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PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS II PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ATA202E PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS II 4 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 learn about the features and similar concepts of the Turkish Revolution, Reforms made by the Ottoman Empire before the Turkish Revolution, The importance of Atatürk's reforms, the emergence of the Kemalist thought system and its effect on the revolutions of new Turkish Republic, the Turkish War of Independence and the threats to the Republic and Atatürk's reforms.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; reforms in the political field, reforms in the field of law, reforms in the field of education and culture, reforms in the economic field, reforms in the social field, Atatürk’ s principles, Turkish foreign policy in the period of Ataturk, Turkey in the World War II, Turkey between 1950-1960.

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

Define the reforms and novelties of Republic of Turkey.
Match the reforms and revolutions of Ataturk with his ideological heritage.
Explain the principles of Ataturk and the reforms related with these.
Recall and spell the important events, persons, institutions and dates in the history of Turkey, with a focus on developments in the first years of Republic of Turkey.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Turkish Revolution (Modernization Movements in the New Turkish Republic), Political revolutions, Abolition of Sultanate, Declaration of Republic and Concept of Republic, Abolition of Caliphate, 1924 Constitution Narration, discussion
2 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Reforms in Social and Health areas, Clothing Regulation, Law on Hats, Law on Family Names, Abolition of Religious Orders, Closure of Islamic Monasteries, Zawiyah and Tombs, Changes in Calendar, Time and Measurement System, Women Rights and Development Narration, discussion
3 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Reform in Law, Acceptance of Civil Law, Concepts of State of Law and Supremacy of Law Narration, discussion
4 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Reforms in Cultural and Educational Fields, Reform of Letters, Language and History, Reform of Education and Its Importance, Principles that have to be applied in Education Narration, discussion
5 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Reforms in Economy, Economic Principles in Early Republican Turkey, Izmir Economics Congress, Mixed Economy Project, Relative Liberalism Between 1923-1929, Etatism Between 1929-1939 Narration, discussion
6 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Kemalist thought system and The Founding Principles of New Turkey, Total Independence, National Sovereignty, Nationalism Narration, discussion
7 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9 Secularism, Republicanism, Populism Narration, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Barut, Türk Devrimi ve Atatürk İlkeleri, Bölüm 8-9-10 Etatism, Reformism Narration, discussion
10 Eroğlu, Türk Inkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 7-8-9 Foreign Policy during Ataturk, General Conjuncture of the Period Narration, discussion
11 Eroğlu, Türk Inkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 7-8-9 General Characteristics and Priorities of Turkish Foreign Policy, Factual Developments, Issues Related with Treaty of Lausanne, Mosul Problem with England Narration, discussion
12 Eroğlu, Türk Inkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 7-8-9 Relations with France and Hatay Problem, Population Exchange with Greece and Etabli Conflict and Solution, Turkey and Soviet Union Narration, discussion
13 Eroğlu, Türk Inkılap Tarihi, Bölüm 7-8-9 Policies Against the Threat of new War, Membership of Turkey into League of Nations, Balcan Pact, Sadabad Pact, Montreux Convention on Straits, Connections Between Domestic and Foreign Policy Narration, discussion
14 Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi Bölüm III World in Blocks and Turkey, Developments in Domestic and Foreign Policy Between 1939-1960 Narration, discussion
15 Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi Bölüm III Political and Social Developments in Turkey Between 1960-1980 Narration, 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. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.
Eroğlu, H.(1982). Türk İnkılap Tarihi. 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
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 7 1 7
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 1 5 5
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 1 1 1
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 5 5
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 5 5
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 27 0 53
Total Workload of the Course Unit 53
Workload (h) / 25.5 2,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0