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POLITICAL AND INTELLECTUAL MOVEMENTS IN TURKEY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBU432 POLITICAL AND INTELLECTUAL MOVEMENTS IN TURKEY 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 introduce movements of thoughts, ideological breaking points and approaches shaped political processes beginning from the final period of Ottoman to the foundation of the Turkish Republic at the historical and theoretical level.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include elements shaped classical Turkish political thoughts before modern, emerging movements of thought, their ideological effects, breaking points, movements of thought before Republic Period, power struggles, movement of thoughts shaped the foundation of the Turkish Republic and effected the political life

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

Apply political philosophy and political history knowledge in order to evaluate Turkish political movements
Compare political opinion movements in Turkey and approaches with each other
Combine intellectual heritage of movements shaped the Turkish foreign policy in the examination of political movements or thoughts
Evaluate political developments and discussions in Turkey over thoughts left mark on Turkish political life

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the Course, General Framework of the Lesson and Introducing the Subjects and Resources of the Course Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Turkish Political Culture, Classical Political Opinion Before Modern Period Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Modernization Period, The Changing Political Culture, Prominent Differentiations Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Modernization Period Political Movements, Their Functions and Differentiations Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Struggle of Political Movements for Power in the Pre-Republican Period Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Struggle of Political Movements for Power in the Pre-Republican Period Establishment of the Republic , Philosophy of Establishment and Structuring of the Government Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Official Ideology in the One -Party Period and Prominent Political Understanding Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Years in the Multi-Party Period and Cold War, Reflections of Turkish Political Opinion Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Alternative Seekings Against Official Ideology, Leftist – Rightest Structuralism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Nationalism Movements, Its Characteristics Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Islamic Movements, Its Characteristics Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Leftist Political Movements, Its Characteristics Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 - General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 - General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Durgun, S. (2013), Modernlesme ve Siyaset, A Kitap.
Durgun, S. (2014), Ulus İnşası ve Milliyetçilik, A Kitap.
Lewis, B. (2015), Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu, Arkadaş Publication.
Durgun, S. (2015), “Left-Wing Politics in Turkey: Its Development and Problems” Arab Studies Quarterly 37 (1).

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 12 5 60
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 1 12 12
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 12 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0