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TURKISH LANGUAGE I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TRD101E TURKISH LANGUAGE I 1 2 2 2

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 : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Distance Learning
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ŞENOL DURGUN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objective of the course is to help students to understand the features of Turkish language and its rules of use. Students can develop vocabulary and language skills through written and oral texts. At the end of this course, it is aimed that students are able to adhere the writing rules, to acquire the habit of using punctuation marks locally, to acquire reading habit, scientific, critical, interrogative, interpreting, creative and constructive thinking habits.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; statement, language and characteristics of language, relation between language and thought, power of language, mother tongue, local language, national language, official language, education language, cultural language, international language, relation between language and culture, civilization, Turkish and world languages, the historical periods and development of the Turkish language, the grammar of the language and its elements, sentence and its elements, the writing rules and applications, the punctuation marks and their applications.

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

Regarding the works of the researchers who have studied the Turkish Language, recognize the language family and the place of the Turkish in the language families.
Taking into consideration the historical development of the Turkish language with the works on Turkish Language, recognize the historical periods of the Turkish language.
Analyze Turkish words on sample texts by taking their roots and suffixes into consideration.
Analyze Turkish sentences on sample texts by considering the spelling rules, punctuation marks.
Assess Turkish texts with critical, inquisitive, interpreting, creative and constructive thinking.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Language and Characteristics of Language Lecture, question and answer
2 Literature Reading Classification of Languages, Place of Turkish in World Languages Lecture, discussion
3 Literature Reading Historical Development of Turkish and Its Stages Lecture, discussion
4 Literature Reading Sounds and their characteristics Lecture, question and answer
5 Literature Reading Sounds in Turkish and their Classification Lecture, Brainstorming
6 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, Brainstorming
7 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, question and answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Reading Word Structure and Conjugation Lecture, discussion
10 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
11 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
12 Literature review Types of Words Lecture, discussion
13 Literature Reading Verbs and Moods Lecture, question and answer
14 Literature Reading Complementary Verbs and Verbs in Terms of Structure Lecture, question and answer
15 Literature review, Preparation for Final Examination Verbals, Elements of Sentence Lecture, question and answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Aksan D. (1977-86). Her Yönüyle Dil, 1, 2, 3. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Aksoy Ö. A. (1990). Dil Yanlışları. Ankara: Emel Matbaacılık.
Banguoğlu T. (2000). Türkçenin Grameri. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Ergin M. (1993). Üniversiteler İçin Türk Dili. İstanbul: Bayrak Basım Yayın Dağıtım.
Levent A. S. (1973). Dil Üstüne. Ankara: TDK Yayınları.
Turan F. (2014). Stages of Evolution: Studies in Turkish Language and Literature. İstanbul: The Isis Press.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
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 theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
2
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
2
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
1
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
1
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
3
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
0
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
2
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
0
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
3
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
3
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
4
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
0
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
0
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.
0

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 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 13 1 13
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 3 2 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 0 50
Total Workload of the Course Unit 50
Workload (h) / 25.5 2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0