Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302000942006PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY IICompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The general goal of this course is to educate individuals who are loyal to the nationalism concept of Atatürk, the Turkish Nation's national, ethical, spiritual and cultural values in line with the Principles of Atatürk and the Revolution, and who are open to universal and modern innovations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lect.LATİF DAŞDEMİR
Learning Outcomes
1To have knowledge about Atatürk’s reforms
2To have knowledge about the Turkish Foreign Policy in Atatürk’s period
3To have knowledge about Atatürk’s principles
4To have basic level of knowledge about the political developments in Turkey and the world during and after the Second World War.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Atatürk’s reforms, Turkish Foreign Policy in Atatürk’s period, Atatürk’s principles, Political developments in Turkey and the world after 1938
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The reforms in the political field
2The foundation of the Progressive Republican Party, Sheikh Said Rebellion, declaration of the tranquility law and the attempted assassination of Atatürk
3The foundation of the Free Republican Party, The rally of Izmir, closing the party, Menemen and Bursa events
4The Constitution of 1924, other constitutions, the developments in the area of law, reforms regarding the regulation of social life and the process of secularization of the Republic of Turkey
5Reforms related to education and Culture and healthcare developments.
6İzmir Economic Congress, economic policies in the first years of the Republic, the World Economic Depression in 1929 and its reflection on the statist economic policy agenda of Turkey, and the I. Five-Year Development Program
7Turkish foreign policy during the Atatürk period
8Midterm
9Kemalist Thought System, its scope and Principles and threats to those principles
10Turkey After Ataturk
11Democratic Party’s rule, Turkey's entry to NATO, 27 May 1960 military intervention
12Political developments in Turkey during the 1960s and '70s
13Domestic political developments in Turkey from September 12 1980 to the present day
14Foreign policy of Turkey from 1960 to the present
15So-called Armenian genocide allegations and the facts
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Mevlüt Çelebi, Türk İnkılâp Tarihi, İzmir 2009 • Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk-Söylev, 4 cilt, TTK yayını, Ankara 2010.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)3
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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