Humanities

Course Code: 
HUM 103
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
Türkçe
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to teach the role of Renaissance and reform in shaping world, eastern cultural sphere, Enlightenment, and revolutions in order to comprehend modern times.
Course Content: 

Changing world: Renassance and Reform, from Chingiz KHan to Ottomans, Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution amd ,its consequences, the shaping of modern world, age of revolutions, Ottoman Empire, reform and collapse, The century that we herited: 19. Century

Course Methodology: 
1.Lecture 2.Question/Answer 3.Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A.Exams B.Experiments C.Homeworks

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

 

 

1,2,3

A,C

1)Based on the motto of “The most virtuous life guide is science and technolgy”, educating individuals whose understanding of science and knowledge rests upon contemporary civilization levels.

4

1,2,3

A,C

2)By the same token, educating individuals who could apprehand beauty and development in art  and art products within humane understanding.

14,16

1,2,3

A,C

3)Educating ındıviduals that could appreciate the importance and function of justice and ethics in development of civilizations and who could well apply them in their own lives.

16,17,18

1,2,3

A,C

4) Empowering students to follow developments in the globalizing world within criticising and questioning approach.

9

1,2,3

A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics Weekly topics (i.e. Gender, Conflict, Globalization) updated    according to availability of speakers)

Study Materials

1

The Changing world: "Renaissance", "Reform" etc. 

 

2

The Changing world: "Renaissance", "Reform" etc. 

 

3

 From Chingis Khan to Ottoman:A Brief Introduction 

 

4

When the cycles are breaking: The Enlightenment 

 

5

When the cycles are breaking: The Enlightenment 

 

6

The Industrial Revolution and Consequences 

 

7

Midterm

 

8

The Shaping of the Modern World The ages of Revolution

 

9

The Shaping of the Modern World The ages of Revolution

 

10

The decline and reform: the Ottoman Odyssey

 

11

The decline and reform: the Ottoman Odyssey

 

12

A Century that we Have Inherited: The 19th Century 

 

13

A Century that we Have Inherited: The 19th Century 

 

14

General Review

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Text presened under “Humanities” in Yeditepe University web page.

Additional Resources

The course is a must course for all the students (approximatally 2500 students) at Yeditepe University and is being delivered by around 20 instructors and each instructor is free to decide on different additional resources; However all instructers use the same textbook which is described above.

 

Material Sharing

Documents

Power point presentations included under “Humanities” section in Yeditepe University web page.

Assignments

Term papers, Student Power Point Presentations

Exams

Mid-term exam, Final exam

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm

14

40

Quiz

-

-

Out of class readings and preperations

14

60

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students should be able to use basic knowledge of International Business Management theoretically and practically for identification, modeling and solving of problems for businesses operating on a global scale.

 

 

X

 

 

2

Students should possess the essential body of knowledge related to International Business Management including the state-of-the art concepts, theories and models, historical evolution of that discipline, the scientific methodology in general, and the research tools and techniques utilized in that discipline, in particular.

 

 

X

 

 

3

Students should understand the core competences of juridical, political, social, and economic psychological dimensions related to International Business Management.

 

 

X

 

 

4

Students should be able to conduct independent research in their discipline by specifying information needs for investigating a topic-of interest, accessing the appropriate sources of knowledge, and preparing a comprehensive report.

 

 

 

X

 

5

Students should understand the interdependency and interrelationship among disciplines should be able to relate and synthesize International Business Management knowledge with diverse disciplines, and generate new information accordingly.

 

 

X

 

 

6

Students should be able to fulfill their responsibility as team leader or team member in project implementations or applied studies that are related to International Business Management.

 

X

 

 

 

7

Students should be able to design and plan projects to achieve organizational goals and objectives setted or to improve organizational performance.

 

X

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to critically evaluate the knowledge in the area of International Business Management, assess self-competency and direct self-learning efforts accordingly.

 

X

 

 

 

9

Students should understand the importance of life-long learning and self-assessment to maintain their personal and professional development.

 

 

 

X

 

10

By rapidly changing global circumstances, students should be able to show that they understand the importance of flexibility in thinking and generating creative solutions in order to succeed in professional life.

 

 

X

 

 

11

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written and oral German on a corporate level with people from diverse backgrounds.

 

 

X

 

 

12

Students should have the German proficiency to be able to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline.

 

 

X

 

 

13

Students should indicate, express and present their knowledge in in national/international interdisciplinary academic and professional settings, should offer and make comments about the results of the works to other people from not only their field, but also from any other disciplines by clearly expressing  in Turkish and German via using right data.

 

 

X

 

 

14

Students should evaluate the differences between cultures and individuals by being aware of importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings and should contribute to the team works as a team coordinator or a team member.

 

 

 

 

X

15

Students should use effectively widespread and valid information technologies in their field.

X

 

 

 

 

16

Students should understand personal, professional and social ethics, should evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to  social and professional life, should be aware of the importance how these ethical behavior add value to the society.

 

 

 

 

X

17

Students should know the concept of social responsibility on individual, social and ecological dimensions should indicate active citizenship for him-/herself within that frame.

 

 

 

 

X

18

Students should grasp the importance of the scientific point of view for social development and global competitiveness as well as social rights and social justice, which are the basis of modern societies.

 

 

 

 

X

19

Students should grasp the importance of quality management, health and safety, corporate social responsibility, professional and cultural respect and principles of corporate ethics for corporate sustainability.

 

 

X

 

 

20

Students should evaluate the contribution of basic business solutions to management and financial problems within a global and social framework.

 

X

 

 

 

 

ECTS

 

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Duration (Semester Weeks, including final exam)

16

3

48

Out of class readings and preperations

16

1

16

Quiz

-

-

-

Mid-Term exam

1

3

3

Homeworks

1

5

5

Final Exam

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

75

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3