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Course Unit Title : Urban Forestry
Course Unit Code : 01PJM5108
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- Explain relationship between related disciplines and urban forestry
2- Explain importance of urban forestry
3- Explain aims and missions of urban forestry
4- Explain some concepts relationship urban forestry
5- Interpret relationship between open and green areas and urban forestry
6- Evaluate relationship between urban residents and urban forestry
7-Explain benefits and importance of urban trees
8- Explain benefits and importance of urban forests
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Relation between related disciplines and urban forestry, Important, aims and missions of urban forestry, Urban forestry?s conceptual frame, Relation between open green areas and urban forestry, Relation between urban residents and urban forestry, Benefits and importance of urban trees and urban forests , Field study for the day
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1 To teach general concepts about urban forestry
2 To teach study areas of urban forestry
Course Aims : To learn and perceive conceptional, technical, social and cultural dimensions of trees, woodlands and urban forests in urban forestry
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Gezer, A., Gül, A., 2009. Kent Ormancılığı ( Kavramsal, Teknik ve Kültürel Yaklaşımlar) (Urban Forestry; Conceptial, Technical and Cultural Approaches). SDU Orman Fakültesi Yardımcı Ders Kitabı, SDU Faculty of Forestry ) Yayın No (Publication Number): 86, Isparta.
Additional Resources : 1- Miller, R.W., 1997. Urban Forestry, Planning and Managing Urban Greenspaces. p. 502, Prantice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA. 2- Dirik, H., 1997.Kent ağaçlarının yönetimi. Kent Ağaçlandırmaları ve İstanbul 96 Sempozyumu Bildiri Kitabı. ISFALT Yayın No: 3.İstanbul, 29-40. 3- Atay, İ., 1988. Kent ormancılığı. İ.Ü. Orman fak. Yayınları no:3512/393, İstanbul. 4- Grey, W.G., ve J. F. Deneke, 1986. Urban Forestry. John Wiley, New York. 5- Gül, A., H. Özgüner ve N. Serin, 2005. Kent ormanlarının yararları ve kentsel alanda insan-orman etkileşimi. I. Çevre ve Ormancılık Şurası-Tebliğler, T.C. Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı, (22-24, Mart, 2005), Orman Ekosistemi ve Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma, Cilt:2, 434-441, Antalya. 6- Nobles, B., 1980. Urban Forestry / Arboriculture Program. J.Arbor. 6(2):53-56. 7- Konijnendijk, Cecil C., 2006. ?Defining Urban Forestry ? A Comparative Perspective of North America and Europe.? Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 4 : 93-103. 8- McPherson, E.G.; Nowak, D.; Heisler, G.; Grimmond, S.; Souch, C.; Grant, R.; Rowntree, R. 1997. Quantifying urban forest structure, function, and value: The Chicago Urban Forest Climate Project. Urban Ecosystems. 1: 49-61. 9- Nowak, David J. 2006. Institutionalizing urban forestry as a `biotechnology` to improve environmental quality Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 5:93-100. 10- Harris, R.W., J.R. Clark, and N.P. Matheny. 2004. Arboriculture: Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines. Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall. 578 pp
Material Sharing
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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 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
1 25 25  
Presentation :
1 10 10  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
2 24 48  
Visas :
0 0 0  
Finals :
1 35 35  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
188  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
0 0
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 30
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
1 50
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
1 20
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Relationsip between related discliplines and urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:11-12pp
2 Importance of urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:39-43pp
3 Aims and missions of urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:39-43pp
4 Some concepts related to urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:43-51pp
5 Relationship between open green areas and urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:52-55pp
6 Relationship between urban residents and urban forestry
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:56-61pp
7 Benefits and importance of urban trees
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:82-94pp
8 Importance of road trees in urban
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:95-109pp
9 Benefits of road trees in urban
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:95-109pp
10 Benefits and importance of groves in urban
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:110pp
11 Benefits and importance of greenbelts in urban
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:110-125pp
12 Importance of urban forests
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:126-135pp
13 Benefits of urban forests
  Study Materials: Gezer ve Gül 2009:126-135pp
14 Field study for the day