sap course 1434119859

Course Code & Number:

HUM 102

Course Title:

World History II

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

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

Catalog Description:

Historical evolution of humanity from the Renaissance period up to the post-Cold War period. Developing a particular consciousness about human history in terms of the development of the nation state, economic systems, technologic inventions, cultural productions and political developments.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

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

Active in-class participation + Discussions + Class assignments + Occasional quizzes - 25% 
Presentations - 25% 
Mid-term Exam - 25% 
Final Exam or Term Project - 25%

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, Prentice Hall / Pearson, 2012 (Selected Chapters)
Course Objective: 

The aim of the course is to deal with the historical evolution of human societies from the discovery of the Americas in the late 15th century to the present day. The course aims to develop a particular consciousness about the emergence of modern world 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. Gain strategic and abstract thinking skills, enhance “social empathy” and become more efficient in social relations.
2. Developing a particular consciousness about the emergence of modern world in terms of the development and transformation of civilizations, economic systems, technological inventions, gender, social changes, cultural productions and political developments.
3. Refer to history for thinking and even finding effective solutions to the complex problems of our contemporary world.
4. Develop the ability to associate the seemingly irrelevant issues in social and political life.
5. Develop complex argumentation skills in speech and writing.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Inquiry
Think-Pair-Share
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation

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:

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