Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociology At Work RPD 029 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ HAYDAR ŞAR
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Erol UĞUR

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To develop awareness in the field of work and work sociology and to provide professional skills.

Course Content

Concepts of work and sociology of work, history of work relations, industrial work and organizations,

the division of labor and theories, business groups and social structure of business, business relations in industrial work environment,

information societies and their basic characteristics, current problem areas of working life, new working styles.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 1) Knows the concepts of work and work sociology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 2) Discuss the history of labor relations Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 3) Evaluate industrial works and organizations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 4) Discuss the division of labor and theories. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 5) Interprets business groups and social structure of work. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 6) Evaluate business relations in industrial work environment. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 7) Knows the information societies and basic features. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 8) Discuss current problem areas of working life. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
9 9) Knows new working styles. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
10 10) Knows new working styles. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sociological thinking Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
2 Capitalism, industrial society, information society and sociology Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
3 Classical sociologists (Marks, Weber, Durkheim) Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
4 Class and Stratification Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
5 Sociological perspective of the study Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
6 Transformation of Work and changing work culture Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
7 Taylorism and Fordism Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
8 Midterm
9 Post Fordism Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
10 Capitalist labor process and transformation Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
11 Surveillance society and work Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
12 McDonaldization, Network society and work Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
13 Rise and fall of labor Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
14 Discussion and general evaluation Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

[1] Bauman, Zygmunt (1999) Çalışma, Tüketicilik ve Yeni Yoksullar, Sarmal Yay. İstanbul

[2] Ritzer, George (1998) Toplumun McDonaldlaştırılması, çev. Şen Süer Kaya, Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul,, ss. 22-45; 209-231.
[3] Yıldırım, Engin (2000) Türkiyede toplam kalite yönetimi uygulamalarının işçiler ve endüstri ilişkileri üzerindeki etkileri, Toplum ve Bilim, Güz 2000, sayı 86; ss. 260-280.

[4] Yücesan Özdemir, Gamze (2000) Başkaldırı, onay ya da boyun eğme: Hegemonik fabrika rejiminde mavi yakalı işçilerin hikayesi, Toplum ve Bilim, Güz, sayı 86; ss.241-259

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 • They are aware of the existing social structure and cultural dynamics while providing guidance and counseling services. X
2 • They use the terminology of guidance and counseling by adhering to grammar rules of the native language X
3 • They have a linguistic interaction with which they express their feelings thoughts and facts related to the field of guidance and psychological counseling in all kinds of cultural and social contexts. X
4 • They have a linguistic interaction that can identify the needs of clients with different cultural contexts from the current culture. X
5 • They have knowledge of foreign language with which they can follow recent scientific developments such as new therapy techniques, theories, symposiums) about the field. X
6 • They communicate with clients with different cultural contexts from current culture on the basis of positive acceptance. X
7 • They list and describe the competences to conduct research in the field of Counseling and Psychological Counseling. X
8 They list and describe vocational counseling lists and discloses measuring instruments to be used in aid process. X
9 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
10 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
11 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
12 • They effectively express their knowledge, opinions and suggestions in the field of guidance and psychological counseling by using various communication tools. X
13 • They plan individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
14 • They take into account the consultant and situation-specific conditions while planning the psychological counseling process. X
15 • They provide preventive guidance and psychological counseling services tailored to the changing needs of the institution they serve. X
16 • They manage and adjourn individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
17 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
18 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
19 • They know the scope of school guidance and psychological services and serve school stakeholders within this context. X
20 • They frame the problems of their clients with a scientific outlook by referencing to development, learning and personality theories. X
21 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
22 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
23 • They offer psychological counseling assistance after traumatic events that may occur at the national or local level. X
24 • They take into consideration spiritual and universal values while conducting the psychological aid process. X
25 • They establish effective communication and business alliance with students, colleagues, family and other stakeholders in education to effectively conduct guidance services. X
26 • They perform the process of identifying students with various adjustment disorders, developing the intervention plan, implementing and monitoring. X
27 • They plan appropriate counseling sessions specific to each individual by taking into account individual and social circumstances of the ability to make individual and group psychological counseling. X
28 • They initiate, maintain and adjourn individual counseling sessions that are specific to individual, taking into account the individual and social circumstances of the ability to make psychological counseling with individual and group. X
29 • They implement a guidance program for treatment of developmental crises that may arise during life span. X
30 They acquire an ethical understanding of the positive acceptance framework by being loyal to the ethical principles of the field of guidance and psychological counseling. X
31 • They develop professional attitudes in accordance with the basic principles of human relations and communication. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 13 2 26
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4