ECTSStudies in Masterpieces of World Literature

Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature (HUM312) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature HUM312 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
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 familiarize students with a selection of major texts of world literature in terms of both form and content and to improve their ability to appreciate literary texts,to recognize authors,literary periods,genres of literature belonging to a variety of cultures and frames of mind.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • In this course ,students are expected; to acquire knowledge about authors,their background and literary qualities;
  • to be familiar with the major texts of world literature, as literary and cultural artefacts;
  • to be able to engage in independent written and oral response to major themes and ideas found in world literature;
  • to be able to explore the significance of those texts and their implications in today’s world.
Course Content Texts selected from major works of world literature such as English, Russian and French: one novel, two short stories, two poems, one play.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Introduction to literature and how to study literature Prentice Hall,pp.4-5 ; Frye ,Baker ,pp.3-6
2 General Introduction to literature and how to study literature Prentice Hall,pp.4-5 ; Frye ,Baker ,pp.3-6
3 An Overview of literary periods,genres Frye,Baker, pp.8-9;40-41;421-432
4 An Introduction to the first and second stories Assigned by the Instructor
5 Study and analysis of the background and authors of the two short stories Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall.
6 Study and analysis of the background and authors of the two short stories Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall
7 Discussion Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall and Frye ,Baker.
8 Mid-Term Frye,Baker; Prentice Hall; course material given by the instructor beforehand
9 A general introduction to the novel Frye,Baker;pp.3-9
10 A general introduction to the novel Frye,Baker;pp.3-9
11 Study and analysis of the background and author of the novel Course material assigned by the instructor
12 Study and analysis of the background and author of the novel Course material assigned by the instructor
13 Discussion of the novel Same as above
14 A general introduction to poetry,study and analysis Prentice Hall,pp.788-789; Frye,Baker pp.421-427
15 Discussion of the poem Prentice Hall, course material handed out by the instructor
16 An introduction to the play,study and analysis Prentice Hall
17 Discussion of the play Course material handed out by the instructor
18 Final Exam Prentice Hall; Frye and Baker, material handed out by the instructor


Course Book 1. Ders Kitabı: Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes ( Gold Level) Prentice Hall,2000.
Other Sources 2. Literature.Timeless Voices,Timeless Themes ( World Masterpieces) Prentice Hall,2000
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 Accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering; an ability to apply the theoretical and applied knowledge of mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering to model and analyze mechatronics engineering problems.
2 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems.
3 An ability to design a complex system, product, component or process to meet the requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; an ability to apply contemporary design methodologies; an ability to implement effective engineering creativity techniques in mechatronics engineering. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include economics, environment, sustainability, producibility, ethics, human health, social and political problems.)
4 An ability to develop, select and use modern techniques, skills and tools for application of mechatronics engineering and robot technologies; an ability to use information and communications technologies effectively.
5 An ability to design experiments, perform experiments, collect and analyze data and assess the results for investigated problems on mechatronics engineering and robot technologies.
6 An ability to work effectively on single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; an ability for individual work; ability to communicate and collaborate/cooperate effectively with other disciplines and scientific/engineering domains or working areas, ability to work with other disciplines.
7 An ability to express creative and original concepts and ideas effectively in Turkish and English language, oral and written, and technical drawings.
8 An ability to reach information on different subjects required by the wide spectrum of applications of mechatronics engineering, criticize, assess and improve the knowledge-base; consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning; monitoring the developments on science and technology; awareness on entrepreneurship, innovative and sustainable development and ability for continuous renovation.
9 Consciousness on professional and ethical responsibility, competency on improving professional consciousness and contributing to the improvement of profession itself.
10 A knowledge on the applications at business life such as project management, risk management and change management and competency on planning, managing and leadership activities on the development of capabilities of workers who are under his/her responsibility working around a project.
11 Knowledge about the global, societal and individual effects of mechatronics engineering applications on the human health, environment and security and cultural values and problems of the era; consciousness on these issues; awareness of legal results of engineering solutions.
12 Competency on defining, analyzing and surveying databases and other sources, proposing solutions based on research work and scientific results and communicate and publish numerical and conceptual solutions.
13 Consciousness on the environment and social responsibility, competencies on observation, improvement and modify and implementation of projects for the society and social relations and be an individual within the society in such a way that planing, improving or changing the norms with a criticism.

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 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
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