Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Turkey: Economic and Social Aspect CLS429 7 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prelector ORBAY TOLGA AKINCI
Instructors Assist.Prof. GÖKHAN OFLUOĞLU
Goals The aim of the course is to examine the change in thought in social development in Turkey and to analyze Turkey in terms of economic and social aspects from past to present.
Contents The course content concsists of dynamics of change, the meaning and the problems of change: the world and Turkey, Turkey's modernization problematic, globalization, culture and imperialism and the problem of the social state.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students can analyze the dynamics of change in Turkey.
2 Students can analyze how technology transforms the structure of society in Turkey.
3 Students can analyze the fundamental institutions of Turkey comprehensively.
4 Students can analyze how static economic mentality has turned from static into dynamic mentality in Turkey.
5 Students build their own history and civilization, be regarded as an objective psychological maturity to reach targets

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, Homework and presentation
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exams, homework



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The dynamics of change The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
2 The meaning of change and the problems in the world and in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
3 Modernization as a model of change and the modernization problematic of Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
4 Globalization of the world The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
5 Globalization, culture and imperialism The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
6 The problem of the social state, democracy, and the new world order The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
7 Society and Politics in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
8 Social characteristics of the Turkish left The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
9 Social characteristics of Turkish right-wing The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
10 Information, society and culture in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
11 Society, culture, and identity in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
12 History and society in Turkey, ethnicity and national identity The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
13 Economic mentality in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
14 General Evaluation The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.



Sources
Textbook Bilgin Vedat, Türkiyede Değişimin Dinamikleri, A kitap Yayınları, Ankara, 2010
Additional Resources ÜLGENER Sabri, İktisadi Çözülme Devrinin Ahlak ve Zihniyet Dünyası, Der Yayınları, İstanbul, 2010



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 20
Assignments 1 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10
In-Term Total 3 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have advanced knowledge in the field of working life x
2 Information in the field of working life has the ability to transfer employees and colleagues. x
3 The decision on the application and the behavior of his working life to interpret the information acquired through the use of the data, to analyze, to bring the has the ability to define problems and solutions. x
4 Do research and work on issues related to working life. x
5 The project meets the objectives of the Project Coordinator or the participant takes responsibility.
6 Organization / Institution determines the objectives.
7 Employee-employer relations, critically evaluates the acquired knowledge and skills.
8 Indicates that the comprehension of the need for continuity of learning x
9 The level of knowledge and skills related to the field of Labor Economics thoughts and pass the written and oral proposals concerned. x
10 Effective stake holders in the field of professional communication. x
11 Working relationships required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level at least with computer software uses information and communication technologies. x
12 At least one foreign language knowledge in the field using the European Language Portfolio B1 General level monitors and communicates with colleagues.
13 Employee-employer relations, the organization / institution, business, and act in accordance with social ethics. x
14 Analyze and executes effective working relationships within the organization. x
15 Has the ability to be able to encourage innovations in working life. x
16 Working relationships to the organization / institution for the critical thinker. x
17 Social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety issues are conscious. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 10 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 12 12
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Work Load (h) 128
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.27
ECTS Credit of the Course 4