COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HIST 202
Spring
2
0
2
1
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
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 total 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 .
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • describe the main actors and facts of the history,
  • analyze the different roles of these actors and facts
  • coment the concepts such as independence, liberty/freedom and national sovereignty
  • evaluate the process of the foundation of modern Turkey with her democratic, seculare and social institutions as well as the state of justice
  • analyze/evaluate the extending globalization that started in the end of the 20. Century
  • compare and describe the outcomes of the ‘new age’
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
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The main points of revolutions and the Turkish Revolution
2 Currents that affected the Turkish Revolution
3 Democratic state of Law (Aim of the Turkish Revolution)
4 Establishment of Turkish Juridical System
5 Establishment of Turkish Educational System
6 Restructuring of Turkish Economy
7 Reforms and Regulations for a new and modern social life
8 midterm
9 The main characteristics of Atatürk’s Principles
10 Atatürk’s Principles (1) / Republicanism
11 Atatürk’s Principles (2) / Nationalism
12 Atatürk’s Principles (3) (4) / Popularism and Etatism
13 Atatürk’s Principles (5) / Secularism
14 Atatürk’s Principles (6) / Revolutionism
15 Criticism on Kemalism and Responces
16 A General Evaluation
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 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest