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CURRENT ISSUES IN WORLD ECONOMY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BAY412 CURRENT ISSUES IN WORLD ECONOMY 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. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objective of the course is to provide the students knowledge and skills to interpret and analyze the world economy in relation to current events
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of the course include the events in the agenda of world economy today, the structure of the world economy, development-less development, international trade, international economic institutions, country-based comparative economic indicators

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

Compare the world economy in terms of countries
Define Turkey's role and importance in world economy
Interpret the economic indicators globally
Use analytical thinking, interpretation and analysis skills to interpret current world economy data

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading related chapters in the book Concept of economic indicators Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
2 Reading related chapters in the book Methods of obtaining economic indicators and main data sources Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
3 Reading related chapters in the book Microeconomic indicators and interpretation: Formation of market equilibrium price, Formation of Company balance, Flexibility Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
4 Reading related chapters in the book Macroeconomic indicators and interpretation: Gross domestic product, National income Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
5 Reading related chapters in the book Growth rate concept Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
6 Reading related chapters in the book Inflation and price indices Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
7 Reading related chapters in the book Interpretation of the world economy in terms of topics parallel with the economic agenda, comparative analysis and solutions to problems Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading related chapters in the book Banking system, Central Bank analytical balance sheet, stock exchange indicators Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
10 Reading related chapters in the book Banking system, Central Bank analytical balance sheet, stock exchange indicators Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
11 Reading related chapters in the book Public finance, budget deficits Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
12 Reading related chapters in the book Economic trend research and expectations Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
13 Reading related chapters in the book International economic indicators Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
14 Reading related chapters in the book Analysis of monetary and fiscal policy applied Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
15 Reading related chapters in the book Impact of Non-Economic factors on economic indicators Narration Method, Discussion Method, Sample Case Method, Interactive web tools
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Wright, S. C. (2011), Guide To The 50 Economic Indicators, Australia:Harper Collins
Baumohl, B. (2008), The Secrets Of Economic Indicators, London: Pearson Education
R. Mark Rogers (1998), Handbook Of Key Economic Indicators, New York: Mcgraw-Hill
S.Mishkin (2010), The Economics of Money, Banking And Financial Markets , London:Pearson

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.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

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.
0
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.
0

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.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

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.
1
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
1

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.
0

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.
2

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.
1
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

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
0
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.
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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 2 28
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 5 2 10
Assignment (Homework) 10 1 10
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 5 1 5
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 5 5 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 3 3 9
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 58 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0