History of the Turkish Administration

Course Code: 
PA 102
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The course aims students to perceive main evolution Turkish administration.
Course Content: 

The aim of this course is to examine the Islam, Seljuk and Roman heritage as the origins of administration in Turkey and public administration at the last period of Ottoman Empire. It will focus on the basic administrative mechanisms of this period. Territorial system, provincial organization, foundations, Ottoman Millet system, Tanzimat period, political and social transformation period, modernization of administration are among the topics to be addressed within the course. The course will be completed by the analysis of the origins of Republic and characteristics of the state tradition in Turkey.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcome

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Learning the state tradition in Turkey

1,4,5,10

1,2,3

A,C

Understanding of the modernization process in Turkey

1,4,5,10

1,2,3

A,C

Examination of the origins of Republican revolutions

1,4,5,10

1,2,3

A,C

To understand how symbol and definition make up a theoretical concept

1,4,5,10

1,2,3

A,C

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Great Empires During the Middle Ages.

 

2

Byzantine Empire’s Administrational Body.

 

3

Islamic Administrational System

 

4

Maritime Republics and Italian Maritime States During the Middle Ages

 

5

Anatolia During 12th  and 13th Century

 

6

Ottoman Empire’s Administrational Body and Historical Evolution

 

7

Ottoman Land Regime

 

8

MIDTERM EXAM

 

9

Ottoman Tax Regime

 

10

Ottoman Central Administration

 

11

Ottoman Province Administration

 

12

Political and Social Change in Ottomans

 

13

Legislation Reform and Modernism

 

14

Administrational History’s Effects to Turkish Administration

 

15

Great Empires During the Middle Ages.

 

16

FINAL EXAM

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

İlber Ortaylı, Türkiye İdare Tarihi, Türkiye Ortadoğu Amme İdarei Enstitüsü, Ankara, 1979.

Additional Resources

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

40

Quizzes

   

Assignment

4

5

Total

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

55

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

45

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

When students have completed the Public Administration Undergraduate Program, they will be able to;

 

 

 

 

 

1

understand and have universal principles of public administration as well as gain knowledge of the structure and process of Turkish Public Administration,

       

x

2

gain knowledge of superiority of law and believe in universal principles of law and also know Turkish legal System,

         

3

behave environmentally sensitive and responsible and develop public policies on this issue,

         

4

understand the importance of Atatürk thought  within the guidance of science

       

x

5

be executive and administrative candidates who know well Turkish socio-politic history and structure,

       

x

6

integrate technological developments and implement technology in an efficient and effective manner in both public and private sectors,

 

 

 

 

 

7

improve communication and leadership skills,

 

 

 

 

 

8

improve ability of expressing in English and Turkish,

 

 

 

 

 

9

gain knowledge of EU legislation (acquis communataire),

 

 

 

 

 

10

appraise global and regional developments,

 

 

 

 

x

11

realize / recognize the importance of art,

 

 

 

 

 

12

prepare their career also in private sector - apart from government executives,  as such the flexibility of the program and on the facilities of double major and minor,

 

 

 

 

 

13

compare and select the professional opportunities in the field related to the international relations and administrative law.  

 

 

 

 

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)

10

3

30

Mid-terms

1

2

2

Quiz

1

1

1

Final examination

1

8

8

Total Work Load

   

89

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,56

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4