ECTS - Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature

Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature (HUM312) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature HUM312 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 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

Sources

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 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