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FOOD AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
GSY426 FOOD AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 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. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of this course is to enable students to examine the development of food history from prehistoric times and to interpret their reflections on contemporary culinary understanding. Many countries of the world will be studied in different time periods and students will have knowledge about the impressive food science and culture.
Contents of the Course Unit: In this course; The concept of culture, the cultural importance of food and food Anatolian food-Hittites, the oldest dishes of Anatolia Phrygians, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Aztec and Inca, Latin America and Mexico, Arab, Central Asia, Crete, Hebrew (Jewish Food culture, Slow-Food flow will be covered.

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

Evaluate the concept of culture.
Analyze the historical development of different cultures.
Determine the contrasts between food cultures.
Compare and discuss food cultures.
Estimate the interactions of societies with each other in terms of food cultures.
Defend the reasons of the differences in the cultures of societies.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading book Concept of Culture Lecturing
2 Litarature research The cultural importance of food and food Anatolian food-Hittites Lecturing
3 Litarature research The oldest dishes of Anatolia Lecturing
4 Litarature research Ancient Greek food culture Lecturing
5 Litarature research Ancient Egypt food culture Lecturing
6 Litarature research Ancient Rome food culture Lecturing
7 Litarature research Aztec and Incas food culture Lecturing
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Litarature research Latin American and Mexican food culture Lecturing
10 Litarature research Arabian food culture Lecturing
11 Litarature research Central Asian Food Culture Lecturing
12 Litarature research Cretan food culture Lecturing
13 Litarature research Hebrew (Jewish) food culture Lecturing
14 Litarature research Slow-Food Lecturing
15 Homework preparation Term evaluation Lecturing
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tarih Boyunca Yemek Kültürü- Murat Belge- İletişim Yayıncılık.
Yerasimos, M. (2010). 500 yıllık Osmanlı yemek kültürü, Boyut Yay., İstanbul.
Bober, P. P., Tansel, Ü. (2014). Antik ve Ortaçağda yemek kültürü : sanat, kültür ve mutfak, Kitap yayınevi, İstanbul.
Ögel, B. (1985). Türk kültür tarihine giriş : Türklerde yemek kültürü : (Göktürklerden Osmanlılara), Kültür Bakanlığı, Ankara.
Gürsoy, D. (2013). Tarihin süzgecinde mutfak kültürümüz, Oğlak Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Çakır, A. (2015). Trakya mutfak kültürü ve yemekleri = Thrace culinary culture, Ertem Basım, Ankara.
Jervis, L. Çev.: Uğur, K. (2016). Yeşil mutfak : vegan, vejetaryen yemek tarifleri ve yemek kültürü kitabı, Sub Press Yayın Dağıtım, İstanbul.
Bozis, S. Çev.: Türker K. P. (2004). Kapadokya lezzeti : Kapadokyalı Rumların yemek kültürü, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, İstanbul.

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
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
0
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
0
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
0
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
0
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
0

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 14 3 42
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 4 4
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 3 24
Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0