Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201396022014The Historic Resources IVCompulsory246
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to study the Turkish history in the 20th century within the context of Turkish and foreign sources, press, memoirs and oral history.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mevlüt Çelebi
Learning Outcomes
1Alana ilişkin temel araştırma problemleri hakkında bilgi sahibi olabilme (PÇ: 1, 3, 7, 10)
2Problem tespit edip çözebilecek bilgi ve donanımı kazanma (PÇ: 2, 7, 9, 12)
320. yüzyıl Türk tarihinin yerli ve yabancı kaynaklarını analiz edebilme. (PÇ:4, 6, 9, 11)
4To be able to learn to basic research problems in the field. (PO: 1, 3, 7, 10)
5To be able to gain knowledge and skills to detect and solve problems. (PO: 2, 7, 9, 12)
6To be able to analyze the sources of the Turkish history in the 20th century. (PO: 4, 6, 9, 11)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The main sources relating to the last period of the Ottoman Empire and the history of the Turkish Republic
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Giving preliminary information about the main sourcesIntroduction to the course
2Historical sources on the last phase of the Ottoman EmpireReading, explanation and discussion
3Historical sources relating to Turkish national struggleReading, explanation and discussion
4Historical sources relating to the history of Turkish RepublicReading, explanation and discussion
5Turkish General Staff Archives (ATASE)Reading, explanation and discussion
6Archives of Turkish Presidential PalaceReading, explanation and discussion
7Midterm exam.
8Archives of Institute of Turkish Revolution HistoryReading, explanation and discussion
9Prime-ministerial Archives of the RepublicReading, explanation and discussion
10Archives : The Grand National Assembly of TurkeyReading, explanation and discussion
11Institution ArchivesReading, explanation and discussion
12Main newspapersReading, explanation and discussion
13Memoirs and monographsReading, explanation and discussion
14Oral historystudiesReading, explanation and discussion
15Foreign archives relating to contemporary period of the Turkish historyReading, explanation and discussion
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Semih E. Yalçın, Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihinin Kaynakları, Ankara 2010. 2. Nuri Köstüklü, Atatürk ve Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi Araştırmaları, Konya 2013. 3. Belleten, 4. Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Dergisi 5. Atatürk Yolu
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Attending Lectures155
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5945
Individual Study for Final Examination14570
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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