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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS351 SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. AYSUN KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to enable the student to evaluate social movements in a historical perspective, to reveal the relationship between social problems and social movements and to discuss the effects of social movements on the local and global levels with examples from history.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; the definition of social movement, examples from history; labor movements, feminism, fascism and anti-colonial movements in the interwar period, 1968 transformation, new social movements and interpretation of new problems.

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

Interprets the results of social movements both nationally and internationally within the framework of mutual relations.
Compares new social movements and old social movements based on current events.
Relates the social dynamics and movements with its multifaceted perspective against social movements.
Questions the factors that cause social movements, the starting point and objectives of the movements with a sociological perspective.
Relates a cause and effect relationship between today's problems and these movements.
Evaluates the observations observed in daily life about social movements by being aware of the differences and similarities with old social movements.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Social Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Social Movements and sociology; investigation on the scientific identity of sociology and its relationship between revolutions Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Early Capitalism and Social Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Labor Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Women's movement and Feminism 1 Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Women's movement and Feminism 2 Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading The interwar period; anti-fascism Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 Reading The interwar period; anti-fascism Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Reading 1968; origin of new social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Identity and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Racism and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Gender and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Recent Social movements; LGBT Individuals Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tilly, Charles, and Lesley J. Wood. (2015).Social Movements 1768-2012. London: Routledge
Wallerstein, I; Arrighi, G.; Hopkins, T. K. (1995). Sistem karsiti hareketler. (C. Kanat & B. Somay, Trns.)., Istanbul: Metis Publications
Touranie, A. (1999). Toplumdan toplumsal harekete, yeni sosyal hareketler/teorik acilimlar. Istanbul: Kaknus Publications
Cetinkaya, Y.Dogan. (2018). Toplumsal hareketler; tarih, teori ve deneyim. Istanbul: Iletisim Publications

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
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.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 26
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 12 48
Assignment (Homework) 0 0
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 43 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0