ECTS - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English)

Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (HIST112) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) HIST112 2 0 0 2 2
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)
  • Instructor Dr. Günseli Gümüşel
Course Assistants
Course Objectives It is aimed to: connect the past, present and future of our country; understand connections between historical events; understand the character of Turkish history to evaluate events and developments that taken place througout the period that the course covered; apply students’ knowledge to their personal and/or academic improvement process; analyze the historical events in an ‘reason and result relation’; show awareness about historical issues to participate in general discussions; create a concern for historical heritage of Turkish Republic; make a comparison of historical events or effects of Turkey and the other countries; gains reasonable and facts‐based understanding of historical events especially for understanding the background of current trends like globalism and political currents.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • A sufficent knowledge of the History of Turkish Republic and Modern Turkey with a detailed understanding of the Principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
  • An awareness of the fact that Turks has a rich historical background.
  • An ability to analyze current problems and roots by making their connections with historical event.
  • An ability to apply knowledge of the course to his/her academic and personal life.
  • An ability to interpret knowledge given throughout the course.
  • An ability to identify and solve issues addressed in the course.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An understanding of the necessity of historical knowledge for life long experience.
Course Content War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Assigned Reading
2 Global Transformations in The Interwar Period Assigned Reading
3 The Turkish Economy in One‐Party Period Assigned reading
4 Politics and Society in One‐Party Period Assigned reading
5 Reconstruction of the World After World War II; USA and Turkey Assigned reading
6 1950s in Turkey and Democrat Party Assigned reading
7 Politics in Turkey Between 1960 and 1980 Assigned reading
8 Midterm Exam Period
9 Economy and Social Policy in Turkey Between 1960 and 1980 Assigned reading
10 Social Changes and Social Struggles Assigned Reading
11 Neo‐liberalism, Globalisation and Turkey Assigned Reading
12 The Cultural Climate of 1980s and its After‐effects Assigned Reading
13 The World and Turkey in Post‐ Cold War Era I Assigned Reading
14 Review of the topics
15 Final exam period

Sources

Course Book 1. Nutuk, M. K. Atatürk
2. Kısa Yirminci Yüzyıl Aşırılıklar Çağı, E. J. Hobsbawn
3. Türkiye İktisat Tarihi, Korkut Boratav
4. Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi, İletişim Yayınları
5. Tarih, TÜSİAD
6. Geçiş Sürecinde Türkiye, Belge Yayınları
7. Memalik‐i Osmaniye’den Avrupa Birliği’ne, İletişim Yayınları
Other Sources 8. Documents

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 35
Percentage of Final Work 65
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 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methodology of international relations
2 Acquiring the skills of analyzing international relations from a theoretical level
3 Having adequate knowledge about history of international relations and being able to analyze historical processes, events and international actors
4 Acquiring the ability to make logical interpretations about the contemporary either global, regional or national actors and their future positions
5 Acquiring the ability to have an interdisciplinary perspective that synthesizes other disciplines to IR
6 Developing necessary quantitative and qualitative research skills in International Relations
7 Having ability to express herself/himself with regard to disciplinary issues
8 Having the ability of reaching relevant sources and knowing the way she/he uses particular knowledge
9 Having the ability of analytical thinking, critical analysis and developing rational argument
10 Being able to use English for everyday conversations as well as in an advanced level for professional purposes.
11 Having a responsible perspective in parallel with ethical principles and having necessary knowledge about ethical liability.
12 Understanding the importance of lifelong learning, accessing information, following contemporary events and developments in scientific community and having the ability of renewing herself/himself in accordance with it.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
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 4 4
Total Workload 71