Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Art Of Turkish Calligraphy ILA 376 6 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Learning historical development of Turkish calligraphy, its position and importance in Islamic arts. Recognizing writing styles applied in calligraphy and aesthetic and artistic characteristics of at least one writing style.
Course Content The emergence and historical development of Turkish calligraphy, writing styles and their usage areas, writing exercises of Sulus calligraphy
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To explain the historical development of Turkish calligraphy Lecture, Testing,
2 To recognize writing styles and usage areas Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To recognize materials and methods of their preparation Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
4 To recognize famous Turkish calligraphers and their works Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 To interpret aesthetic and artistic characteristics of a writing style Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Pre-Ottoman Calligraphy
2 Ottoman Period in Calligraphy
3 Sheikh Hamdullah and His Contributions to Calligraphy
4 Hafiz Osman School
5 Exercise Methods for Learning Calligraphy and Introduction of Exercise Examples
6 Celi Writings and Exercise Methods
7 The Famous Ottoman Calligraphers
8 Sulus Exercises and the Characteristics of Sulus Calligraphy
9 Calligraphy in Architectural Decoration
10 Writing materials and methods of their preparation
11 Sulus Exercises and the Characteristics of Sulus Calligraphy
12 Compositions in Sulus Calligraphy and Their Characteristics
13 Usage Areas of Sulus Calligraphy
14 Protection and Renovation of Handwritten Works
Course Notes 1 Yazır, M.B. (1975): Yazı ve Kalem Güzeli, Ankara.<br>[2] Serin, M. (2000): Şevki Efendinin Sülüs Nesih Meşk Murakkaı, İstanbul.
Course Resources [3] Serin,M. (1999): Hat Sanatı ve Meşhur Hattatlar, İstanbul.
[4] Alparslan, A. (1999) Osmanlı Hat Sanatı Tarihi, İstanbul.
[5] Subaşı, M.H. (1997): Yazıya Giriş, İstanbul.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues.
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim.
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law.
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today.
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education.
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically.
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing.
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts. X
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies.
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Workload 78
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.12
dersAKTSKredisi 3