COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Princ. of Atatürk and Hist. of Revol. II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TRH 102
Spring
2
0
2
1
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course provides a general approach for analysis of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Emphasizing military, political, sociocultural and economic developments. The course seeks to compare the sectoral reforms of the Ottoman State during the period of the decline of the Empire with the farreaching, radical and revolutionary attempts made by Atatürk which paved the way for the establishment of modern and civilized institutions in Turkey in the second and third decades of the twentieth century. The course also attempts to study the internal and external factors affected the foreign policy as well as the process of Secularization and Democratization of Turkey in the Republican era . With special reference to the Principals of Atatürk the course will examine the philosophy of the foundation and existence of the republican regime as well as the democratic developments in secular Turkey during the twentieth century and in the era of extending globalization.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the actors and factors that determine the history
  • Analyze the different roles of these actors and factors
  • Interpret the concepts of independence, freedom and national sovereignty
  • Evaluate the process of formation of the contemporary, democratic, secular and social state of Turkey
  • Analyze and evaluate the extending globalization that started in the end of the 20. Century
  • Compare and describe the events of the new era with historical events.
  • Understand the importance of national unity and cohesion.
  • Explain the national goals and objectives of the Republic of Turkey
  • Solve the problems that Turkish society will face with an Atatürkist approach.
  • Solve the problems that Turkish society will face with an Atatürkist approach.
Course Content With special reference to the Principals of Atatürk the course will examine the philosophy of the foundation and existence of the republican regime as well as the democratic developments in secular Turkey during the twentieth century and in the era of extending globalization.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The Foundation of the “Peoples Party-HF” later CHP”the Republican Peoples Party” and the Proclamation of the Republic
2 The Abolition of the Caliphate and the Law for the unification of the educational system and other radical reforms
3 Foreign Policy of Turkey after the treaty of Lausanne
4 Atatürk’s Diplomacy, Regional and International Cooperation
5 Radical steps in Social & Economic Life
6 The Principals of Atatürk : A General Introduction
7 Republicanism & Nationalism
8 Secularism & Popularism
9 Etatism & Reformism
10 Kemalism and its Socio-Political System
11 Totalitarianism and Kemalism
12 Kemalism as an Idea of Modernization
13 Turkey and the World Affairs after Atatürk (1939-1950)
14 Turkey and the World (1950-1960)
15 Turkey and the World from 1960’ies to 80’ies
16 A General EvaluationEnd of the Cold War and the Impacts of Globalization
Course Textbooks Atatürk ve Türk İnkılap Tarihi Siyasal Kitap Evi Hacettepe Üniversitesi Öğretim Üyeleri. Editör: Prof. Dr. Fatma Acun
References Kemal ATATÜRK“The Great Speech”.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
3
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
1
Homework / Assignments
1
1
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
2
Final / Oral Exam
1
4
    Total
40

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest