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Course Code: 
HTR 301
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Course Objectives: 
The basic purpose of the programme is to provide the students with a common understanding on the usefulness and the effective methods of studying history, on the importance of revolutionary history of Turkey and on the role of Ataturk,
Course Content: 

The fields of study of the programme are the Ottoman history, war of independence, achievements and leadership values of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk the process of founding the Turkish Republic, social and political history of the 20th century.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam ,B; Test C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Expresses the historical background of Republic of Turkey   1,2,3 A
2) Analyzes Turkish War of Independence after the First World War,     1,2,3 A
3) Relates National Movement and  its aims.   1,2,3 A
4) Explains the foundation philosophy of The Grand National Assembly of Turkey   1,2,3 A
5) Interprets the fully independence of a new Turkish state   1,2,3 A
6) Teaches the basic principles of Republic   1,2,3 A



Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 The Enlightenment Period  
2 Industrial and French Revolutions  
3 The Europe in 19th century and the processes which caused to the First World War  
4 Trials for the modernization in Ottoman state  
5 Tanzimat - Islahat Reforms and Constitutionalism  
6 The war of Trablusgarp and Balkans and their results  
7 The First World War and Armistice  
8 Midterm Exam  
9 The developments after Armistice and Mustafa Kemal’s departure to Samsun  
10 The Aim of National Movement, Methods and the period of Congress  
11 National Ant, the period of Grand National Assembly of Turkey  
12 The Fronts and final treaties which closed the Fronts  
13 Sakarya War,  Battle of Dumlupınar, Armistice of Mudanya and  the treaty of Laussanne, Abolishment of Sultanate  
14 General Revision  
15 General Revision  
16 Final Exam  



Recommended Sources

Additional Resources - İmparatorluktan Ulus Devlete Türk İnkılap Tarihi,

Öztürk, Cemil (Prof.Dr.) (Editör)

Yazarlar : Tülay Alim BARAN (Prof.Dr.),Edip Başer (Dr.),

Süleyman Beyoğlu(Prof.Dr.),

Handan Diker(Dr.),

Vahdettin Engin (Prof.Dr.),

Cezmi Eraslan (Prof.Dr.),

Arzu M.Erdoğan (Dr.),

Cemil Öztürk (Prof.Dr.)

- Nutuk



Material Sharing

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Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100



COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses




Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load     50
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     2
ECTS Credit of the Course     2