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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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
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 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