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SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF TURKEY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT217 SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF TURKEY 3 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : , TYY: + , EQF-LLL: , QF-EHEA:
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. DİLER EZGİ TARHAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide students with knowledge and comprehension of Turkey’s social, cultural, demographic and economic structure through its historical process.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include social structure of the Ottoman Empire, cultural, social, economic, political, demographic developments of Turkey today, with inside the historical process.

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

Explain social structure and culture of the Ottoman Empire by relating it with Turkey today
Describe cultural developments and changes of Turkey inside the historical process
Explain political developments and changes of Turkey inside the historical process
Explain demographic developments and changes of Turkey inside the historical process
Debate about social, economic developments and changes of Turkey inside the historical process

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Reading Culture in the social structure of the Ottoman Empire (Religion, traditions, social life) Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
2 Literature Reading Social and economic developments in the social structure of the Ottoman Empire Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
3 Literature Reading Political developments and administration in the social structure of the Ottoman Empire Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
4 Literature Reading Effects of the Ottoman Empire’s social structure on the Republic of Turkey Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
5 Literature Reading Cultural developments and changes in Turkey until 1950s Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
6 Literature Reading Economic developments and changes in Turkey until 1950s Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
7 Literature Reading Political developments and changes in Turkey until 1950s Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Reading Demographic developments and changes in Turkey until 1950s Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
10 Literature Reading Political, cultural developments in Turkey between 1950 and 1980 Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
11 Literature Reading Economic and demographic developments in Turkey between 1950 and 1980 Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
12 Literature Reading Political, cultural developments in Turkey after 1980 Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
13 Literature Reading Economic and demographic developments in Turkey after 1980 Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
14 Literature Reading Social structure of Turkey in the sense of its geography Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
15 Literature Reading Social structure of Turkey in the sense of the effects of globalization. Lecture, question answer, discussion, student presentation
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kongar, E. (2016). 21. Yuzyılda Turkiye “2000’li Yıllarda Turkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapisi. Istanbul: Remzi Bookstore.
Birsen, G. (2007). Turkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapisi ve Toplumsal Kurumlar. Ankara: Savas Publications.
Cem I. (2008). Turkiye’ de Geri Kalmıslığın Tarihi, Istanbul: Is Bankasi Kultur 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.
3
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
3

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.
5
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.
3
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.
2
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
3

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.
3

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.
2
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
4
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
5

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
2
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
3
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
4

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