History of Civilization (HIST221) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Civilization HIST221 3 0 0 3 3
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)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gül Kania
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Through out this course from the treatment of the earliest culturesand civilizations to the discussion of the later ones we pursue certain key elements, such as social and political structures, science, technology, religion, cultural expressions, trade, philosophies, ideologies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn different cultures, civilizations, throughout the world with their contributions
  • To learn and understand ancient beliefs, ideas and philosophies
  • To illustrate the developments and improvements of ancient cultures and civilizations
  • Analyzing and understanding the social, political structures of various civilizations
Course Content A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definitions about culture and civilization, Anatolian chronology. Related chapters
2 The origins of humankind and ice ages, Art of communication; Early Nearthastern cultures; prehistorical periods of Anatolia. Related chapters
3 Early Historical periods, Iron Ages cultures of Anatolia Related chapters
4 The first civilizations in Mezopotamia and the River Valley Civilizations of the world. Related chapters
5 Egyptian, Phoenician, Westernization civilizations; science and technologies in Ancient Near East. Related chapters
6 The forming of Greek civilizations; Crete, Early Greece Related chapters
7 The Roman civilization Related chapters
8 The projects Related chapters
9 The Middle Ages Related chapters
10 The Byzantines; Islamic and Early Medival Woel Related chapters
11 The expansion of Europe, economy, society and politics in the High Middle Ages Related chapters
12 Religious and intellectual developments, The Later Middle Ages Related Chapters
13 The civilization of Renaissance and Reformation Related chapters
14 The Age of Enlightment, The French Revolution Related chapters
15 General Conclusion, inheritances of early civilizations Related chapters
16 Final exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Tanilli, S. (2004), Uygarlık Tarihi, İstanbul / Tanilli, S. (2002), Yüzyılların Gerçeği ve Mirası, Cilt 1, İstanbul
Other Sources 2. Özçelik, N. (2002), İlkçağ Tarihi ve Uygarlığı, Ankara/ Memiş, E. (2006), Eskiçağ Medeniyetleri Tarihi, Bursa /Yavuz, H. (2008), Batı Uygarlığı Tarihine Teorik Bir Giriş, Ankara.

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 0
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 Integrates and utilizes the information, skills, and approaches obtained from basic, clinical, and medical sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences when offering healthcare services.
2 Offers healthcare services to patients with a biopsychosocial approach where the sociodemographic and sociocultural backgrounds of these individuals are taken into consideration, focusing on the universal human values, ethical principles, and professional duties; without exercising discrimination on the basis of language, religion, race, or sex.
3 Aims to protect, improve, and develop individual and public health when offering healthcare services.
4 Performs the necessary studies in sustaining and improving health, taking into the individual, public, social, and environmental factors to affect it.
5 Trains healthy individuals/ patients, their relatives, and other healthcare workers in healthcare upon determining the features, requirements, and expectations of their target audience.
6 Exercises a safe, rational, and effective approach in the procedures of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation; while offering healthcare services.
7 Implements interventional and/or non-interventional practices in a way that is safe and effective for patients during the procedures of diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation.
8 Offers healthcare services taking into account the health and safety of patients and employees.
9 Takes the regional and global changes in physical and socioeconomic settings to affect health, as well as the changes in the individual features and behaviors of patients referring to them into account, while offering healthcare.
10 Takes the good medical practices into account while performing their duties.
11 Undertakes the tasks and duties within the framework of their professional ethical rules, as well as their legal rights and duties.
12 Stands for the improvements in the manner in which healthcare services are offered, taking into account the concepts of social reliability and social duty, in an effort to protect and improve individual and public health.
13 Evaluates the effects of health policies and healthcare practices on public health indicators, and, where required, amends their evaluation on the grounds of scientific and social needs; in an effort to help improve the quality of healthcare services.
14 Leads their healthcare team while offering healthcare services, in a participative, and collaborative manner.
15 Establishes positive relationships within their healthcare team; and where needed, easily adapts to various positions among their team.
16 Exercises effective communication with patients, the relatives of patients, healthcare professionals, and groups from other professions, as well as institutions and organizations.
17 Plans and conducts scientific studies on the society to which they serve, and use the results of these, or those from other studies, to benefit the society.
18 Accesses the current literature on their profession, and evaluates them with a critical approach.
19 Chooses the correct sources of learning to improve the healthcare services that they offer, and regulates their own learning process.
20 Demonstrates the skills of obtaining and evaluating new information, integrating newer pieces of information with their current ones, as well as adapting to changing conditions throughout their professional life.

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