Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803004842016TURKEY IN MODERNIZATION PROCESSElective485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of the course is to discuss the concepts of modernity/modernisation and to analyse the basic features of this process in Turkey.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr.Gökçen Başaran İnce
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe the concept of modernity/modernisation
2To be able to analyse the basic characteristics of Turkish modernisation
3To be able to comprehend the role of press in Turkish modernisation
4
5
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
the concept of modernity/modernisation the features of Turkish modernisation the role of press in Turkish modernisation
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course
2the concept of modernity, the construction of modernity in the West
3types of modernisation
4Ottoman modernisation I
5Ottoman modernisation II
6Ottoman modernisation and press
7Ottoman modernisation and literature
8Jeune Turc's understanding of modernisation and nation-state
9Kemalist modernisation: modernist nationalism and the idea of "West"
10Kemalism's notion of "nation"
11Kemalist modernisation and press: the construction of republican symbols and rituals
12Kemalist modernisation and press: the construction of republican symbols and rituals II
13Kemalist modernisation and press: the construction of womanhood and life style
14Kemalist modernisation and press: the construction of womanhood and life style II
15General assesments
16FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Ali Akyıldız, Osmanlı Modernleşmesi ve Bürokrasi, İletişim Yay.,2004. Süavi Aydın, Modernleşme ve Milliyetçilik, Gündoğan Yay. Murat Belge, Militarist Modernleşme, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul, 2011. Levent Köker, Modernleşme, Kemalizm ve Demokrasi, İletişim, 2003. A.Y.Sarıbay&S.S.Öğün (Ed.), Türkiye’de Politik Değişim ve Modernleşme, Alfa Aktüel Yay. Modern Türkiye’de Siyasi Düşünce, Kemalizm (Cilt III), Milliyetçilik (Cilt IV), İletişim Yayınları. Madeline C.Zilfi, Modernleşmenin Eşiğinde Osmanlı Kadınları, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yay. Reşat Kasaba&Sibel Bozdoğan, Türkiye’de Modernleşme ve Ulusal Kimlik, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yay. Şerif Mardin, Jön Türklerin Siyasi Fikirleri, İletişim. Şerif Mardin, Türk Modernleşmesi Makaleler, İletişim. Ayşe Berktay (Ed.), 75 Yılda Kadınlar ve Erkekler, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yay.,1998
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures10550
Discussion10550
Question-Answer8648
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1223133
LO2333322
LO3123232
LO4      
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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