Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
MIM317 Housing in Developing Countries 927001 3 5 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to discuss housing issues in the context of development and under-development dilemma, and its spatial reflections in Turkish cities.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Defining the different development indexes and criterions
  2. Learning the different dimensions of sustainability in housing plan applications
  3. Learning the housing policy, necessity, transformantion process in Turkey
  4. Understanding the relationship between national development and housing process
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Tekeli, İ. (2010). Konut Sorununu Konut Sunum Biçimleriyle Düşünmek, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, İstanbul, ; 2.Keleş, R. (2006). Kentleşme Politikası, İmge Kitabevi, Ankara; 3. Cypher M., J. ve Dietz, The Process of Economic Development, Routledge, New York 4. UN-HABITAT, (2012). Going Green: A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices. 5. Hudson, A. & Evans, T. (2005). Regeneration and Sustainability: The New Language of Planning, Urban design International, 10,s 87-94.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
In this course; Development Concepts, definitions, criterion/indexes and the development of housing areas and plans in Turkey cities will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to lecture
2.Understanding housing term
3.To know priority of users needs in housing
4.Understanding global approaches of housing for a healthy environment
5.Basic acceptance of housing and its surroundings
6.Examples from urban areas
7.Children and their needs in housing as a user
8.Housing demand and its actors
9.Midterm Exam
10.Terms of global low income housing groups
11.Case studies and discussion
12.Students' presentations
13.Students' presentations
14.Studies assessment
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination070
Report Preparation030
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination060
Report Presentation010
Project Presentation030
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures13452
Report Preparation515
Individual Study for Homework Problems515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination166