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Course Code: 
JRN 122
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to provide the students to understand and discuss the reasons of the social and cultural movements, understand the historical roles of them.
Course Content: 

The course includes major changes such as Enlightenment, Reform, Renaissance, labor movements, struggles for independence, regional conflict and reconciliation. Also, important terms of Turkey which affects society will be explained and discussed. 

Course Methodology: 
1- Lecture, 2- Interactive Lecture
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1- He/She defines core concepts related to social and cultural movements. 3, 5, 6 1, 2 A, C
2- He/She discusses the main theories of social and cultural movements. 3, 5, 6 1, 2 A, C
3- He/She distinguishes the political, demographic, cultural, religious and economic reasons behind social movements. 3, 5, 6 1, 2 A, C
4- He/She evaluates different periods of social movements with own conditions. 3, 5, 6 1, 2 A, C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Fundamental Values of Medieval Era  
3 Invention of the Printing Press, Renaissance and Reform Movements  
4 The Enlightenment Movement  
5 History of Labor Movement  
6 National Independence Movements  
7 Midterm  
8 1968 Youth Movement and New Political Discourse  
9 Nation State and Unresolved Crises in the Middle East: Palestine, Israel and Intifada Period  
10 New Social Movements I  
11 New Social Movements II  
12 New Social Movements III  
13 The Social Struggle from the Ottoman Empire to the Republic  
14 Changing Urban Culture and Social Organization in Turkey  
15 Social Movements and Media  
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources Toplumsal Hareketler: Tarih, Teori ve Deneyim- Y. Doğan Çetinkaya  (Der.)

Sokrates’ten Jakobenlere Batı’da Siyasal Düşünceler – Mehmet Ali Ağaoğulları (Ed.)

Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction / Robert, 1950- Young , Robert J.C. Young.

The Comparative Imagination: On The History of Racism, Nationalism and Social Movements / George M., 1934- Frederickson, George M. Frederickson.

The Declaration of Independence: A Global History /David Armitage. / David, Armitage, David Armitage.

Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict / Smith, Charles D.,1936- , Charles D.Smith.

Culture Movements Ideas, Activism and Changing Values / Thomas R., 1952- Rochon , Thomas R. Rochon.

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments Students will report the press screening of a recent event.
Exams Midterm and Final.

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 70
Quizzes - -
Assignment - -
Final 1 30
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Fundamental Courses

 

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 He/ She defines the basic concepts, principles and theoretical approaches of communication.          
2 He/ She defines the profession of journalism; demonstrate the ability to use, process and disseminate research and knowledge related to that field.          
3 He/ She gains knowledge about interdisciplinary issues and in the light of this information, he/she interprets the social effects and functions of mass media.         X
4 He/ She discusses new concepts and approaches in the media. He/ She interprets these concepts by linking with the profession of journalism at national and international dimensions.          
5 He/ She establishes the connection between the profession of journalism and society, political, legal, cultural, historical and economic development; and analysis the power and states significance of the journalism in contemporary societies.       X  
6 He/ She Interpret the historical development process of media, gain the ability to explain the effects of media on historical events and facts.         X
7 He/ She applies the texts and images to different media by using the technical and theoretical discipline acquired in the journalism field.          
8 He/ She debates the organizational, legal and financial structure of media organizations and interprets the media within the framework of legal and ethical codes.          
9 He/ She relates new communication technologies with journalistic practice and applies written and visual content suitable for digital media.          
10 He/ She deals with researching methodology and data generation methods in the field; prepares scientific papers with his/her information on this discipline.          

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 9 126
Assignment 1 1 1
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load     175
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     7
ECTS Credit of the Course     7