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RACE AND ETHNICITY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ELL419 RACE AND ETHNICITY 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 aims at illustrating and analysing the cultural themes and motifs reflected in the representative works of Ethnic literature and engaging the students with the criticism of racial and ethnic issues in the texts and developing their own solutions to these matters.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course deals with race and ethnic differences through literary perspective and outline social, historical, and ethnic influences in the development of Ethnic literature.

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

outline social, historical, and ethnic influences in the development of Ethnic literature.
illustrate and analyse the cultural themes and motifs reflected in the representative works of Ethnic literature.
analyse texts dealing with race and ethnic differences through literary perspective.
criticize racial and ethnic issues in the text and develop their own solutions to these matters.
evaluate relevant secondary sources in an essay on race and ethnicity by applying MLA writing methods.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the course and discussion on the topics of the following weeks Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
2 Reading the Material Assigned “Just Couse I’m Mixed” by Afro DZ Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
3 Reading the Material Assigned “Ethnicity in American Life” The Historical Perspective by John Hope Franklin Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
4 Reading the Material Assigned “Toward a More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
5 Reading the Material Assigned “People of Color Who Never Felt They Were Black” by Darryl Fears Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
6 Reading the Material Assigned “In Search of Bruce Lee’s Grave by Shanlon Wu Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
7 Reading the Material Assigned “Asian American Battle” by Robert Daseler Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the Material Assigned Gran Torino (Film) Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
10 Reading the Material Assigned Woman Race and Class by Angela Davis Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
11 Reading the Material Assigned Woman Race and Class by Angela Davis Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
12 Reading the Material Assigned Black Skin White Masks by Franz Fanon Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
13 Reading the Material Assigned Black Skin White Masks by Franz Fanon Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
14 Reading the Material Assigned Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
15 Reading the Material Assigned Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Fiske-Rusciano, R. (2013). Experiencing race, class, and gender in the United States. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Fanon, F. (2008). Black Skin, White Masks. Pluto Press.
Anzaldúa, G. (2012). Borderlands = La frontera: The new mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute books.
Davis, A. Y. (1983). Woman, race and class. New York: Vintage.
Eastwood, C. (Director), Eastwood, C., Lorenz, R., & Gerber, B. (Producers), & Schenk, N. (Writer). (n.d.). Gran Torino [Film].

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 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 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 20 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 15 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0