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HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBU339 HUMAN RIGHTS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ÖMER GÜRKAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to improve aptitude for evaluating the human rights concept within the process of historical development, interaction between political, economic and social aspects, analysing problem areas, national and international control mechanisms regarding human rights.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include, state theory regarding human rights, classification of human rights and historical/intellectual background, generation rights and national and international control mechanisms.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Interpret the development of human rights within the context of Feudal Period-Modern State
Analyze problem areas regarding human rights in line with the theoretic framework
Examine historical development of Human Rights concept in Turkey over case studies
Evaluate problem areas regarding human rights within the scope of international and national Protection Regime.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Basic Concepts, Human Rights Classifications Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Historical Development of Human Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Intellectual Bases of the First- Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Concept and Content of the First-Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Historical and Intellectual Bases of the Second-Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Concept and Content of the Second-Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Historical and Intellectual Bases of the Third-Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Concept and Content of the Third-Generation Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Development of Human Rights in Turkey Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook International Control Mechanisms Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook International Control Mechanisms Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook National Control Mechanisms Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Fundamental Principles of Human Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Erdogan, M. (2015), Insan Haklari Teorisi ve Hukuku, 3rd Edition, Orion Bookstore.
Gozler, K. (2018), Insan Haklari Hukukuna Giris, Ekin Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences. (Bloom 1)
2
Evaluate the economic environment and overall sustainability of firms. (Bloom 4)

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate principles and concepts of economics and finance with other disciplines. (Bloom 4)
2
Define principles, concepts, methods and theories related with economics and finance. (Bloom 1)

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Interpret the charts and tables related to the field. (Bloom 2)

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the theoretical models of economic policies which have direct or indirect effects by using the facts and dynamics of the economic system.(Bloom 4)
2
Analyze economic and financial reports. ((bloom 4)
3
Use basic mathematics, statistics and econometric methods and tools to solve economic and financial problems. (Bloom 3)
4
Interpret the operation of current economic, political and social events by using institutional information related with Economics and Finance.(Bloom 2)

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize economic and financial activities in humanitarian and social terms with adherence to ethics. (Bloom 4).

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop a critical perspective on national and international economic, political, social, financial and development problems. (bloom 6)

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the agenda on economics, politics and social issues and improve himself/ herself. (bloom 6)

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze current issues and problems by using the structure and properties of Macro and Microeconomics and variables. (Bloom 4)
2
Evaluate the effectiveness of the general economic system and public policies and their effects on markets and basic economic variables.(Bloom 4)
3
Analyze the cause and effect relationships between the relevant economic variables. (Bloom 4)
4
Evaluate the expected trends and portfolio analyzes in interest and exchange rates within the framework of the general financial system. (Bloom 4)

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 10 10
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0