ECTS - Selections from World Literature: The Short Story

Selections from World Literature: The Short Story (HUM316) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Selections from World Literature: The Short Story HUM316 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. N. Berrin Aksoy
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce students to a selection of short stories in English by prominent authors and to improve their ability to evaluate and appreciate them according to literary and poetical norms and principles.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • In this course, students are expected; to develop skills to analyze and interpret the short story genre with all its literary and thematic constituents;
  • to gain knowledge about literary periods and the short story genre;
  • to develop an awareness of how to appreciate a literary text as a literary and artistic artefact.
Course Content Short stories in English selected from a variety of cultures; texts handed out by the course instructor on literary materials and on literary appreciation methods

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Introduction to Literature The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton.(2000)
2 An overview of short story as a literary genre The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (2000)
3 Study of the 1st short story and background analysis The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (2000)
4 Study of the 1st short story and background analysis Norton’dan (2000) dersin sorumlusu tarafından belirlenecek kısa öykü
5 Study of the 2nd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Norton (2000)
6 Study of the 2nd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Norton (2000)
7 Mid-Term Norton (2000), Practical Imagination (1987), materials handed out by the instructor
8 Study of the 3rd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
9 Study of the 3rd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
10 Study of the 4th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
11 Study of the 4th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
12 Study of the 5th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
13 Study of the 5th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
14 Study of the 6th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
15 Study of the 6th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
16 Fınal Exam The Norton Anthology of English Literature Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes. (Gold Edition) Prentice-Hall. (2000)

Sources

Course Book 1. Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes. (Gold Edition) Prentice-Hall. (2000)
Other Sources 2. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (1974)
3. The Practical Imagination: Stories, Poems, Plays. Eds. Frye, Baker, Perkins, Harper and Row, Publishers, New York, (1987)

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline.
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
9 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge of the standards utilized in computer engineering applications.
10 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge on sustainable development.
11 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems.
13 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 105