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HISTORY OF TURKISH ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY424 HISTORY OF TURKISH ADMINISTRATION 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. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to improve aptitude for examining, starting from the pre-Islamic period, the transformation of elements of development and change in the history of Turkish administration under the effects of Islamic civilization, the civilizations in Anatolia and the process of Westernisation and the transformation of Turkish state organization in history.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as in the pre-Islamic Turkish states, the effect of Islam in Turkish state organization, Byzantine and Iranian influence in Turkish state organization, Abbasid and Umayyad effect in Turkish state organization, Asian Type Production Style, Administration Structures of Seljuk and Ottoman, Ottoman administrative heritage in the early Republican period and the reflections of the Turkish-Islamic State tradition, organization and management structure of the state of Turkey.

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

Explain the cultural and political heritage of Turkish Administrative Structure.
Describe the old Turkish State Organization.
Compare the governing structures of Seljuk, Ottoman and Turkey.
Relate the fundamental foundations of the governance structure in Turkish-Islamic States with the structure and organization of the government of Turkey.
Relate the current developments in Turkish Public Administration within historical context.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Contents of Administration History, Relations Between Public, State and Administration Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Management Structure in Old Turks (Huns) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Management Structure in Old Turks (Gokturks) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook the effect of Islam in Turkish state organization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Byzantine and Iranian influence in Turkish state organization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Abbasid and Umayyad effect in Turkish state organization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Asian Type Production Style Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Administration Structures of Seljuk - I Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Administration Structures of Seljuk – II Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Administration Structures of Ottoman – I Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Administration Structures of Ottoman – II Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Ottoman Administrative Heritage in The Early Republican Period and The Reflections of The Turkish-Islamic State Tradition Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Organization and Management Structure of The State of Turkey Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ortaylı, I. Vd. (2008). Turkiye Teskilat ve Idare Tarihi, Cedit Nesriyat, Istanbul
Lewis B. (2015). Modern Turkiye’nin Dogusu, (Trsn. Turna B.), Arkadas Publications, Ankara
Eroglu F. (2018). Turk Yonetim Tarihi ve Dusuncesi, Beta, Istanbul
Divitcioglu, S. (2015). Asya Uretim Tarzı ve Osmanli Toplumu (Alfa: Istanbul).
Lewis B. (2002). Emergence of Modern Turkey, 3rd Edition, UK: Oxford University Press

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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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 6 5 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 5 25
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0