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HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TUR218 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION 4 3 3 6

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: The aim of this course is to provide comprehensive information about the basic features, historical development, similarities, differences and reflections of civilizations
Contents of the Course Unit: This course includes : The meaning and history of the civilization concept, the characteristics of the civilizations that lived in Anatolia, the political, social, economic and cultural structures of the Greco-Hellenic, Roman-Byzantine, Mesopotamia, Egyptian and Iranian civilizations

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

Define the concept and development of civilization.
Classify civilizations as historical.
Compare between different civilizations.
Interpret the culture, history, religion and art features of civilizations in Anatolia.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Search, Presentation Concept of Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
2 Literature Search, Presentation Prehistory Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
3 Literature Search, Presentation Anatolian Civilizations Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
4 Literature Search, Presentation Phrygian Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
5 Literature Search, Presentation Lydians Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
6 Literature Search, Presentation Urartu Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
7 Literature Search, Presentation Ions Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Search, Presentation Hittites Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
10 Literature Search, Presentation Greek and Hellenic Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
11 Literature Search, Presentation Roman and Byzantine Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
12 Literature Search, Presentation Mesopotamia Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
13 Literature Search, Presentation Egyptian Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
14 Literature Search, Presentation Iran Civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
15 Literature Search, Presentation Overview Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Erguven, A. (1999). Uygarlık Tarihi, Eskisehir.
Sahin, M. (2002). Uygarlık Tarihi, Ankara.
Tanilli, S. (2013). Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları.

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.
3
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
0
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.
3

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.
3

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 13 4 52
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 2 2
Preparation for the Final Exam 5 6 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 2 2
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 39 0 153
Total Workload of the Course Unit 153
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0