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
X
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
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
35
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
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
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
3
Final / Oral Exam
1
5
    Total
40

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

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

 

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