Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103004032010LIFE AT ANTIQUITY-ICompulsory476
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To learn about the human life in the ancient history
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İsmail Gezgin
Learning Outcomes
1To get information about the human life in the process of civilization
2To learn the effects of natural conditions to the formation of civilization
3To be able to comprehend how the daily life of humankind have changed in terms of the ages and variable conditions
4To get information about the roots of modern daily life practices
5To improve the ability of a better understanding and forming of life
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To examine the daily life of humanbeing which started 4.5 millions years ago and make conclusions for the modern life
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction course and explanation of the methodInstructor’s presentation-
2What is daily life?Instructor’s presentation-
3Human and daily life in Paleolithic AgeInstructor’s presentation-
4The effects of food and food gathering on gendersInstructor’s presentation-
5Sharing dailylife and procreationInstructor’s presentation-
6The melting of glaciers and its effects on lifeInstructor’s presentation-
7Agriculture and animal husbandryInstructor’s presentation-
8Temples and religionsInstructor’s presentation-
9Urbanization and expertness: transition to the class societyInstructor’s presentation-
10Different bussines activities and tradeInstructor’s presentation-
11Daily life in ancient MesopotamiaInstructor’s presentation-
12Life, conditions of life and laws in Hittite EmpireInstructor’s presentation-
13Daily life in Ancient Greek and RomeInstructor’s presentation-
14Marriage in ancient timesInstructor’s presentation-
15Marriage in ancient timesInstructor’s presentation-
16Final ExamÖğretim üyesinin sunumu-
Recommended or Required Reading
Roger Levin Modern İnsanın Kökeni, Tubitak Yayınları W. Haviland, Kültürel Antropoloji, Kaknüs Yayınları Klaus Schmidt Göbeklitepe, En Eski Tapınağı Yapanlar, Arkeoloji ve Sanat Hilary J. Deighton Eski Atina Yaşantısında Bir Gün, Homer Yayınları
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Practice4312
Discussion236
Field Trip5840
Brain Storming16348
Self Study5420
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4520
Individual Study for Final Examination4520
Reading5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1   5          
LO2   4          
LO3   3          
LO4   5          
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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