Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
TURKISH MYTHOLOGY TDE417 7 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites Absent

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. BETÜL MUTLU
Instructors Assist.Prof. Gül Banu DUMAN
Goals To make students realize Turkish culture and oldest literary genre that is verbal. To make realize historical background of cultural structure in mythological texts.
Contents change and development of Turkish mythology from ancestors to today's Anatolian Turkness, sacred she, mythological mother, according to umay's paradigma primitive mitological categories, proprietor and demonology, ontological and in the context of epistomological Turkish mythology
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To able to realize differences between Turkish mythology and others.
2 To able to realize historical background of Turkish mythology and cultural structure.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods 1: Expression, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: İndividual Work
Assessment Methods 1: Exam, 2: Assignment



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Myth,Mythology, rituel, introduction to basic concepts about mythology. 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
2 Mythology, Animatism, fetichism 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
3 Relaqtionship between myth and faith. 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
4 Shamanism and Turkish mythology 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
5 Basic features of Turkish Mythology 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
6 Features of Turkish mythology that sets apart from other mythologies 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
7 Mythological texts: Saga 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
8 Creation myths: Altai Creation Sagas 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
9 Mid-Term
10 Propagation Myths: Uighur Saga and Oghuz Saga 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
11 Turkish Mythology and totemism 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
12 Turkish Mythology and animals: Wolf, horse, eagle etc. 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
13 Turkish mythology and colours: yellow, red, black. 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.
14 Turkish mythology and numbers 1- Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Publication, 2002.



Sources
Textbook Bahaeddin Ögel, Türk Mitolojisi, Ankara 1998.
Additional Resources Fuzuli Bayat, Türk Mitolojik Sistemi I, İstanbul 2007. Fuzuli Bayat, Türk Mitolojik Sistemi I, İstanbul 2007. Murat Uraz, Türk Mitolojisi, İstanbul 1992. Celal Beydili, Türk Mitolojisi Ansiklopedik Sözlük, Ankara 2005.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
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 Possessing, on the basis of competency in the field, advanced level theoretical and practical knowledge of the field supported by textbooks with updated information, practice equipments, research methods and techniques applied to field studies and other resources. x
2 Using of advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within the field. x
3 Using and interpreting acquired advanced knowledge and skills within the field of human sciences in areas of education, research and community service. x
4 Taking responsibility both as a team member and individually in order to solve unexpected complex problems faced within the implementations in the field. x
5 Planning and managing activities towards the development of subordinates x
6 Planning personal and institutional development using knowledge and skills in the field x
7 Evaluating the knowledge and skills acquired at an advanced level in the field with a critical approach. x
8 Determining learning needs of subordinates and direct the learning. x
9 Developing positive attitude towards lifelong learning. x
10 Informing people and institutions on issues in the field, transferring ideas and solution proposals to problems theoretically and practically x
11 Sharing the ideas and solution proposals to problems on issues in the field with professionals and non-professionals by the supporting of qualitative and quantitative data via various communication instruments. x
12 Joining various social, cultural and artistic events in the field of Human Sciences. x
13 Monitoring the developments in the field and share information with peers by using a foreign language at least at a level of European Language Portfolio B1 General Level. x
14 Using programs required in the field ; informatics and communication technologies in advanced level x
15 Collecting, interpreting, applying field-related data and share it with related person, organizations and institutions x
16 Oversee ethical values in the process of the implementation of information. x
17 Supporting the universality of social and cultural rights in the field ; possessing sufficient consciousness of social justice and protecting the historical and cultural heritage x
18 Carrying out interdisciplinary studies in the field. x
19 Acting in accordance with the framework of the quality processes. 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 5 70
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 116
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.87
ECTS Credit of the Course 4