Course Name Code Semester T+A+L(hour/week) Type (C / O) Local Credit ECTS
World Heritage Sites KK 524 Fall-Spring 03+00+00 Elective 3 7.5
Academic Unit: Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Prerequisites: -
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Coordinator: Yonca ERKAN
Course Objectives: Yonca ERKAN
Course Objectives: There are 13 areas in the World Heritage List. The security of the space management plans required for the security of these areas is a great necessity. In this course, how to plan a complex and integrated plan for the security of areas of world-wide importance from different disciplines? The subject of the management is not focused on how to preserve the work, but it is also managed in areas such as communication techniques and technologies, social media that can be applied in the field of heritage, management and management of heritage areas. In this way, it allows you to visit the world so that you can survive away from its culture.
Course Contents: Today, the structures of the conservation of cultural assets are spreading beyond the local boundaries and gradually becoming widespread within the framework of the common heritage of the world. Considering the outstanding universal value of cultural assets, the World Heritage List was coordinated by the UNESCO World Heritage Center. The availability of cultural assets in this list depends on certain criteria. At the same time, conservation approaches for areas declared as a World Heritage Site can be made within the framework of certain principles. Within the framework of this course, the concept of World Heritage Site, implementation-related regulations and problems in these areas will be discussed. Field Management Plans, a requirement for the management of
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit (LO): 1- Comprehension on World Heritage concept
2- Knowledge on World Heritage Convention (1972) and its implications
3- Advanced knowledge and comprehension on conservation approaches in World Heritage Sites and critical evaluation of best practice examples
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: Lecture, discussions, student presentations, site visits.
Week Subjects Related Preperation
1 World Heritage List and World Heritage Sites -
2 Criteria for inscription on the World Heritage List Suggested readings
3 Outstanding Universal Value Suggested readings
4 World Heritage Convention (1972) and implementations Suggested readings
5 Management of World Heritage Sites Suggested readings
6 World Heritage Sites and Public Participation Suggested readings
8 World Heritage Sites and Tourism Suggested readings
9 World Heritage Sites and Communication Tools: Media Suggested readings
10 World Heritage Sites and Education (Capacity Building) Suggested readings
11 World Heritage Site Examples Suggested readings
12 World Heritage Sites from Turkey/Student presentation Suggested readings/Preparation to the presentation
13 World Heritage Sites from Turkey/Student presentation Suggested readings/Preparation to the presentation
14 World Heritage Sites examples from the world/Student presentation Suggested readings/Preparation to the presentation

At Kadir Has University, a Semester is 14 weeks; The weeks 15 and 16 are reserved for final exams.

Myra Shackley, Visitor Managment: Case Studies from World Heritage Sites, BH, 2000 Anna Leask and Alan Fyall, Managing World Heritage Sites, BH, 2006 Victoria Huxley and Geoffrey Smith, World Heritage Sites of Great Britain and Ireland: An Illustrated Guide to All 27 World Heritage Sites, rlink Pub Group Inc, 2009. Michael A. Di Giovine, The Heritage-scape: Unesco, World Heritage and Toursim, Lexington Books, 2009. Gregory Ashworth and Peter Howard, European Heritage Planning and Management, Intellect, 2009. Stale Navrud and Richard C. Ready, Valuing Cultural Heritage, Edward Elgar Publ, 2002. Thomas Hardy Karpati, Management of World Heritage Sites, VDM Verlag,2008. Tarihi Kentlerin Yönetimi, Panel, TMMOB Mimarlar Odası Istanbul Büyükkent Şubesi, 2005. İlgili Web Siteleri: http://www.engh.
Semester Requirements Number Percentage of Grade (%)
Attendance / Participation 14 15
Laboratory - -
Practice / Exercise - -
Field Work - -
Project - -
Homework Assigments 1 10
Presentation / Jury 1 10
Course Specific Internship - -
Other Practices (seminar, studio critics,workshop etc.) 3 15
Extra-Class Activities (reading, individual study etc.) - -
Midterms / Oral Exams / Quizes 1 10
Final Exam 1 40
Total: 21 100
Events Count Duration (Hours) Total Workload (hour)
Course Hours 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Practice / Exercise 0 0 0
Field Work 4 3 12
Project 0 0 0
Homework Assigments 1 10 10
Preparation for Presentation /Jury 1 13 13
Course Specific Internship 0 0 0
Other Practices(seminar,studio critics,workshop, etc.) 3 4 12
Extra-Class Activities (reading,individiual work, etc.) 13 6 78
Midterms / Oral Exams / Quizes 1 10 10
Final Exam 1 10 10
Total Workload (hour): 187

1 ECTS = 25 Hours Workload

# PQ1 PQ2 PQ3 PQ4 PQ5 PQ6 PQ7 PQ8 PQ9 PQ10
LO1     3   2     1    
LO2     3   2     1    
LO3     3   2   3 2    

Contribution: 1 Low, 2 Average, 3 High