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PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ATA201 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION 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 -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: It is aimed to gain the understanding of the meaning and importance of the Turk Independence War and to gain knowledge about revolutions and reforms carried out by Atatürk towards the aim of bringing the Turkish nation to the level of contemporary civilization.
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 Literatüre Review Introduction to the History of the Revolution, Purpose of Principles of Atatürk's and History of Revolution Course, Basic Concepts, Characteristics of Turkish Revolution Narration, discussion
2 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles Chapters 1-4; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution 1-2. The Reasons that Shaped the Turkish Revolution (External Reasons for the Decline of the Ottoman Empire (17th and 19th Centuries) Narration, discussion
3 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles Chapters 1-4; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution 1-2. The Reasons that Shaped the Turkish Revolution (Internal Reasons for the Decline of the Ottoman Empire (17th and 19th Centuries) Narration, discussion
4 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles Chapters 1-4; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution 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 Narration, discussion
5 Zürcher, Modernization of Turkey's history, Part 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. Narration, discussion
6 Eroğlu,Turkish Revolution History, Chapter 3-4 First World War Narration, discussion
7 Zürcher, Modernization of Turkey's history, Part 1 Mudros Ceasefire Agreement and Its Importance, Organizations Established after Mudros Ceasefire Agreement, Occupation of Izmir Narration, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Eroğlu, Turkish Revolution History, Chapter 3-4 Period of Congresses (Activities of Mustafa Kemal in Istanbul, Mustafa Kemal's Journey to Samsun, Circulars- Congresses) Narration, discussion
10 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk's Principles Chapter 5; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution 1-2. Amasya Meeting, Last Ottoman Parliament, National Pact, Occupation of Istanbul Narration, discussion
11 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk's Principles Chapter 5; Eroğlu, Turkish Revolution History Chapter 3; Zürcher, Chapter 2 Establishment of TGNA, Reactions to TGNA, Treaty of Sevres. Seminar Narration, discussion
12 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk's Principles Chapter 5; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution Chapter 4-5; Zürcher, Chapter 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Eastern Front, Southern Front). Narration, discussion
13 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk's Principles Chapter 5; Eroğlu, Turkish Revolution History Chapter 5; Zürcher, Chapter 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (First Inonu Battle and Its Results, Second Inonu Battle, Kutahya-Eskisehir Battles). Narration, discussion
14 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles Chapter 7; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution Chapter 6; Zürcher, Chapter 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Sakarya Battle, Ankara Agreement, Great Attack.) Narration, discussion
15 Barut, Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles Chapter 8; Eroğlu, History of Turkish Revolution Chapter 7; Zürcher, Chapter 2 Period of Independence War and Fronts (Sakarya Battle, Ankara Agreement, Great Attack.) 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. İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul.
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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
4
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
4
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
0
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
0
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
0
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
0
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
0
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
3
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
0
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.
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 14 1 14
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 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 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 33 0 53
Total Workload of the Course Unit 53
Workload (h) / 25.5 2,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0