ECTS - Science and Technology Policies

Science and Technology Policies (ECON444) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Science and Technology Policies ECON444 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Doktor Öğretim Üyesi
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to examine how scientific and technological studies are connected to each other and how economic growth and development are realized as a result of these studies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The student should be able to describe the role of science, technology and innovation in economic growth
  • The student should be able to relate institutions in an economy as they relate to science, technology and innovation
  • The student should be able to describe the public support mechanisms in order to promote research and innovation based economic growth
  • The student should be able to describe the different mechanisms of technology transfer and appropriation
Course Content The relation between economic development and science, technology and innovation policies; demand and supply approaches; the science, technology and innovation organizations at national level; public support mechanisms, technology transfer options and direct investment channels; the cases of Turkey and Chili.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Science, Technology and Innovation Policieis Turkcan, E , Teknoloji, İcat ve YEnilikler, CH 1
2 History of Technological Improvement Turkcan, E. İcadın Anonim Döneminden Kişisel Mucitler Dönemine , CH 2
3 English Industry Revolution Turkcan, E.Kişisel Mucitler Döneminin Üst Noktası, CH 3
4 Investment Goods Sector Turkcan, E.Sanayi Devrimi’nin Sonucu: İcadın Kolleftif-Organize Dönemi: CH 4
5 Science Technology and Innovation in Policy in 20th century Turkcan, E. ,Dünyada Bilim ve TEknoloji Politikalarının Doğuşu ve Gelişimi, beşinci bölüm
6 Improvement of Science and Technology in Turkey I Turkcan, E. Türkiye’nin 20.yyın ilk yarısındaki tekno ekonomik gelişmesi, CH 9 pp. 403-422
7 Improvement of Science and Technology in Turkey I Turkcan, E. Türkiye’nin 20.yyın ilk yarısındaki tekno ekonomik gelişmesi, CH 9 pp. 403-422
8 Improvement of Science and Technology in Turkey II Turkcan, E. Cumhuriyet’in ilk yılları ve Devletçilik dönemi, pp. 427-459
9 Improvement of Science and Technology in Turkey III Turkcan, E., İkinci Dünya savaşı sonrası, pp. 460-489, CH 9
10 Midterm
11 Foundation of Tübitak,1963-2005 Turkcan, E. Tübitak’ın kurulması, onuncu bölüm, pp. 495-513, CH 10
12 Science Policy Mechanism of Tübitak Turkcan, E. Tübitak’ın İşlevsel Gelişmesi ve Bilim Politikası, pp.587-602, CH 11


Course Book 1. Crespi, G. and Dutrenit, G. (2014) Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Development, London, Springer.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
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 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methods of economics X
2 Acquiring the skills of macro level economic analysis X
3 Acquiring the skills of micro level economic analysis X
4 Understanding the formulation and implementation of economic policies at the local, national, regional, and/or global level X
5 Learning different approaches on economic and related issues X
6 Acquiring the quantitative and/or qualitative techniques in economic analysis X
7 Improving the ability to use the modern software, hardware and/or technological devices
8 Developing intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary team work skills X
9 Acquiring an open-minded behavior through encouraging critical analysis, discussions, and/or life-long learning X
10 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility
11 Developing the skills of communication. X
12 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas: economic policy, public policy, international economic relations, industrial relations, monetary and financial affairs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 6 96
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 149