COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Princ. of Atatürk and Hist. of Revol. I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TRH 101
Fall
2
0
2
1
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
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 main actors and facts of the history
  • analyze the different roles of these actors and facts
  • interpret 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 Description This course provides a general information of the events from the end of the 19. century until the end of the Turkish War of Independence and the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923.

 



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 Required Materials
1 The aim of Atatürk's Principles and History of Revolution Course, Revolution and Revolutionary Concepts Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s. 1-8
2 Causes of Turkish Revolution Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.11-22
3 Reform Movements in Ottoman Empire in 19th Century Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.31-36
4 The Idea Flows to Saving the State in the Last Period of the Ottoman State Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.38-40
5 Political and Military Developments Before the First World War Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.42-58
6 The National Struggle Period - The Status Of The Country After The Armistice Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.65-78
7 Preparing for National Struggle-Invasion of Izmir and Reactions Against Occupation Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.83-84
8 Mustafa Kemal's Activities in Istanbul Alev Coşkun, Samsun’dan Önce Bilinmeyen 6 Ay, s:1-45
9 Activities under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal in Anatolia Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk, 30-75
10 Opening of the last Ottoman Mebusan Assembly and Activities Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk, 240-250
11 Opening and Studies of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.118-121
12 National Struggle Period-Fronts Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.133-140
13 National Struggle Period-Fronts Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.133-140
14 Mudanya Armistice and Lausanne Peace Treaty Period-Facades Refik Turan, Mustafa Sarhan, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, s.165-171
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks

Refik Turan, Mustafa Safran, Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi, Ankara, 2011

Suggested Readings/Materials

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk, Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi, Ankara 2005

Bernard Lewis, Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu, Ankara, 2017

Lord Kinross, Atatürk, İstanbul, 1981

Mahmut Goloğlu, Devrimler ve Tepkileri, İstanbul, 2009

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
35
Final Exam
1
45
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
55
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
45
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
1
Final Exams
1
1
    Total
34

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

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