RTV 112 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
History of Civilization
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
RTV 112
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course RTV 112 is intended to provide an understanding for the basic economic, social, cultural and political structures in the history of mankind from prehistoric ages onwards and to enable the students to interpret the important developments of the ancient world through examples from the earliest civilizations and thus to understand the dynamics of the modern world in a comparative perspective.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who will succeed in this course will be able to define the basic historical terms and concepts
  • explain the earliest socio-economic, cultural, religious and political formations and structures in the history of mankind by the way of exemplification.
  • to evaluate the important historical facts and developments in the framework of causality and in a comparative perspective.
  • to synthesize the data they obtain directly and objectively from the historical sources
  • to understand the dynamics of the modern world by taking their earliest examples from the ancient world into consideration
Course Content The course RTV 112 covers a time span starting from the human evolution through the civilizations of antiquity to the beginning of Middle Age.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Discussion of course introduction and course schedule
2 Transmission of concepts of civilization, civilization and culture Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
3 Understanding civilization and barbarism Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
4 Prehistoric ages (transmission of the concepts of established order and communication in Palaeolithic and Neolithic period) Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
5 Civilizations and communication processes in Mesopotamia Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
6 Egyptian Civilization Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
7 Anatolian Civilizations and Communication Processes Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
8 Midterm exam
9 Greek Civilization Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
10 Ancient Greek Mythology and the Hellenistic period Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
11 Roman Civilization Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
12 Early Middle Ages and the Birth of Christianity Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
13 Byzantine Civilization - Student presentations Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.
14 Student Presentations
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Server Tanilli, Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet Kitapları, İstanbul.

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
6
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
6
Final / Oral Exam
1
8
    Total
84

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To document the patient information by using medical terminology effectively and efficiently

13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the service and carry out activities for development in the field of medical documentation and secretariat

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest