History of Turkısh Politics(COM312)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM312 History of Turkısh Politics 6 2 0 0 2 3
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Özlem DANACI YÜCE (Email)
Objective The objective of this course is to study Turkish politics since the founding of the Republic until today, around the events and important actors. The structural change in the political sphere in Turkey is also analyzed in a chronological order of the turning points in the country.
Content (Subject Headings)
Course Learning Outcomes - The student will know important actors of Turkish political life.
- The student will know the important events and turning points of Turkish political life.
- The student will be able to evaluate the events and the political issues in their context.
- The student will sensitize itself to understand the current political events.
Teaching and Learning Methods Theoretical course
References -Erik Jan Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi, Çev. Yasemin Saner Gönen, 21. Baskı, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2007.
-Feroz Ahmad, Modern Türkiye’nin Oluşumu, Çev. Yavuz Alagon, İstanbul: Sarmal Yayınları, 1995.
- Bernard Lewis, Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu, 5. Baskı, Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu, 1993.
- Feroz Ahmad, Demokrasi Sürecinde Türkiye (1945-1980), Çev. Ahmet Fethi, İstanbul: Hil Yayın, 1994.
- Tevfik Çavdar, Türkiye’nin Demokrasi Tarihi (1950’den Günümüze), 3. Baskı. Ankara: İmge, 2004.
- Emre Kongar, 21. Yüzyılda Türkiye, 8. Baskı, İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi, 1998.
- Ali Bayramoğlu, “Asker ve Siyaset,” Bir Zümre Bir Parti: Türkiye’de Ordu, der. Ahmet İnsel ve Ali Bayramoğlu, İstanbul, Birikim, 2004, ss. 59-118.
- Kemal Kirişçi ve Gareth M. Winrow, Kürt Sorunu: Kökeni ve Gelişimi, İstanbul: Tarih Vakfı Yurt yayınları, 1997, ss. 92-211.

- Demirkırat Belgeseli, Haz. Bülent Çaplı ve Can Dündar, 10 Bölüm, 1991.
- 12 Mart. İhtilalin Pençesinde Demokrasi Belgeseli, Haz. Bülent Çaplı ve Can Dündar, 10 Bölüm, 1994.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Knowledge and presentation of the course and program
2 Government of the Union and Progress, the collapse of the Empire and the birth of the Republic
3 Unique party government
4 Transition to the multiparty system and the government of the Democratic Party
5 “Coup d’état” of May 27 1960
6 The years after 1960 and 1971
7 Political events between 1971 and 1980
9 “Coup d’état” of September 12 1980
10 Political life of the years 90
11 The events of February 28
12 Intervention of a speaker
13 Democracy in Turkey
14 Turkish political life in the early 21st century
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 100
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will have effective written and oral communication skills in Turkish X
2 Will have a thorough knowledge of at least two foreign languages X
3 Will be informed about art and culture, human rights, social, professional and ethical values, law and legislation, quality standards, and will be aware of their responsibility on these subjects X
4 Will have sufficient knowledge about social sciences, professions and sectors in communication and media, innovative and entrepreneurial practices X
5 Will have the ability to use, in an effective and creative way, the techniques and tools and information technologies necessary for interactive and conventional media, in the context of health and safety in the workplace X
6 Will have the ability to develop documentary and fictional content related to their field for interactive and conventional media; also the ability to produce and manage this content in group
7 Will have the theoretical knowledge and ability to carry out and share scientific work on communication environments and processes of interactive and conventional media and on the individual and social outcomes of the latter
8 Will have the knowledge of analysis and modelling techniques to analyse interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes X
9 Will have the ability to question and critically analyse developments and problems concerning interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes, will be aware of the public interest, social responsibility and the environment, will be sensitive to contemporary world’s and Turkey's current problems; will develop a libertarian, democratic, constructive and problem-solving approach X
10 They are familiar with the historical development processes of electronic, digital media and film; and the current developments in these fields X
11 They learn sociological, cultural and aesthetic approaches in electronic, digital media and film X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 2 10 20
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 1 10 10
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 1 5 5
Total Workload 93
Total Workload / 25 3,72
Credits ECTS 4
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