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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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