FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

GENS 208 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Health and Society: Epidemiology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GENS 208
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims to let the students to learn the basic concepts of health and society and the relation between these concepts. Besides this course aims to provide students with the knowledge of basic determinants of public health, risk factors, and various health systems.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The basic factors that determine and develop the society health,
  • Understand the major risk groups in the society,
  • The international studies that aims to develop public health, the basic health indicators, major healthy behaviors and health politics
  • Healthcare services in Turkey and protective health practices in our country
Course Description The course will basically structured around two main concepts and individual health and society health. The course content design to teach the basic concepts of creating and sustaining healthy societies.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction What do we mean by a Healthy Society?
2 The Concept of Health and Basic Concepts Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
3 Health and Diseases Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
4 Bayram
5 The Major Determinants of Health Environment, Behaviour, Heritage, Health Services Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
6 Determining the Health of Society The major risk factors Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
7 Midterm
8 Health Practices and Its Importance The examples of health development practices HW: The examples of practices that are developed to improve public health and the evaluation of its results Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
9 Health Policies that Effect Societies Demographic factors, local management practices, human resources, environmental issues, drugs, crisis HW Delivery! Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
10 Education-Occupation- Income Level and Health Rural and urban areas Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
11 Society, Gender and Health Interaction Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
12 Basic Healthcare practices in Turkey Protective, rehabilitation and curing Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
13 Traditional Curing Methods Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
14 Presentation
15 Presentation
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
9
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
26
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
30
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
9
5
45
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
20
20
Final Exam
1
25
25
    Total
168

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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