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INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ITR315 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATION 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 to improve the aptitude for examining basic concepts of globalization phenomenon; analysing sociological, economic, political dynamics of this phenomenon and evaluate the globalization phenomenon from a critical approach.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basic concepts of globalization, historical development of globalization, Fordism and Post-Fordism concepts, globalization and world system, characteristics of Modern and Post-modern society, ideological background of globalization, approaches by several colleges of thought against globalization phenomenon, nation, state and nationalism, globalization and religion, globalization and culture, economic effects of globalization, globalization effects on income distribution, characteristics of response against globalization.

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

Explain basic concepts of globalization phenomenon in detail
Classify globalization process historically
Categorize benefit and loss of globalization with practical- scaled samples from economic, social and politic perspective
Compare reactions on Globalization at local and regional level

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Basic Concepts of Globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading Historical Development of Globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Fordism and Post-Fordism Concepts Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Globalization and World System Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Characteristics of Modern and Post-modern Society Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Ideological Background of Globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Approaches by Several Colleges of Thought Against Globalization Phenomenon Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Nation, State and Nationalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading Globalization and Religion Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Globalization and Culture Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading Economic Effects of Globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Globalization Effects on Income Distribution Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Characteristics of Response Against Globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bauman, Z. (1998). Globalization : The Human Consequences. Oxford, United Kingdom: Polity Press.
Scholte, J. A. (2013). Globalization : A Critical Introduction. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave MacMillan.
Ritzer , G. and Dean, P. (2015). Globalization : A Basic Text. Chicester, United Kingdom: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

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 2 26
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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0