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CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL MOVEMENTS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY319 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL MOVEMENTS 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to improve aptitude for creating a modern political opinion infrastructure that will be able to analyze the reflections of modern political movements by discussing emergence, development and social effects of modern political movements
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include intellectual and historical bases of contemporary political movements, liberalism, conservatism, socialism and Marxism, fascism, anarchism, social democracy, feminism, fundamentalism, new right and left political movements.

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

Explain the basic concepts, assumptions and ideas of the main representatives of modern political ideologies in order to understand the effects of the 19th and 20th centuries on the political life.
Define the basic subjects and concepts of political movements as in liberalism, conservatism, socialism, nationalism, anarchism, fascism, feminism and fundamentalism.
Relate political concepts with daily political life.
Discover social, political and intellectual life of political thinkers.
Categorize the effects of political thinkers and their intellectual heritage in order to determine their contributions to Western political opinion.
Relate how normative arguments in political science are formed and justified with periodical events.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Intellectual and Historical Bases of Contemporary Political Movements Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Political Movements Left Mark on the 19th Century Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Liberalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Conservatism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Socialism ve Marxism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Fascism ve Corporatism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Anarchism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Syndicalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Social Democracy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Feminism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Religious Fundamentalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Search of New Democracy Models Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Neo and Post Political Movements, New Right, New Left Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Heywood, A. (2013). Siyasi Ideolojiler, (trns. Kalkan B.), Adres Publications, Ankara
Ors. B. (2015). 19. Yuzyildan 20. Yuzyılda Modern Siyasal Ideolojiler, Istanbul Bilgi University Publications, Istanbul
Senel, A. (2001). Cagdas Siyasal Akimlar: Liberalizm, Anarsizm, Sendikalizm, Sosyalizm, Fasizm, Imaj Publications, Ankara
Heywood, A. (2012). Political Ideologies, 5th Edition, UK: Palgrave Macmillan
American University School of Public Affairs Department of Government, American Journal of Political Science, ABD Massachusetts

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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 2 2
Preparation for the Final Exam 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0