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ENGLISH CULTURE AND HISTORY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ELL324 ENGLISH CULTURE AND HISTORY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course enables students to possess sophisticated knowledge about English culture and history in order for them to develop a critical socio-historical approach to the characteristics of the significant periods as well as to the important historical events in English history.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course provides a thorough view of English culture and history from the Prehistoric Britain to the Edwardian Era.

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

identify the characteristics of periods such as the Prehistoric Britain, the Roman Conquest of Britain, the Dark Ages, the Middle Ages, the Tudor Period, the Stuart Age, the Georgian Era, and the Edwardian Era while reading and analysing representative literary texts written in the aforementioned historical periods.
discuss and interpret the historical events, ideas, and conflicts in British history both verbally and in an essay.
develop a critical socio-historical approach to English culture and its institutions such as court, the Church, parliament, universities and its traditions of rural and urban life while reading a historical text or writing about a certain period in English history.
relate the social, political, and historical developments in British history to literary texts while discussing a literary text both verbally and in an essay.
compare and contrast different historical periods such as the Prehistoric Britain, the Roman Conquest of Britain, the Dark Ages, the Middle Ages, the Tudor Period, the Stuart Age, the Georgian Era, and the Edwardian Era in terms of their distinctive characteristics and social and political backgrounds both verbally and in an essay.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the course Lecture & Discussion
2 Reading the Material Assigned Tudor Britain, the English Reformation and Early Modern Britain Lecture & Discussion
3 Reading the Material Assigned From the English Civil War to the Glorious Revolution Lecture & Discussion
4 Reading the Material Assigned The Beginnings of the British Empire (1587-1750) Lecture & Discussion
5 Reading the Material Assigned Social Order and Everyday Life in 18th Century Britain (1714-1800) Lecture & Discussion
6 Reading the Material Assigned Politics, War, and Empire 1714-1763 Lecture & Discussion
7 Reading the Material Assigned The Industrial Revolution: Unraveling the Cause Lecture & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the Material Assigned The Industrial Revolution – Pioneers, Machines, and Social Consequences Lecture & Discussion
10 Reading the Material Assigned Liberalism, Conservatism, Revolution, and Early Social Reforms 1789-1815 Lecture & Discussion
11 Reading the Material Assigned Political Economy and its Discontents Part I: Radicalism, Luddism, Owenism Lecture & Discussion
12 Reading the Material Assigned Reform, Class Consciousness, and the Chartist Movement 1819-1848 Lecture & Discussion
13 Reading the Material Assigned Workshop of the World: Victorian Stability, Industrial Leadership, and the Empire of Free Trade 1848-1875 Lecture & Discussion
14 Reading the Material Assigned The Struggle for Social Justice Continues: The Women’s Movement Takes Shape 1792-1890 Lecture & Discussion
15 Reading the Material Assigned The Resurgence of Labour: From Revolutionary Marxism to the Labour Party 1848-1906 Lecture & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Webb, R. K. (1980). Modern England: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present. New York: Harper & Row.

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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

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 5 65
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 10 10
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0