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PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ATA201E PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS I 3 2 2 2

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 : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Distance Learning
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ŞENOL DURGUN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objective of the course is to help students comprehend the meaning and importance of National Struggle organized and executed by the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Ataturk in order to reach the modern civilizations.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Basic Concepts, Ottoman Empire and Its Decline, Tanzimat and Constitutional Periods, Ideological Movements in the Final Period of Ottoman State, Tripoli War, Balkan Wars, First World War, Mundros Armistice and Occupations, Birth of National Struggle and National Organizations, Mustafa Kemal Pasha's Samsun Amasya Circular, National Congresses, Announcement of the National Assembly, Opening of the Grand National Assembly, Liberation War, Mudanya Armistice, Lausanne Peace Treaty.

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

Match the historical and intellectual processes leading to the Turkish Revolution with one another.
Identify the events and actions of the people that shaped the Turkish Revolution.
List the significant factors in the founding process of the Republic of Turkey.
Recall and spell important persons, events and dates in the founding of the Republic of Turkey.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the History of the Revolution, Purpose of Principles of Atatürk's and History of Revolution Course, Basic Concepts, Characteristics of Turkish Revolution Lecture, discussion
2 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 1-4; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 1-2. The Reasons that Shaped the Turkish Revolution (Internal Reasons for the Decline of the Ottoman Empire (17th and 19th Centuries) Lecture, discussion
3 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 1-4; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 1-2. The Reasons that Shaped the Turkish Revolution (Internal Reasons for the Decline of the Ottoman Empire (17th and 19th Centuries) Lecture, discussion
4 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 1-4; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 1-2. Modernity Movement in Ottoman State During 18th-19th Centuries (Reforms of Selim the Third and Mahmut the Second)- Tanzimat- Reform Decrees, First Constitutional Period, Constitution, Seminar Lecture, discussion
5 Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi, Bölüm 1 Ideologies Searching to Save Ottoman State, Status of Ottoman State in the Beginning of 20th Century, Second Constitutional Period, Turco-Italian War, Balkan Wars. Lecture, discussion
6 Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 3-4 First World War Lecture, discussion
7 Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi, Bölüm 1 Mudros Ceasefire Agreement and Its Importance, Organizations Established after Mudros Ceasefire Agreement, Occupation of Izmir Lecture, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 3-4 Period of Congresses (Activities of Mustafa Kemal in Istanbul, Mustafa Kemal's Journey to Samsun, Circulars- Congresses) Lecture, discussion
10 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 5; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 1-2. Amasya Meeting, Last Ottoman Parliament, National Pact, Occupation of Istanbul Lecture, discussion
11 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 5; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 3; Zürcher, Bölüm 2 Establishment of TGNA, Reactions to TGNA, Treaty of Sevres. Seminar Lecture, discussion
12 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 5; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 4-5; Zürcher, Bölüm 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Eastern Front, Southern Front). Lecture, discussion
13 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 5; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 5; Zürcher, Bölüm 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (First Inonu Battle and Its Results, Second Inonu Battle, Kutahya-Eskisehir Battles). Lecture, discussion
14 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 7; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 6; Zürcher, Bölüm 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Sakarya Battle, Ankara Agreement, Great Attack.) Lecture, discussion
15 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri Bölüm 8; Eroğlu, Türk İnkılap Tarihi Bölüm 7; Zürcher, Bölüm 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Sakarya Battle, Ankara Agreement, Great Attack.) Lecture, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Barut, M. (2008). Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri. İstanbul: DER Yayınları.
Zürcher, E. J. (2004). Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi. İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul.
Eroğlu, H. (1982). Türk İnkılap Tarihi. İstanbul.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
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 theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
1
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
3
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
3
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
2
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
1
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
3
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
1
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
2
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
0
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
1
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
0
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
1
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
0
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
0
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.
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 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 13 1 13
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 4 4
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 51
Total Workload of the Course Unit 51
Workload (h) / 25.5 2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0