HIST 100 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HIST 100
Spring
4
0
4
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course provides a general approach for analysis of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Emphasizing military, political, sociocultural and economic developments, the course seeks to compare the sectoral reforms of the Ottoman State during the period of the decline of the Empire with the farreaching, radical and revolutionary attempts made by Atatürk which paved the way for the establishment of modern and civilized institutions in Turkey between 1920 and 1938.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the actors and factors that determine the history
  • Analyze the different roles of these actors and factors
  • Interpret the concepts of independence, freedom and national sovereignty
  • Evaluate the process of formation of the contemporary, democratic, secular and social state of Turkey
  • Understand the importance of national unity and cohesion.
  • Explain the national goals and objectives of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Solve the problems that Turkish society will face with an Atatürkist approach.
Course Content This course provides a general information of the events from the end of the 19. century until the end of the Turkish War of Independence and the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and the following period until 1990’s.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 A General Introduction, Basic Conceptions The Ottoman Reforms in the History of Turkish Modernization and the World in 18th & 19th Centuries
2 The Eastern Question, The Rebellion in Morea and the Greek Problem Political Opposition in the Ottoman State, The First Constitutional Era
3 The Second Constitutional Era and the Intellectual Atmosphere The war of Tripoli and the Balkan Wars and their consequences
4 The Armenian Question World War I
5 The Ottoman State enters the WW I, the Fronts, the Battles of Çanakkale and the rise of Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s Zenith Secret Aggreements for the Partition of the Territories of the Ottoman State, the End of WW I, the Armistice of Mondros/Moudros
6 The Invasion of Anatolia and the political clmate in Turkey, Foundation of several societies The Reactions against the Invasions and the Ottoman Government, Mustafa Kemal comes back to Istanbul and his first strategic evaluations – Greeks invade the city of İzmir
7 Mustafa Kemal lands in Samsun, His first activities, the Proclamation of Amasya, the Congresses The adoption of the National Pact, the opening of the TGNA/Turkish Great National Assembly, Political and Military Developments, radical fundamentalist rebellions in Anatolia, the organization of a National&Regular Army, the Election of Mustafa Kemal Pasha for the Commander in Chief, Orders for National Aid
8 The Treaty of Sevres, The Foreign Policy of TGNA The Front in Eastern Anatolia, the Battles of İnönü, Kütahya and Eskişehir The Battle of Sakarya and its consequences, Great Offensive and its Results, the Armistice of Mudanya, the Peace Conference of Lausanne and the signing of the Peace Treaty.
9 The Foundation of the “Peoples Party-HF” later CHP”the Republican Peoples Party” and the Proclamation of the Republic The Abolition of the Caliphate and the Law for the unification of the educational system and other radical reforms
10 Foreign Policy of Turkey after the treaty of Lausanne Atatürk’s Diplomacy, Regional and International Cooperation
11 Radical steps in Social & Economic Life The Principals of Atatürk : A General Introduction
12 Republicanism & Nationalism Secularism & Popularism
13 Etatism & Reformism Kemalism and its Socio-Political System
14 Totalitarianism and Kemalism Kemalism as an Idea of Modernization
15 Turkey and the World Affairs after Atatürk (1939-1950) Turkey and the World (1950-1960)
16 Turkey and the World from 1960’ies to 80’ies

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Atatürk ve Türk İnkılap Tarihi Siyasal Kitap Evi Hacettepe Üniversitesi Öğretim Üyeleri. Editör: Prof. Dr. Fatma Acun
Suggested Readings/Materials Kemal ATATÜRK“The Great Speech; Halide Edip ADIVAR“Türkün Ateşle İmtihanı; Turgut ÖZAKMAN Türk Mucizesi – Cumhuriyet .

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
1
14
    Total
88

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest