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HISTORY OF TURKISH SOCIOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS388 HISTORY OF TURKISH SOCIOLOGY 6 3 3 8

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: This course aims to help students understand the origins of sociological thought in Turkey, learn the emergence and development process of emergence of sociology in Turkey, have information about Turkish sociologist and their interests, know and explain developing sociology schools in Turkey and make analysis and interpretation about society's problems.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; the impact on Turkish intellectuals of Western thought the relations with the West in the 19th century, the Constitutional period movements of thought and the development of sociology, Ziya Gokalp and Prince Sabahattin contributions to Turkish sociology, institutionalization of sociology in Turkey, Turkish sociology in the early Republican period, Turkish sociology in the 1950-1960, 1960-1980s and 1980-2000, basic characteristics and tendencies of Turkish sociology.

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

Explains the historical origins of sociological thought in Turkey.
Tells the emergence and development of sociology in Turkey.
Explains the process of institutionalization of sociology in Turkey.
Comparesthe basic movements of Turkish Sociology.
Compares the basic characteristics and trends of Turkish Sociology.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Relations with the West and Innovation Movements in the 19th Century Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
2 Source (Book-Article) Reading Constitutionalist Thought Movements and the Development of Sociology Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
3 Source (Book-Article) Reading The Contribution of Ziya Gokalp to Turkish Sociology Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
4 Source (Book-Article) Reading The Contribution of Prince Sabahattin to Turkish Sociology Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
5 Source (Book-Article) Reading The Institutionalization of Sociology in Turkey Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
6 Source (Book-Article) Reading Turkish Sociology in the Early Republican Period (1923-1950) Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
7 Source (Book-Article) Reading Turkish Sociology in the Period of 1950-1960 Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Source (Book-Article) Reading Turkish Sociology in the Period of 1960-1980 Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
10 Source (Book-Article) Reading Turkish Sociology in the Period of 1980-2000 Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
11 Source (Book-Article) Reading Schools and Representatives of Sociology in Turkey (Founding Schools and Their Representatives) Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
12 Source (Book-Article) Reading Schools and Representatives of Sociology in Turkey (Developmental Schools and Representatives; Istanbul School of Literature-Sociology and its Representatives) Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
13 Source (Book-Article) Reading Schools and Representatives of Sociology in Turkey (Developmental Schools and Representatives; Istanbul School of Economics-Sociology and its Representatives) Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
14 Source (Book-Article) Reading Schools and Representatives of Sociology in Turkey (Developmental Schools and Representatives; Ankara School and its Representatives) Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
15 Source (Book-Article) Reading Evaluation of the semester and case studies Lecture, Question and Answer Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ozdemir, M. Cagatay (Edit.). (2015).Turkiye’de Sosyoloji. Eskisehir: Anadolu Universitesi Publications
Ozdemir, M. Cagatay, (Edit.). (2008).Turkiye’de Sosyoloji I-II (Isimler-Eserler). Ankara: Phoenix Publications
Ergan, Nevin Gungor. (2018). “Turkiye’de Sosyoloji”, Sosyoloji, (edit.) Esra Burcu Saglam-Aslıhan Ogun Boyacioglu-Ayca Gelgec Bakacak. Ankara: Siyasal Bookstore
Sahin, Mehmet Cem. (2013) “Turkiye’de Sosyoloji”, Sosyolojiye Giris (Edit) Ihsan Capcioglu-Hayati Besirli. Ankara: Grafiker Publications
Unsaldı, Levent - Gecgin - Ercan. (2013). Sosyoloji Tarihi. Ankara: Heretik Publications
Kongar, Emre. (2016). Turk Toplumbilimcileri. Istanbul: Remzi Bookstore
Kacmazoglu, H. Bayram. (2013). Turk Sosyoloji Tarihi 1. Istanbul: Dogu Bookstore
Kacmazoglu, H. Bayram. (2018). Turk Sosyoloji Tarihi Uzerine Arastirmalar. Istanbul: Dogu Bookstore

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.
5
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
2
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.
4
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.
2

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.
3

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.
4
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
1
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.
1

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.
4

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 12 6 72
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 12 6 72
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 9 9
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 7 7
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 204
Total Workload of the Course Unit 204
Workload (h) / 25.5 8
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 8,0