ECTS - Gender Studies and Women Rights

Gender Studies and Women Rights (HUM211) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Gender Studies and Women Rights HUM211 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
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)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Aslı Şimşek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This class aims to: - To have students gain an understanding about the difference between sex and gender - To get students familiar with the research and theories regarding gender - To have students gain knowledge and awareness in terms of gender influences - To have students use gender perspective while approaching societal issues and events and follow developments in the world like gender mainstreaming - To have students raise awareness and consciousness on gender issues at campus.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students: - To be familiar with the research and theories regarding the influence of gender stereotypes and individual and organizational outcomes of gender issues. - To understand the influence of gender in shaping the perceptions, attitudes and behaviors of individuals.
Course Content Introduction; gender perceptions; woman and health; woman and politics; woman and law; modernism, gender and women rights; types of violence against women and their prevention; woman and literature; woman labor in the global economy; worklife and woman; woman and entrepreneurship; woman and environment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction, information of content of the course,Gender and women’s rights Hooks, Bell. 2012. Feminizm Herkes İçindir, BGST Yayınları. Derleme: Editörler: L. Gültekin, G. Güneş, C.Ertung, A.Şimşek. 2013. Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Yansımaları, Atılım Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara: Desen Ofset A.Ş.
2 Turkish Modernization, Gender and Women’s Rights Derleme: Editörler: L. Gültekin, G. Güneş, C.Ertung, A.Şimşek. 2013. Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Yansımaları, Atılım Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara: Desen Ofset A.Ş.
3 Discrimination Against Women and Sexism Derleme: Ecevit, Y. ve N. Karkıner (Ed.). 2011. Toplumsal Cinsiyet Çalışmaları içinde, Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayını No: 23.
4 Media Representations Of Female Body Derleme: Editörler: L. Gültekin, G. Güneş, C.Ertung, A.Şimşek. 2013. Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Yansımaları, Atılım Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara: Desen Ofset A.Ş.
5 Creative Drama Workshop on Women’s Rights Related chapters
6 Preventing and combating Domestic Violence and Women’s Shelters Derleme: Ecevit, Y. ve N. Karkıner (Ed.). 2011. Toplumsal Cinsiyet Çalışmaları içinde, Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayını No: 23.
7 Midterms
8 Gender and Literature Arat, Necla. 2010. Feminizmin ABC'si, Say Yayınları. Material to be handed out by the Instructor
9 Movie screening about women’s rights and group discussion Related chapters
10 Women's Entrepreneurship Related chapters
11 Prohibition of Discrimination and LGBTI Rights Related chapters
12 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November and Awareness Against Dating Violence Related chapters
13 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November and Global Activism Related chapters
14 Analysis of the Posters about Women’s Rights and social responsibility Related chapters
15 Sharing knowledge and experience from a gender perspective Related chapters
16 Finals

Sources

Course Book 1. Derleme: Editörler:L. Gültekin, G. Güneş, C.Ertung, A.Şimşek. 2013. Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Yansımaları, Atılım Üniversitesi Yayınları, Ankara: Desen Ofset A.Ş. (Açık erişim: http://library.atilim.edu.tr/shares/library/files/TOPLUMSAL%20CINSIYET_BASKI_201
2. Hooks, Bell. 2012. Feminizm Herkes İçindir, BGST Yayınları.
3. Arat, Necla. 2010. Feminizmin ABC'si, Say Yayınları.
4. Derleme: Ecevit, Y. ve N. Karkıner (Ed.). 2011. Toplumsal Cinsiyet Çalışmaları içinde, Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayını No: 23.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 14 100
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 14 100
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 To have a comprehensive understanding of basic psychological perspectives and to examine the mental, affective, and behavioral processes of human beings within a scientific discipline
2 To have a knowledge about the historical and philosophical developments, basic concepts, applications and schools of science of psychology as well as the subfields of psychology such as clinical, experimental, social, developmental, industrial, health, traffic and educational psychology
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings
4 To develop new ideas through analytical, critical, and creative point of view by using abstract concepts and to gain skills in evaluating different psychological phenomena
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources
7 To have knowledge about basic principles of psychological assessment along with various quantitative, qualitative, and experimental research methods, to have skills in designing and conducting research by using these methods, and analyzing, reporting, and presenting research data
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness

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