sap course 1434119690

Course Code & Number:

HUM 101

Course Title:

World History I

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Historical evolution of humanity from the first civilizations up to the Renaissance period. Developing a particular consciousness about human history in terms of the development and transformation of civilizations, economic systems, technological inventions, cultural productions and political developments.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Active in-class participation - 20% 
Review News Articles - 15% 
Presentation of Review - 5% 
Research Paper - 15% 
Presentation of Field Trip - 5% 
Midterm (15%) and Final Exams (25%) - 40%

Year of Study: 
Freshman
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Donald Kagan, Steven M. Ozment, Frank M. Turner, The Heritage of World Civilizations, Brief Edition, Combined Volume, 5/E, 2012
Course Objective: 

The aim of the course is to deal with the historical evolution of humanity from the first civilizations up to 1850. The course aims to develop a particular consciousness about human history in terms of the development and transformation of civilizations, economic systems, technological inventions, gender, social changes, cultural productions and political developments.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Develop a particular consciousness about human history in terms of the development and transformation of civilizations, economic systems, technological inventions, cultural productions and political developments [1, 4, 6, 8].
2. Gain a particular insight about what “human” and “humanity” is [1, 4].
3. Refer to history for thinking and even finding effective solutions to contemporary problems [2, 3, 6, 7].
4. Develop particular reasoning by making historical comparisons [6, 7, 8].
5. Develop complex argumentation skills in speech and writing [6, 8].

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Demonstrating
Simulation & Games
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
13
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
10
hrs
Final Exam
15
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
3
hrs
Research Review
10
hrs
Report on a Topic
10
hrs
Case Study Analysis
10
hrs
Oral Presentation
5
hrs

Prepared By:

Şebnem Yardımcı Geyikçi

Revised By:

teduadmin