Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Employment Relations CEK 259 3 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EKREM ERDOĞAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. EKREM ERDOĞAN,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Cihan Durmuşkaya
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to discuss emergence of industrial revolution and its influences on the employees. It also focuses to employee and employer organisations and their relationship at workplace and national levels.
Course Content Understanding emergence of employment relations and outcomes of industrial revolution
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Employment relations and its actors before industrial revolution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Analysing social effects of industrial revolution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Analysing emergence of worker organisations and industrial action Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Importance of employment relations in historical farmework Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The conceptual framework of employment relations history
2 Historical Origins of Labor
3 Emergence of industrial revolution
4 Development of cotton industry and Iron-steel industry
5 Organisations of workers and trade unions
6 Institutionalization of employment relations
7 Employment Relations in the Ottoman Empire: Tanzimat Period (1838-1909)
8 Employment Relations in the Ottoman Empire: II. Meşrutiyet Period (1909-1920)
9 Midterm exam
10 Employment Relations with single-party period in Turkey: 1920-1946
11 Employment Relations with multi-party period in Turkey: 1946-1963
12 Overview of Employment Relations in Turkey after 1980
13 Overview of Employment Relations in Turkey since 2000
14 Organization Problems of Trade Union in Turkey and World
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts X
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
3. Kısa Sınav 15
4. Kısa Sınav 15
5. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 30 30
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 134
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5