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Course Code: 
HUM 103
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
Turkish
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to provide: a comprehensive review of the history of civilization; an understanding of the role of multiple disciplines (philosophy, arts, literature, science) as they progressed within various civilizations around the globe throughout history; how these humanities disciplines contributed to the formation of the value system of our contemporary civilization; to develop the ability to analyze contemporary social movements. Particular emphasis is given to the fields of science, philosophy, arts and literature.
Course Content: 

The start of civilization on earth, the Neolithic age; Turkish, Indian and Chinese civilizations and their interactions; the developments in the Mediterranean cultural basin; the elements of civilization in the middle ages; the examination of eastern and Eurasian civilizations with a particular focus on the formation in arts, social sciences, technology, science; The renaissance, the enlightenment, the American and the French revolution; modernization phases in the Turkish civilization; the new world order; the study of civilizations in the 21st century.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Q-A, 3: Debate
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam , B: Paper

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Course Learning Outcomes

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students who take this course will

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

gain an understanding of the evolution of science and the scientific approach throughout history, and the appreciation of scientific thinking as the most important dimension of the value systems of contemporary human civilization.

1,2,3

A,B

be able to interpret and appreciate the diversity of the cultures and the dynamics of nations throughout history in their geographical and historical context.

1,2,3

A,B

be able to understand the formation and evolution of the concepts of equality, ethics and justice, and the importance of their application in today’s global environment.

1,2,3

A,B

be able to understand the formation, evolution and the passing among nations and subsequent generations of the arts, esthetics and literature throughout history.

 

 

gain an appreciation of the development of the methods of inquiry and the importance of critical thinking in today’s global environment.

1,2,3

A,B

understand the eastern roots of civilizations (as opposed to only western), gain a multi-centered civilization appreciaton, and realize the value of conceptual frames such as the Turkish World and the Eastern World.

1,2,3

A,B

Course Flow

 COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

What is "Human"?

 

2

Culture and Cvilization

 

3

Cultural Phases I: Paleolithic-Mesolithic Period

 

4

Cultural Phases II: NeolithicPeriod

 

5

Early Age Civilizations I:  Mesopotamia

 

6

Early Age Civilizations II: Indian, Chinese, Turkish 

 

7

Mediterranean Cultural Basin I: Signs of Greek, Turkish and Roman

 

8

Mid-term exam

 

9

Mediterranean Cultural Basin I: Signs of Greek, Turkish and Roman

 

10

Middle Ages and feudality

 

11

Eastern Cultural World: The First Civilizations of the Muslim Turkish States

 

12

Renaissance Reform

 

13

Age of Revolutions; English Revolution; American Revolution; The Enlightenment; French Revolution; Modernization in Turkish Civilization

 

14

Evaluation and review

 

Recommended Sources

COURSE MATERIALS

Text Books

  1. Şenel, Alaeddin. 2014. Kemirgenlerden Sömürgenlere İnsanlık Tarihi. İstanbul, İmge
  2. Weekly reading ( COADSYS)

Material Sharing

 ASSESSMENT
  NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Midterm 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100

Assessment

 ASSESSMENT

 

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm

1

40

Final

1

60

Total

 

100

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

To be able to define basic concepts, theories, methods and domains of study specific to radio, television and cinema by associating them with the findings and theories of humanities and social sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

2

To demonstrate the responsibilities, effective participation, coordination and planning skills essential for harmonious and efficient team work in the production process in the radio, television and cinema fields.

 

 

 

 

 

3

To be able to create media products in accordance with professional standards in various narrative forms and genres specific to the field by synthesizing current knowledge and skills for expertise acquired through applied and theoretical courses.

 

 

 

 

 

4

Manifesting professional knowledge and skills in different fields of radio, television and cinema fields such as copywriting, image management, editing, sound design, producing and directing, media management locally and globally.

 

 

 

 

 

5

To develop an understanding of responsible broadcasting by integrating national and international rules of law that media professionals should pursue with professional ethical principles.

 

 

 

 

 

6

To be able to use the knowledge and skills related to institutional operation and management in the production and broadcasting processes of radio, television and cinema for the common interest.

 

 

 

 

 

7

To evaluate radio, television and cinema fields in a wide range of cultural, economic and social relations from an institutional structuring to their products with an analytical and critical approach.

 

 

 

 

 

8

To have the ability to collect visual, audio and written data, conduct research, evaluate, report and offer creative solutions in the fields of radio, television and cinema.

 

 

 

 

 

9

To be able to design original projects in radio, television and cinema by following new technologies, developments and ideas in the fields of art, culture and media at national and global levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

 ECTS ALLOCATION
Activity Quantity Duration (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Duration (Total of exam and class hours) 14 2 28
Out of class study time 14 3 42
Mid-term exam 1 1 3
Final 1 1 1
Readind 1 3 3
Total Work Load     75
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     3
ECTS Credits                  3