Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Analysis Of Political Issues SBK 428 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KÖKSAL ŞAHİN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Dilşad TÜRKMENOĞLU KÖSE, Arş. Gör. Tuğrul KORKMAZ, Arş. Gör. Elif MADAKBAŞ,
Course Category Other
Course Objective The course aims to help the fourth year students on how to think about the daily political issues by using their theoretical knowledge.
Course Content Examining the general problems of the world and Turkey
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he knows the accumulation of theoretical knowledge Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 S/heinterprets the theoretical knowledge in implementation through problems Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 S/he inquires the reasons of contemporary political problems with point of views both in theory and practice Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 S/he criticizes the political problem in terms of historical and social points rather than popular tendencies Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 S/he analyzes the solutions of contemporary political problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 S/he expresses the analysis of contemporary problems in his/her own words Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The political effects of globalization
2 The transformation of the modern nation states
3 Postmodern identity crises
4 Political representation of the concept of public sphere
5 Military-civil relations
6 Political parties and electoral systems
7 Political education problems of citizens
8 Political effects of terrorism
9 Midterm exam
10 Media-policy relations
11 Political legitimization crises
12 Human rights problems
13 Civil society and its political effects
14 State and law relations
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice. X
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
13 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. 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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 127
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.08
dersAKTSKredisi 5