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Course Unit Title : Rural Development in Forestry
Course Unit Code : 01ORM5162
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. Defines the concepts of development and rural development.
2. Learns the structure of rural districts and communities.
3. Acquires the ability to prepare rural development plans and projects.
4. Learns the rural structure of forest villages.
5. Gains the ability of ORKÖY investment projects.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Development and growth, characteristics of less developed countries, Development of the Country, Sustainable development, Rural development, Rural development and agricultural development, rural industry, relation between agricultural policy and development economy, Rural sociology, Rural economies and characteristics, Rural settlement units and characteristics, Villages and villagers, Indicators and criteria in rural development, Phases of rural development, Survey and inventories in rural districts, Planning and application of rural development, Monitoring and appraisal in rural development, Publishing and education in rural development, Forest villages and forest villagers, Efforts for developing forest villagers and ORKÖY (General Directorate of Forest and Village Relations), Activities providing income and food safety.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1.To convey the basic concepts regarding rural development and to introduce the working areas.
2. To designate the main characteristics of rural development policies and applications.
3. To convey the problem analysis techniques and solution approaches in rural development studies.
4. To discuss the relations between rural development, agricultural development, rural industry and development economy.
5. To develop projects aimed at rural development applications and designate the points to be taken into account at this phase.
6. To communicate information on how rural development studies may be conducted in the field of forestry.
Course Aims : To teach the basic principles of rural development in forestry and present information that may aid in solving the development problems in rural areas starting with forest villages.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Tolunay, A., Rural Development in Forestry, SDU Faculty of Forestry, Isparta, Turkey.
Additional Resources : Tolunay, A., Social Forestry (Basic Principles and Definitions), SDU Faculty of Forestry, Isparta, Turkey.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
0 0 0  
Homeworks :
5 6 30  
Presentation :
8 3 24  
Project :
5 8 40  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
5 8 40  
Visas :
1 2 2  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
166  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
5 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 What is rural development? Key concepts in rural development Key characteristics of rural areas. Relations between rural development and other disciplines. Relations between rural development, agricultural development, rural industry, agricultural policy and development economy.
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2 Designation of working areas and topics in rural development
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3 Key features of rural development policies and applications
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4 Activities on potential designation and inventories in rural development
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5 Problem analysis techniques, prioritization, risk analysis and solution approaches in rural development activities
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6 Public dynamics in rural development
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7 Female dimension and gender neutral development in rural development
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8 Participation, participative approaches and application techniques in rural development

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9 Changes occurring worldwide and in the European Union in the field of rural development
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10 Rural development policies and applications in Turkey
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11 Forest villages and forest villagers
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12 Efforts for developing forest villagers and ORKÖY (General Directorate of Forest and Village Relations)
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13 Activities providing income and providing job security
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14 Presentation of term papers
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