Objective

The aim of the course is to analyze the approach of region, new regional policies, rural and urban regional planning and administrative structurings in ensuring efficiency in urban services and to evaluate the success of these structurings for sustainable cities

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Acquainted with Regional administration main principles and international elements.
2   Conscious of theoretical models concerning with regional administration and main crisis.
3   Recognizing main legislation and international principles while providing fundamental public services related to regional administration.
4   Become skilful at determining and preventing the problems, understanding administrative and political improvements for regional conflicts which are concurred the past.
5   Getting familiar about European Council Regional Approaches.
6   Foreseeing structures oriented regional development strategy for Turkey.
7   Become skilful at ability of using proceeding techniques for regional reconciliation strategies.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Basic concepts about the course and meeting the students
2 Region, regional government and approach of region in the legislation of Turkey
3 Approach of region in techniques of thinking and strategic planning
4 Approach to urban and regional government in the agreements of Council of Europe
5 International approaches in Urban and Regional planning activities, report analyses
6 Regional development and structurings
7 Mid-Term Exam
8 Regional development in Turkey and regional development strategies in international reports
9 Participatory and negotiation models in the process of regional development
10 Development Agencies and experience of Turkey
11 Technology and Development Agencies, e-governance
12 Sustainability Scenario in Development Agencies
13 Sustainability Scenario in Development Agencies
14 Sustainability Scenario in Development Agencies

Recomended or Required Reading

Zerrin Toprak , Yerelde Yönetişim Olgusunda Demokratik Kazanımları Teorik Ve Pratik Temelli Yaklaşımlar. Türkiye ve Izmir , 2.Bölgesel Kalkınma ve Yönetişim Sempozyumu Bildiri Kitabı, Matsa, Ankara, Ekim 2008.
1. Izmir Kalkınma Ajansı, Avrupa da Kalkınma Ajansları, 2009.
2. II. Bölgesel Kalkınma ve Yönetişim Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı, TEPAV
3. M. Akif Çukurçayır-Ayşe Tekel, Yerel ve Kentsel Politikalar, 2003
4. Mustafa Ildırar, Bölgesel Kalkınma ve Gelişme Stratejileri 2004
5. Zerrin Toprak, Kent Yönetimi ve Politikası, Izmir, 2008
6. Kentleşme Şurası(2009) ilgili dokumanlar

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

To remind the topics of the previous lesson for 15 minutes.
To give a general overview on the topic of the current week.
To give a lecture accompanied by a presentation prepared using the materials provided by the basic course book and other resources.
To make control-oriented brainstorming practices during some weeks.
To support the course topics with sample event examinations.
To analyze the given case studies.
To internalize the knowledge of students through homework applications.

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 STT TERM WORK (SEMESTER)
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.30 + STT * 0.30 + FIN* 0.40
5 RST RESIT
6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.30 + STT * 0.30 + RST* 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

To be announced.

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Preparation for midterm exam 1 24 24
Preparation for final exam 1 24 24
Preparing assignments 1 24 24
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 2 28
Preparing Presentation 1 12 12
Midterm 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 160

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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