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SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL GENDER PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS367 SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL GENDER 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 handle the concept of gender in the framework of the issues such as family, politics, labour, patriarchal society, feminism, violence, with sociological meaning regardless of the biological meaning and to create student awareness especially about the place of women in society.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include: the concept of gender, the cultural construction of gender, division of labour based on gender, patriarchal society, women's role in this society, relations of women with politics, education, family violence, law, labour concepts, feminist theories, women's movements in Turkey and in the world.

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

Knows the concept of gender with the social dimension and define the concept of gender.
Summarizes the theoretical approaches used in gender studies.
Interprets the relationship between women and social institutions such as family, social politics, education and law from a critical point of view.
Evaluate the structure of patriarchal society and provide examples of the concept of gender with examples from everyday life.
Gives examples of the women's movement in Turkey and in the world and evaluate the perspective developed through these courses related to these events.
Criticizes violence against women and design sociological solutions.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Gender and social gender concepts Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
2 Reading Patriarchal society and Woman’s status in this society, gender roles Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
3 Reading Construction of social gender in family and marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
4 Reading Woman’s status in the World and in Turkey and gender-related problems Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
5 Reading Feminist Concepts I Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
6 Reading Feminist Concepts II Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
7 Reading Feminist Concepts III Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Women's movements in Turkey and in the world Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
10 Reading Woman and Labour Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
11 Reading Woman and politics Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
12 Reading Woman and education Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
13 Reading Woman and violence Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
14 Reading Woman and law Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
15 Reading General revision and discussion Lecture, Question and Answer, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kolektif. (2018). Toplumsal cinsiyet. Ankara: Nika Publications
Kolektif. (2018). Toplumsal cinsiyet. Ankara: Nika Publications
Connell, R.W.. (2016). Toplumsal cinsiyet ve iktidar. Istanbul: Ayrinti Publications
Young, Iris Marion. (2017)."Gender as seriality: Thinking about women as a social collective." Gender and Justice. London: Routledge

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 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