Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201395052014European History IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to examine the political and socio-economic changes in Europe in early Modern period. Also to analyze the process of change in Europe during the period Renaissance and Reformation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Dr. Ömer BIYIK
Learning Outcomes
1XV-XVI. yüzyıllarda Avrupa’nın siyasi ve sosyo-ekonomik durumunu kavrayabilme. PÇ: 1, 2
2Avrupa’da Rönesans ve Coğrafi Keşiflerden sonra ortaya çıkan değişmeleri analiz edebilme PÇ: 6
3Feodalizmin çözülüşü ve merkezi krallıkların güçlenmesiyle meydana gelen siyasal değişimi anlayabilme PÇ: 5, 7
4Yeni Avrupa’nın oluşumunda Osmanlı kültür ve uygarlığının etkisini değerlendirebilme PÇ: 1, 7, 8
51. to be able to comprehend the political and socio-economic situation in Europe in XV and XVIth centuries
62. to be able to analyze the changes which accured after the oceanic revolutions and Renaissance (PÇ: 1,2)
73. to be able to understand the political changes that occurred after the dissolution of feudalism and strengthening of centralized monarchies (PÇ: 6)
84. to be able to evaluate the effect of Ottoman culture and civilization on the formation of new Europe f PÇ. 5, 7)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To examine of increase the political power of centralized monarchies in Europe with the oceanic revolutions and Renaissance and Reformation process.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Objectives and contents of the courseIntroduction to the course
2General political situation in Europe in the XV.th mid-century Lecture
3The Individuals and Civil Life in Europe in XV- XVIth centuries.Lecture
4The Cultural and Intellectual Life in Europe in XVI. Century.Lecture
5The effects on the community in Europe of the Renaissance Lecture
6The Oceanic Revolutions: The rise of Spain and PortugalLecture
7The political situation of Britain in XVIth century.Lecture
8Mid-exam
9Northern and Eastern Europe in XVIth century.Lecture
10Political Theory and Humanistic thinkingLecture
11The victory of the monarchy and the political crisis in France in XV- XVIth centuries.Lecture
12the reformation and social changes Lecture
13The wars of Religion and the Catholic ReformationLecture
14The struggle for superiority in Central Europe in XVIth century.Lecture
15General assessment and preparation for final examLecture
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Norman Davies, Avrupa Tarihi 2. Merry E. Weisner Hanks, Erken Modern Dönemde Avrupa 1450-1789 3. Daniel Goffman, The Otoman Empire and Early Modern Europe 4. Carter Lindberg, Ortaçağ Avrupa’sından Modern Avrupa’ya Reformların Tarihçesi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures5945
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5945
Individual Study for Final Examination14342
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)184
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO145      
LO2     5  
LO3    5 5 
LO44 4   55
LO5        
LO6   3    
LO7        
LO8     5  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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