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GENDER STUDIES PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ELL327 GENDER STUDIES 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims at defining the concepts of gender and sexuality, and discussing intersectionality of gender and sexuality with other social/economic identity categories including class, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, physical disability/desirability, age and health.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course deals with the diversity of gender-sexual orientation, equality, and its representation in the works of prose, poetry and film.

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

explain the concepts of gender and sexuality verbally or written.
relate the intersectionality of gender and sexuality with other social/economic identity categories including class, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, physical disability/desirability, age and health.
interpret the representation of gender and sexuality in the works of prose, poetry and film.
illustrate a gender and sexuality-based criticism in a writing task.
argue about gender-sexual orientation diversity and equality in a writing task.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Course overview. What is gender? What is gender studies for? A discussion of key terms and concepts. Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
2 Reading the Material Assigned First-wave Feminisms: “Professions for Women” and A Room of One’s Own (1929) by Virginia Woolf Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
3 Reading the Material Assigned The Second Sex (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
4 Reading the Material Assigned Second-wave Feminisms: The Feminine Mystique (1963) by Betty Friedan. Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
5 Reading the Material Assigned The Female Eunuch (1970) by Germaine Greer Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
6 Reading the Material Assigned Sexual Politics (1970) by Kate Millett Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
7 Reading the Material Assigned The Dialectic of Sex (1970) by Shulamith Firestone Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the Material Assigned Man Made Language (1980) by Dale Spender Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
10 Reading the Material Assigned Yearning: Race, Gender and Cultural Politics (1990) by bell hooks Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
11 Reading the Material Assigned "Doing Gender" (1987) by West & Zimmerman Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
12 Reading the Material Assigned Gender Trouble (1990) by Judith Butler Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
13 Reading the Material Assigned Gender Trouble (1990) by Judith Butler Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
14 Reading the Material Assigned The Introduction to Language and Gender (2013) by Eckert and McConnell-Ginet Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
15 Reading the Material Assigned FAQ on the website of Intersex Society of North America Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Humm, M. (2016). Feminisms: A Reader. Routledge.
Leitch, V. B., Cain, W. E., Finke, L., McGowan, J., Sharpley-Whiting, T. D., & Williams, J. (2018). The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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