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SUFI LITERATURE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE420 SUFI LITERATURE 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: The objective of this course is to help students understand the concepts of Sufism and the socio-cultural background in the period of the emergence of Sufism. At the end of the course, it is aimed that students can differentiate the works of Sufi literature from other types of folk literature and compare them with other genres.
Contents of the Course Unit: The social and cultural background of Lodge-Sufi literature, the historical development, sources, orders, important representatives and works of this literature.

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

List the sources of Sufi literature and the criteria for using them.
Analyze the relationship of Sufi literature with social change and transformations.
Discover the relationships between the concepts of lodge, order and Sufism.
Explain the development and representatives of Sufi literature throughout centuries.
Analyze the texts of Sufi literature.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General concepts of Turkish lodge and Sufism literature, general concepts Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
2 Literature review What is Sufism? Origin of Sufism, its sources and theories of Sufism Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
3 Literature review The institutionalization and spread of Sufism Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
4 Literature review Orders and Sufism movements in Anatolia Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
5 Literature review Orders and Sufism movements in Anatolia Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
6 Literature review 12th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
7 Literature review 13th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review 14th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
10 Literature review 15th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
11 Literature review 16th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
12 Literature review 17th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
13 Literature review 18th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
14 Literature review 19th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
15 Literature review 20th century Sufi literature, life and works of important figures Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Güzel, A. (2009), Dini-Tasavvufi Türk Edebiyatı, İstanbul: Akçağ Yay.
Kara, M. (2016), Tasavvuf ve Tarikatlar Tarihi, İstanbul: Dergâh Yay.
Köprülü, F. (2013), Türk Edebiyatında İlk Mutasavvıflar, İstanbul: Akçağ Yay.

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 5 65
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 10 10
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0