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Course Code: 
SPRI 492
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Application: 
4
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
10
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Course Objectives: 

This course has the goal to give senior students the opportunity to present an academic work in a selected field through the use of the knowledge they have acquired in their undergraduate courses.

Course Content: 

Students scientifically analyze a selected topic under the supervision of an advisor and present this work to a jury in the end of the semester. This work of the student is evaluated through an oral exam and document he/she prepares.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-­‐Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching & Learning Methods Asssesments Methods
Learns to conduct scientific research 1,2,3 1,2,3 A,C
Learn the academic writing style 1,3,5 1,2,3 A,C
3) the knowledge of the student enlarge
through reading and research
 
1,3,13 1,2,3 A,C
Develops his/her French writing skills 1,5 1,2,3 A,C
5) Uses his/her academic background in the
thesis.
 
1,2,3,13 1,2,3 A,C
Gets prepared for a master degree 1,3 1,2,3 A,C

 

Course Flow

Hafta

Konular

Ön Hazırlık

1

  1. The settlement of the thesis theme with the confirmation of the advisor.

 

2

Submission of the problematic and the hypothesis to the advisor 

 

3

Submission of the plan and research methods

 

4

Submission of the introduction of the thesis

 

5

Submission of the first part of the thesis

 

6

Midterm: Submission of the first part of the thesis to the advisor: Introduction, Plan, Bibliography, first part

 

 

7

Submission of the second part of the thesis

 

8

Settlement of the titles of the second part with the advisor

 

9

Meeting and working with the advisor

 

10

Submission of the first chapter of the second part

 

11

               Submission of the second chapter of the second part

 

12

Meeting and working with the advisor

 

13

Reduction of the first part of the thesis

 

14

                           Submission of all parts to the advisor

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additionnal Resources  

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Quizzes 0 0
Assignment 0 0
  Total 100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADES   70
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADES   30
  Total 100

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
    1 2 3 4 5
1 Students demonstrate that the discipline of Political Science and International Relations dominates the basic concepts and theories of disciplines such as law, economics and sociology in which they interact.         X
2 Students can produce projects that interpret the structure of national, international and transnational formations, their institutions and practices, using concepts and theories of political science and international relations.         X
3 Students can know where to find the information in their field, can do independent research, prepare a comprehensive research and study about graduate thesis topic.         X
4 Students can critically evaluate the knowledge and skills they acquire in the field, determine the sufficiency and learning needs of the knowledge they have, and direct their work to make up for their deficiencies.         X
5 Students demonstrate that they can understand multidimensional analysis of international and domestic dynamics, understand the importance of being flexible thinking and creative solutions to be successful in professional life.         X
6 Students compare and interpret similarities and differences between human societies and political systems.         X
7 They demonstrate that they have the knowledge of French language at an international institutional level to communicate effectively, in written and verbal form. They can also improve their competitiveness in the areas they work in by improving their French skills.         X
8 They can show that understanding the differences between cultures and individuals understands the importance of respecting and show that they can communicate by showing the necessary respect and empathy in different cultural environments.     X    
9 During the program, methods such as team or independent research projects, internship and graduation thesis develop the student's ability to conduct research, analytical thinking, and taking responsibility.         X
10 Students understand individual, professional and societal ethical values ​​and concepts, they can understand how important these ethical concepts are in their behaviors and how they behave in line with these principles.         X
11 Students know the individual and social dimensions of the concept of social responsibility in the context of the information they receive in their field; can understand that he understands the active duty of citizenship falling within this framework and understands the necessity of maintaining social values ​​and principles.     X    
12 In the program process, methods such as team or independent research projects, internship and graduation thesis develop students' awareness and skills in researching, analytical thinking, taking responsibility and team work. It shows that it is competent in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods.         X
13 Students can assess their own deficiencies in the field of political science in terms of an analytical and critical view, thus guiding their learning to make up for their deficiencies.         X
14 Students can effectively use information technology, which has validity and widespread use in social sciences.       X  
15 Students can demonstrate the universalism of social rights that constitute the basis of modern societies and understand the concepts of social justice, the importance of the scientific perspective of social development and global competitiveness.         X
16 Students can use oral and written communication skills in French and Turkish in academic and professional settings.         X
17 Students can demonstrate that they have the knowledge and skills to write, speak and read French at an international theoretical level and to follow global dynamics.         X
18 Students demonstrate that they have experience and social qualities that can be employed in the public and private sector or continue to academic career.         X
19 Students will learn that quality management for organizational sustainability is essential for the health and safety of workers; professional life, professional social responsibility, institutional social responsibility, institutional ethics and the principles of corporate ethics.       X  
20 Students can demonstrate that they have the ability to conduct research, interpretation and analysis on issues related to social, political, legal and economic issues using concepts, theories and models, interdisciplinary and multidimensional approach and scientific research methods.         X
21 Students exchange views on international and domestic issues and can interpret events as academic exchanges with international academics and students.         X
22 Students can learn about the functioning of the internal and external political order and the political system in Turkey. They can develop the ability to analyze a more realistic way the political and social phenomena occurring in Turkey .         X
23 Students can interpret the states' attitudes and behavior models in the international system, the functioning of the international political and economic system and the problems arising in international relations through advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field.         X
24 Students can demonstrate the concepts of universality and social justice of social-political, legal rights that form the basis of contemporary societies, and understand the importance of the scientific perspective of social development and global competitiveness.         X
25 Students can demonstrate that they understand the individual and social dimensions of the concept of social responsibility and understand the active citizenship tasks that fall within this framework.     X    
26 Students conform to the rules of social, individual and academic ethics.         X

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities   Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course duration ( Including the exam week; 16* Total course hours)   15 3 45
Hours for off the classroom study (Pre-study, practice)   60 3 180
Mid-terms   1 60 60
    0 0 0
Homework   0 0 0
Final   1 65 65
Total Workload       350
Total Workload / 25 (h)       14
ECTS Credit of the Course       14