sap course 1429270615

Course Code & Number:

ECON 403

Course Title:

Turkish and World Economy in the 20th Century

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Growth and developments in Turkey and the World since Industrial Revolution. Application of economic analysis to historical issues. Great Depression. The interwar period. The Bretton Woods System and its collapse. The collapse of communism. Turkish economy during the Great Depression and thereafter.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: ECON 221
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Course Objective: 

The aim of this course is to introduce students history of Turkey and the World economy since the industrial revolution. Students would understand growth patterns and developments of economy in Turkey and in the World in the 20th century.

Extended Description: 

Industrial Revolution. History of Turkish Economy before World War I. History of World Economy before World War I. Great Depression: Reasons and Effects in the World Economy with a Special Emphasis to Turkish Economy. The Interwar Period. Bretton Woods System and the Turkish Economy. The Collapse of Communism and the Results on the World Economy.

Computer Usage: 
Students will use MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access) to work on their weekly assignments about 2 hours a week.
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Clarify the impacts of industrial revolution on the World economy. [
2. Identify the impacts and reasons of great depression. 
3. List the reasons why Bretton Woods system collapsed. 
4. Compare the developments in Turkish Economy with other economies in the world.
5. Construct a timeline of significant events in the World economies history in the 20th century.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Peer Teaching
Demonstrating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Simulation & Games
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
40
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
16
hrs
Final Exam
16
hrs
Research Review
24
hrs

Prepared By:

Jülide Yıldırım Öcal

Revised By:

sap_editor