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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT120 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2 3 3 6

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 Blended (Face to face & Distance Learning)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. KEMAL ER

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to acknowledge social anthropology, examine its historical development and evaluate the methods and perspective of this science. Course also aims to prepare a ground to provide “cultural competence” the main element of the field of social service by considering cultural diversity and variation and by indigenizing the meaning of culture as the principle matter of social anthropology.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basic concepts of social and cultural anthropology taking part in the range of social sciences and each student taking the course will be able to discover different life styles of human beings and to examine cultural diversity in a national and universal context. Within the course, methods of study in the ethnographic field, theory of culture and principle theoretical approaches will be introduced and basic concepts of culture as in social structure, family and kinship systems, gender, religion, faith and rituals, human and environment, political construct, economy and shopping, language, art will be scrutinized.

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

Explain different cultures in the world, concept of culture and culture’s impact on human behaviour.
Interpret that the humanity has reached the present cultural accumulation and diversity after thousands of years process
Classify the characteristics and cultural diversity of the region the university located with the concepts of social anthropology.
Formulate the methods used by social anthropology by learning the methods used in social sciences.
Evaluate the origin, history, development and basic concepts of social anthropology as a science.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Meeting, Basic Information About Anthropology Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
2 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Disciplines of Anthropology; Anthropology's Interest; Development of Anthropology Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
3 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Sub-Branches of Anthropology Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
4 İnternet kaynakları, belgeseller. Uygarlık Tarihi Kitapları Universe, Earth, Creatures, Prehistoric and Early Historical Ages Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
5 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Ancestors of People and Other Primates Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
6 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Ancestors of People and Other Primates Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
7 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Birth of Art and Culture; Anthropology and Culture Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Anthropology and Culture Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
10 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni The Beginning of Human Culture, Language and Communication Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
11 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Language, Communication, Culture Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
12 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Language, Communication, Culture Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
13 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Anthropological Perspective of Social Identity, Personality and Gender Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
14 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Research Methods in Anthropology Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
15 William A. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji Alan Barnard, Sosyal Antropoloji ve İnsanın Kökeni Research Methods in Anthropology Lecture/ Question-Answer/ Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Ozbudun, S. (2006). Antropoloji Kuramlar/Kuramcılar. Ankara: Dipnot Publications.
Guvenc, B. (1974). Insan ve Kultur. Ankara: Ayyildiz Publications.
Guvenc B. (2004). Kulturun ABC’si. Istanbul: YKY.
Sirman E. N. (2010). Antropoloji: Olanla Olması Gerekenin Arasında Bir Bilim. Istanbul: Turkiye Bilimler Akademisi Publications.
Haviland W. , Harald E.L. P. , Dana W. ve Bunny M. (2008). Kulturel Antropoloji. Istanbul: Kaknus Publications.
Kottak P., (2002). Antropoloji Insan Cesitliligine Bir Bakis. Ankara: Utopya Publications.
Journet N. (2009) .Evrenselden Ozele Kultur. Istanbul: Iz Publications.

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
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
1
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
2

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
1
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
2
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
3
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
3
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
2
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
1
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
1

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 10 3 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 3 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0