COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
History of Civilization II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUM 102
Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The basic purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the basic evolutionary developments in the History of Western Civiliziaitons and to enable them to analyze these developments, through a comparative perspective, in the economic, sociopolitical, cultural and scientific field for understanding the dynamics of the modern world.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to explain the basic terms, conceptions and definitions peculiar to the discipline of history
  • will be able to define and explain the socio-economic, cultural, religious and political formations and structures in the history of Europe by the way of exemplification.
  • will be able to analyze the important historical facts and devolopments in the framework of causality and in a comparative perspective.
  • will be able to synthesize the historical data they obtain directly and objectively from the sources
  • will be able to criticise the dynamics of the modern world by taking the historical instances into consideration.
  • will be able to express their knowledge and thoughts orally and by writing.
Course Content The content of the course Hum 101 starts with the Prehistoric Ages and deals with the first civilizations, Ancient greek and Roman cultural and political developments, the Byzantine Empire and the basic important developments in Europe during the Medieval Age.

 



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 Introduction: The Rise of Western Civilizaiton Renaissance & Reform Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
2 The years of inventions in Europe The economic and social reflections of the inventions in Europe Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
3 Martin Luther: The spread of Protestanism John Calvin: Calvinism Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
4 Catholic Reform: Its causes and consequences Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
5 Europe at the Early Modern Age: Economy and society Capitalism, mercantilism and commercial developments Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
6 1st midterm exam Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
7 Colonization and Oversea trade Agriculture and Industry Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
8 From Empire to national state in Europe France and England Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
9 Revolutions in Western Civilization Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment Art and Literature Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
10 French Revolution The rise of the principle of nationalism and its development Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
11 Industrial Revolution Urbanization and the Class consciousness, Imperialism and its consequences Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
12 2nd midterm exam Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
13 Europe as the modern civilization Social and economic life Plitical life Robert E. Lerner, et al., Western Civilizaitons, Their History and Their Culture, London, 1998.
14 General evaluation
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks the related chapters of the books mentioned
References M. Kishlansky, P. Geary, P. O’Brien. Civilization in the West, 6th ed. New York: Pearson Inc., 2006. Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, İstanbul, 2006.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
50
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
19
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
12
    Total
141

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to critically discuss and interpret the theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of media and communication discipline. X
2 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programs required by the mediaproduction process.
3 To be able to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in practice.
4 To be able to critically interpret theoretical debates concerning the relations between the forms, agents, and factors that play a role in the field of media and communication.
5 To be able to critically discuss and draw on theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of other disciplines complementing the field of media and communication studies. X
6 To be informed about national, regional, and global issues and problems; to be able to generate problemsolving methods depending on the quality of evidence and research, and to acquire the ability to report those methods to the public. X
7 To be able to gather, scrutinize and use with scientific methods the necessary data to for the processes of production and distribution.
8 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process towards personal and social goals.
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of media and communication, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)

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

 

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