Information Package / Course Catalogue
Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
Course Code: AI103
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

It is aimed in this course to educate students in accordance with Ataturk's principles and revolutions; to express the people especially including Ataturk who played a role in the formation of the Republic of Turkey and their targets; and to explain the Turkish War of Independence and the basic philosophy of the Republic of Turkey; so then to gain people into the community who respect for human rights and social values.

Course Content

In this course, the aim of studying Turkish Revolution History and Revolution concept. A general view to the reasons that prepared Ottoman Empires downfall and rise of Turkish revolution. The disintegration of Ottoman State. Mondros armistice agreement. The conditions of the country under invasion and General Mustafa Kemals responds. General Mustafa Kemals voyage to Samsun. Organization through the national congresses. National Forces and National pact. Opening of Turkish Parliament and its ruling the Independence war. National Combat until War of sakarya. War of Sakarya and Great Attack. National struggles in the fields of education and culture. From Mudanya to Lozan social and economical struggle.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Adil Adnan ÖZTÜRK
Lec. Ayten CAN
Lec. Kemal Ramazan HAYKIRAN
Lec. Musa GÜMÜŞ
Ins. Coşkun TÜRKAN
Ins. Çiğdem BUDAK
Ins. Derya DÜNDAR
Ins. Derya GENÇ ACAR
Ins. Dilek AKALIN
Ins. Fatma TOMBAK
Ins. Gülten SAVRAN
Ins. Merve Tuba ERDEN
Ins. Mesude ÖZDİLLİ
Ins. Mutlu ADAK
Learning Outcomes
1.Understanding the Concept of History of Revolution
2.A Correct Understanding of the Turkish Revolution
3.Providing Information on Current Issues in the Light of the Accumulation of Assessment
4.To understanding of Turkısh modernization dimensions
5.Acquiring the Ability to Make the Synthesis of National and Universal Values
6. Understand the philosophy of the Republic of Turkey
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Ergün Aybars Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi
2.2. Şerafettin Turan, Türk Devrim Tarihi, Cilt I, II, III ve IV
3.3. Mevlüt Çelebi, Türk İnkılâp Tarihi, Cilt I - II
4.5. Bernard Lewıs, Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu
5.7. E. Jan Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi
6.6. Niyazi Berkes, Türkiye’de Çağdaşlaşma
7.Kemal Arı, Türk Devrim Tarihi
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The purpose of the course “Ataturk’s Principles and Reforms and terms relating to the course
Week 2 - Theoretical
The modernization in Ottoman Empire and the transformation of the empire
Week 3 - Theoretical
Tanzimat reform era and II. Mahmut period
Week 4 - Theoretical
I. and II. Constitutional Era
Week 5 - Theoretical
Ottomans at the beginning of XX. Century
Week 6 - Theoretical
World War and Ottoman Empire
Week 7 - Theoretical
The armistice of Mudros and Paris Peace Conference
Week 8 - Theoretical
The beginning of War of Independence and Preparatory Stage I (Parties, National Forces and Mustapha Kemal in Samsun)
Week 9 - Theoretical
The preparatory stage of War of Independence II (Memorandums and Congress)
Week 10 - Theoretical
The preparatory stage of War of Independence III (Amasya Conference, Delegations in Ankara, Opening of Last Parliament and National Oath)
Week 11 - Theoretical
The opening of Turkish Grand National Assembly and The Treaty of Sevres
Week 12 - Theoretical
The Treaties and fronts in Turkish War of Independence I
Week 13 - Theoretical
The Treaties and fronts in Turkish War of Independence II
Week 14 - Theoretical
The armistice of Mudanya and Lausanne Peace Treaty
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Individual Work142028
Final Examination114216
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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