ECTSSelections from World Literature: The Short Story

Selections from World Literature: The Short Story (HUM316) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Selections from World Literature: The Short Story HUM316 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
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 introduce students to a selection of short stories in English by prominent authors and to improve their ability to evaluate and appreciate them according to literary and poetical norms and principles.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • In this course, students are expected; to develop skills to analyze and interpret the short story genre with all its literary and thematic constituents;
  • to gain knowledge about literary periods and the short story genre;
  • to develop an awareness of how to appreciate a literary text as a literary and artistic artefact.
Course Content Short stories in English selected from a variety of cultures; texts handed out by the course instructor on literary materials and on literary appreciation methods

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Introduction to Literature The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton.(2000)
2 An overview of short story as a literary genre The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (2000)
3 Study of the 1st short story and background analysis The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (2000)
4 Study of the 1st short story and background analysis Norton’dan (2000) dersin sorumlusu tarafından belirlenecek kısa öykü
5 Study of the 2nd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Norton (2000)
6 Study of the 2nd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Norton (2000)
7 Mid-Term Norton (2000), Practical Imagination (1987), materials handed out by the instructor
8 Study of the 3rd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
9 Study of the 3rd short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
10 Study of the 4th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
11 Study of the 4th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
12 Study of the 5th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
13 Study of the 5th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
14 Study of the 6th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
15 Study of the 6th short story and background analysis Short-story to be assigned by the instructor from Practical Imagination (1987)
16 Fınal Exam The Norton Anthology of English Literature Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes. (Gold Edition) Prentice-Hall. (2000)

Sources

Course Book 1. Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes. (Gold Edition) Prentice-Hall. (2000)
Other Sources 2. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th Edition, Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W.Norton. (1974)
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

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