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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
UTI315 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBALIZATION 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 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. (2017). Küresellesme: Toplumsal Sonucları. Translation: Abdullah Yılmaz, 7th Edition, Ankara: Ayrinti Publications.
Rodrik, D. (2011). Akıllı Küresellesme. Translation: Burcu Aksu, 1st Edition, Ankara: Efil Publications.
Kaymakci, O. (2007). Küresellesme Uzerine Notlar. 1st Edition, Ankara: Nobel Press.
Scholte, J. A. (2013). Globalization : A Critical Introduction. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave MacMillan.
Balay, R. (2004). Küreselleşme, Bilgi Toplumu ve Eğitim, Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi.

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 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