Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103003042005MYTHOLOGY -III (TURKISH)Compulsory366
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main purpose of this course is to acquaint students about the general information about the mythology of Turks, its effects to modern-day and how it affects our lives.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İsmail Gezgin
Learning Outcomes
1To comprehend the mythology of Turks from ancient times to modern day
2To understand how paganism, the religion of nature, have become Islamic
3To learn how religion move from past to present
4To comprehend the roots of our culture and to gain the ability of interpretation them in according to modern day.
5To comprehend mythology as an element of identifying himself
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Studying about the general lines of the Turks' mythology from the earliest times and acquainting the students with the important gods and goddesses constitute the contents of the course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course introduction and explanation of methodInstructor’s presentation-
2Old Turks and AsiaInstructor’s presentation-
3Shamanism and TurksInstructor’s presentation-
4Pantheon in the mythology of TurksInstructor’s presentation-
5Creation mythsInstructor’s presentation-
6The concept of the God of the Sky among TurksInstructor’s presentation-
7Earth and water deitiesInstructor’s presentation-
8Underground godsInstructor’s presentation-
9The major Turk mythsInstructor’s presentation-
10The epic of Manas, Oguz, ErgenekonInstructor’s presentation-
11Dede KorkutInstructor’s presentation-
12Dede Korkut mythsInstructor’s presentation-
13Mythology and art among TurksInstructor’s presentation-
14Effects of mythology on modern lifeInstructor’s presentation-
15Effects of Islam on the mythology of TurksInstructor’s presentation-
16Final ExamÖğretim üyesinin sunumu-
Recommended or Required Reading
Metin And, Minyatürlerle Osmanlı-İslam Mitolojisi, YKY Y. Çoruhlu Türk Mitolojisinin Anahatları, Kabalcı Yayınları B. Ögel, Türk Mitolojisi I-II TTK
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Discussion224
Brain Storming16348
Self Study10440
Individual Study for Mid term Examination8432
Individual Study for Final Examination8432
Reading10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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