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ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UTI403 ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 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 the classification of historical development of the growth theory in accordance with the characteristics of the period and determining differences between economic growth and development and introduce several targeting methods of development policies used in the social level.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basics of economic growth, Harrod-domar growth model, Solow model, growth based on human capital, AK model, growth in the Romer model, heterodox growth models, basic concepts of economic development, poverty, poverty calculation method, income disparity, calculation method of income disparity, development policies.

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

List the development of economic growth theory on the basis of periods
Contrast economic growth and economic development over three different aspects
List several targeting methods used in development policy practices for public by exemplifying them
Measure the poverty index with a given distance and income to the poverty limit

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Basics of Economic Growth Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading Harrod-Domar Growth Model Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Solow Model Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Growth Based on Human Capital Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading AK Model Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Growth in the Romer Model Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Heterodox Growth Models Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Basic Concepts of Economic Development Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading Poverty Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Poverty Calculation Method Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading Income Disparity Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Calculation Method of Income Disparity Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Development Policies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Jones, C. (2016). Iktisadi Buyumeye Giris. Translation: Sanli Ates ve Ismail Tuncer, 4th Edition, Istanbul: Literatur Publications.
Yeldan, E. (2011). Iktisadi Buyume ve Bolusum Teorileri. 2nd Edition, Ankara: Efil Publications.
Schumpeter, J. A. (1983). Theory of Economic Development. Somerset, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis Inc.
Şimşek, M. Ve Kadılar, C. (2010). Türkiye’de Beşeri Sermaye, İhracat Ve Ekonomik Büyüme Arasındaki İlişkinin Nedensellik Analizi, C.Ü. İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Dergisi, Cilt 11, Sayı 1, ss.115-140.

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