Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Geography COG 416 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUHAMMET KAÇMAZ,
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Course Objective To describe the geopolitics concept, geopolitical theories, to study geopolitical schools. To describe the geopolitical position of Turkey from the past to the present and by explicating the recent geopolitical position and importance of Turkey to study the alternative recent foreign policy in accordance with the recent geopolitical position of Turkey.
Course Content During the discourse processing, the concept of political geography will be studied firstly, the characteristic points will be put forth for consideration. Secondly the improvement in the world system and foreign policy orientation of countries will be studied for the purposes of geopolitical theories. Student’s skills will be improved by describing the current activities in the international area to make analysis to estimate the possible activities. For the last, for the purpose of improving student’s abilities on making analysis and investigate students will be aimed to make preliminary study. The formation of the discourse will be in interactive method with the participation of students and discussion on the subject.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Know effects of geography of countries on the foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Use his/her knowledge which is gained during the study of basic lesson to understand the current events of international relations and their results Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Explain the international problem with the geopolitical theories Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Analyse the basic conflict points which affect the international system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Evaluate the role of political geography in the area of resolving the confilicts which affect the international system. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Explain current problems and subjects Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
7 Estimate affects and results of international relations in various area of political geography Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 To describe the geopolitics concept and elements of geopolitics
2 Geopolitics schools and geopolitics theories.
3 The basics of geopolitics
4 Geopolitics peculiarities of states and their orientations
5 Geopolitics schools/previsions at the end of the twentieth century
6 Recent geopolitics position and its important In the twentieth century
7 The U.S.A foreign policy In the twentieth century
8 Midterm exam
9 Eastern policy of Turkey
10 Turkey’s policy towards European Countries
11 Turkey’s policy towards the Balkan States
12 The U.S.-Turkey Relationship
13 Russia’s geopolitics and Turkey- Russia relationships
14 Outcome and evaluation.
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research X
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination X
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely X
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field X
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware X
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Application) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5