Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Structure Of Turkish Family SOS 509 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SEVİM ATİLA DEMİR
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Course Objective The aim of this course is to discuss the Turkish family structure past and present
Course Content Historical adventure of the family as a social institution in Ottoman and Turkish society, focus on the family structure, family relationships and social change
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyse the family as a social institution Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
2 To analyze the family in the process of change Lecture, Discussion, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 To analyse the Turkish family structure Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To discuss the the main features distinguishing Turkish family Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
5 To understand the family and its transformative potential for the society Discussion, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Sociological analysis of the family
3 Family in a historical perspective
4 Family in primitive communities
5 Family in traditional and transitional societies
6 Family in the ancient Turkish societies
7 Family structure in Ottoman society
8 Family structure in Turkish society
9 Midterm
10 Basic dynamics and characteristics of the Turkish family
11 Turkish family structure and importance of the role of tradition
12 Turkish families changing ?
13 How does it affect your family to change society
14 General Review of Course
Course Notes Lecture Notes
Course Resources Aile Sosyolojisi, Ergün Yıldırım-Kadir Canatan
- TÜİK, (2006), Türkiye Aile Yapısı Araştırması, TÜİK Yayını, 2007, Ankara.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 6 96
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Total Workload 162
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.48
dersAKTSKredisi 6