Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Modernization Theory SBK 530 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İRFAN HAŞLAK
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Course Objective The aim of this course is to develop an analytical viewpoint in looking at developmental dynamics and processess of social and political life; to evaluate modernisation theories
Course Content To develop an analytical viewpoint in looking at developmental dynamics and processess of social and political life To evaluate modernisation theories.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he defines the concepts of political change Lecture, Self Study, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 S/he examines the factors which affects the political change Discussion, Question-Answer, Self Study, Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing, Homework,
3 S/he analyses the political developments as a modernization Lecture, Self Study, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 S/he comprehends the process of modernization and s/he reviews it Discussion, Question-Answer, Self Study, Lecture, Homework, Oral Exam, Testing,
5 S/he establishes a linkage between political development and institutionalization Lecture, Self Study, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 S/he examines the essential and development of democracy Discussion, Question-Answer, Self Study, Lecture, Homework, Oral Exam, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concepts of political development and political change
2 Factors affecting political change
3 Political development as modernisation
4 Modernisation processes and its Critiques
5 Institutionalisation as political development
6 Spheres of institutionalisation
7 Midterm Exam
8 Underdeveloped political systems
9 Democracy as a modern political system
10 From representative to participatory democracy
11 Radical democracy and discussion points
12 Development of democracies in the 20th century and their basic features
13 Re-structuring of politics in post-modern age
14 Basic principles and problems of new politics
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Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 40
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 19 19
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6