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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
IBY323 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the students conceptually the fact sustainable development gaining speed in the world with the globalization and its functions. As well as raising students' awareness of sustainable development, it is aimed to equip the students with the economic knowledge and economic events in the national/international arena and related assessments.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as the integration and management of the economy-society-environment trio, environmental problems, renewable energy situations, understanding of the green economy and its applications.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the concepts of Science of Strategy.
Apply the concepts of Science of Strategy.
Solve the problems related to strategies of management and national security.
Interpret the concepts of economics at environmental issues.
Assess the size of the environmental crisis of the world.
Analyze functionally the concept of sustainability in economic analyses.
Perceive the scientific information.
Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour responsibility.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Defining sustainable development Lecture
2 Literature Review Defining sustainable development and its functions, history of development, introduction to the global and local dimensions of sustainable development Lecture
3 Literature Review Basic principles of sustainable development Lecture
4 Literature Review Sustainable development elements Lecture
5 Literature Review Global problems; Water, Energy, Air and climate, pollutions/impairments/decay of earth and other problems. Global and local solution offers regarding these problems Lecture, Discussion
6 Literature Review Institutions, regulations and cooperation for the solution of problems Lecture, Discussion
7 Literature Review Sustainability measures and standards Lecture, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Strategy rules Lecture, Discussion
10 Literature Review Recycling world sources within the frame of sustainability Lecture, Discussion
11 Literature Review Environmental pollution and sustainable development Lecture, Discussion
12 Literature Review Rio and Johannesburg summit and decisions Lecture, Practice, Discussion
13 Literature Review Kyoto protocol Lecture, Discussion
14 Literature Review Strategic elements in sustainable development Discussion, Case Study
15 Literature Review Relation between sustainable development and energy policies Lecture, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Blewitt, J.(2008). Understanding Sustainable Development.
Bazin, M. (2012). Surdurulebilir Kalkinma, Caretta Publications.
Skalar, M. (2015). Uluslararasi Hukuk ve Surdurulebilir Kalkinma, Beta Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
0
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
0
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
0
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
0
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
0

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 4 24
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 7 3 21
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0