Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cultivation Culture and Tradition
Course Code: MTS183
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Information will be given about the tradition of ahirism, which plays an important role in Anatolian artisanal culture and craftsmanship. Information on leather and saddlery, an important professional arm in the establishment of the Ahilik Organization, will be given.

Course Content

What is ahilik, what are the main sources of ahilik? Ahilik and social peace, ahilik and economic life, ahilik organization and leather

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Ahilik's structure
2.Tradesmen and Craftsmen
3.Ahi Organization and Craftsmen
4.Ahilik and Leather
5.Anatolian Leather Tradition
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Ahilik Türk İslam Medeniyetinde Dünyevi ve Uhrevi Sistem, T.C. Gümrük ve Ticaret Bakanlığı Kültür Yayınları No:1.
2.Türk Dericiliği 2400 Yaşında Hasan YELMEN
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What 's the meaning of Akhism?
Week 2 - Theoretical
What are the basic resources of Akhism?
Week 3 - Theoretical
Akhism Organisation Breakdown
Week 4 - Theoretical
Baciyan-ı Rumi
Week 5 - Theoretical
Akhism and social peace
Week 6 - Theoretical
Akhism and Social Security
Week 7 - Theoretical
Akhism and economical life
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Anatolian Turkish Structure and Leather
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
First Exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Selçuklu civilisation and leather trade
Week 11 - Theoretical
Ottoman State And Leather Trade
Week 12 - Theoretical
Ottoman State And Leather Trade
Week 13 - Theoretical
Ottoman State And Leather Trade
Week 14 - Theoretical
Turkish Republic Leather Trade
Week 15 - Theoretical
Leather Fashion
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory131126
Assignment3116
Studio Work51110
Individual Work2024
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
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PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
OÇ-2
OÇ-3
OÇ-4
OÇ-5
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