Turkish Political life

Course Code: 
SPRI 221
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
8
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to introduce students with the Turkish political life from the late period of the Ottoman Empire to the present
Course Content: 

Topics such as the development of the Turkish political history from the Ottoman Empire period to recent days, the social and political actions of the Turkish political life are examined by comparing the recent and historical events

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Attendance and class participation, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1-Introduce with the historical development of Turkish Political Life

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

2-Informs on the modernization process of Ottoman period

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

3- Explain the place of the interventions in Turkish political life

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

4- Informs social movement in Turkey after 1960

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

5- Explain the contemporary Turkish political life

 

1,2,3

A,B,C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction

 

2

The Classical Age of the Ottoman Empire

 

3

The Imperial Edict of 1939 and its consequences

 

4

The proclamation of the constitutional regime

 

5

The Opposition of the Young Ottomans and The revolution of 1908

 

6

The War of Independence and the proclamation of the Republic

 

7

Midterm

 

8

The Aspects of the one party regime

 

9

Turkey after WWII

 

10

The evolution of the society

 

11

The intervention of the army to the political life in 1960

 

12

The social movements

 

13

The military interventions of 1971, 1980

 

14

Actual Turkey

 

15

Assessment and Conclusion

 

16

Final

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Bernard Lewis, La Turquie, İslam et laicité, Fayard, Paris, 1992. Türkçesi Türk Tarih Kurumu Yayınları. Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu.

 

Additional Resources

Robert Mantran,  L’Histoire de L’empire Ottoman, Fayard.

Kalaycıoğlu/Sarıbay, Türk Siyasal Hayatı, Makaleler (Derleme).

Kemal Karpat, Türk Demokrasi Tarihi.

Cemil Oktay, Makaleler (distributed in course)

 
 

Material Sharing

 

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

80

Quizzes

0

0

Assignment

1

20

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution   

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

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

 

 

x

 

 

 

2

Students should be able to set goals and objectives, plan strategies and projects in their business life and working domain

x

 

 

 

 

 

3

Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in their area, assess self-competency, and direct self-learning efforts accordingly. Within this respect,  students should understand the importance of life-long learning

 

 

 

x

 

 

4

Student should perform a multilevel analysis of national and global dynamics, and should understand the importance of flexible thinking, adaptability, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to pursue a successful career.

 

 

 

x

 

 

5

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written or oral French with people from diverse backgrounds, and should have the French proficiency to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline. By improving their French proficiency, they improve their competitive power in the field they work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

By learning a second language, students have the opportunity to increase their work field

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Students should understand the importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, and should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings

 

 

x

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to use qualitative and quantitative research methods through appropriate computer programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Students should understand standards of personal, professional and social ethics, evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to their discipline, and have awareness of the importance of ethical behavior in adding value to society.

 

 

x

 

 

 

10

Within the framework of the knowledge acquire in the field, students should understand the personal, social, and ecological dimensions of social responsibility, and have the awareness that being socially responsible is an active citizenship duty of each and every individual.

 

x

 

 

 

 

11

Students should know that universality of social rights and social justice are the principle components of contemporary society, and that scientific thinking is an essential prerequisite for maintaining social advancement and global competitiveness.

 

 

 

x

 

 

12

Students should understand the importance of quality, safety and health management, corporate social responsibility, personal, professional, and cross-cultural respect, and professional ethics in maintaining organizational sustainability in Professional life and working institutions and organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Students should internalize the concepts and theoretical models in the social, political and economic domains through a multi-dimensional perspective by implementing scientific research methods; have the capability to research, access and analyze issues in their field.

 

 

 

 

x

 

14

By learning the Turkish political system and the functioning of domestic and international politics, the students develop their capacity to analyze

 

 

 

 

x

 

15

Students should have evaluate the models on the attitudes and behaviors of the states, the functioning of the international political and economic system, problems in international relations through the acquired theoretically and practically  advanced knowledge; should have ability to think analytically

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

4

64

Mid-terms

1

8

8

Homework

0

0

      0

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

130

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

    5.2

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5