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TURKISH HISTORY AND CULTURE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TUR420 TURKISH HISTORY AND CULTURE 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: The aim of this course is to give information about Turkish history and culture
Contents of the Course Unit: This Course includes : Turkish civilizations, Turkish states and culture, the culture and arts, belief systems in the states.

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

Define the concepts of culture and civilization.
Make the classification of prehistoric Turkish culture.
Explain how the main elements such as geographic environment, human and society shape culture.
Interpret the organization, economic life, thought and morality, culture and art and their current extensions or changes in pre-Islamic Turkish states.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Search, Presentation Culture and civilization, development of civilization Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
2 Literature Search, Presentation Turkish name, descent, homeland and migrations Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
3 Literature Search, Presentation Asian Hun Empire, European Hun Empire Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
4 Literature Search, Presentation Gokturks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
5 Literature Search, Presentation Uighurs, Kyrgyz, Pechenegs Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
6 Literature Search, Presentation Turgesh, Karluks, Uzbeks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
7 Literature Search, Presentation Oghuz, Sabars, Kipchaks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Search, Presentation Avars, Khazars Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
10 Literature Search, Presentation Steppe culture and fund Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
11 Literature Search, Presentation Social structure and organization of Turks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
12 Literature Search, Presentation Economic life of Turks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
13 Literature Search, Presentation Culture and art structure of Turks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
14 Literature Search, Presentation Religion and belief systems of Turks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
15 Literature Search, Presentation Military organization of Turks Expression , Question-Respond, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Sahin, M. (2010). Turk Tarihi ve Kulturu, Yargi 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 10 4 40
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 3 3
Preparation for the Final Exam 5 3 15
Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 36 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0