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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS351 SOCIAL 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 enable the student to evaluate social movements in a historical perspective, to reveal the relationship between social problems and social movements and to discuss the effects of social movements on the local and global levels with examples from history.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; the definition of social movement, examples from history; labor movements, feminism, fascism and anti-colonial movements in the interwar period, 1968 transformation, new social movements and interpretation of new problems.

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

Interprets the results of social movements both nationally and internationally within the framework of mutual relations.
Compares new social movements and old social movements based on current events.
Relates the social dynamics and movements with its multifaceted perspective against social movements.
Questions the factors that cause social movements, the starting point and objectives of the movements with a sociological perspective.
Relates a cause and effect relationship between today's problems and these movements.
Evaluates the observations observed in daily life about social movements by being aware of the differences and similarities with old social movements.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Social Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Social Movements and sociology; investigation on the scientific identity of sociology and its relationship between revolutions Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Early Capitalism and Social Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Labor Movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Women's movement and Feminism 1 Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Women's movement and Feminism 2 Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading The interwar period; anti-fascism Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading The interwar period; anti-fascism Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 Reading 1968; origin of new social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Identity and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Racism and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Gender and social movements Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Recent Social movements; LGBT Individuals Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tilly, Charles, and Lesley J. Wood. (2015).Social Movements 1768-2012. London: Routledge
Wallerstein, I; Arrighi, G.; Hopkins, T. K. (1995). Sistem karsiti hareketler. (C. Kanat & B. Somay, Trns.)., Istanbul: Metis Publications
Touranie, A. (1999). Toplumdan toplumsal harekete, yeni sosyal hareketler/teorik acilimlar. Istanbul: Kaknus Publications
Cetinkaya, Y.Dogan. (2018). Toplumsal hareketler; tarih, teori ve deneyim. Istanbul: Iletisim Publications

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 12 4 48
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 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0