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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY PSK404 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will combine psychological theories to apply to the environmental issues.
2) Will apply psychological concepts and research findings to enhance the quality of human-environment interaction.
3) Will apply psychological concepts and research findings to solve environmental problems such as crowding, pollution, and so on.
4) Will have knowledge on and help environmental designers to create environments which are suitable for person-environment interaction.
5) Will plan necessary steps to conduct environment-behavior related research.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Environmental Psychology
2nd Week Nature and Human Nature
3rd Week Environmental Perception and Cognition
4th Week Theories of Environment-Behavior Relationships
5th Week Noise
6th Week Weather, Climate, and Behavior
7th Week Disasters and Environmental Hazards
8th Week Mid-term and Personal Space and Territoriality
9th Week High Density and Crowding
10th Week The City
11th Week Planning and Design for Human Behavior
12th Week Design in Residential and Institutional Environments
13th Week Work, Learning, and Leisure Environments
14th Week Changing Behavior to Save the Environment
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBell, P. A., Fisher, J., Greene, T., & Baum, A. S. (2005). Environmental psychology. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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