Information Package / Course Catalogue
Human Rights and Democracy
Course Code: DIT117
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

In this course; human, universal declaration of human rights, the European Convention on Human Rights, the philosophical foundations of human rights and democracy, the process of transforming the principle of society, collective life, human rights and democracy into behavior. It is aimed to give information about.

Course Content

Basic concepts of human rights, basic concepts of human rights, citizenship and democracy, understanding of the historical development of human rights, understanding the process of transition of human rights to international area, understanding how human rights are protected at national and international level, human rights and citizenship education understanding of importance.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Beril TAŞDEMİR ÖREN
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to use the basic concepts of citizenship, democracy and human rights.
2.To be able to use constitutional rights.
3.To be able to compare the management systems in our country with the management systems in other countries
4.To be able to relate what he / she learned about democracy and human rights to the field.
5.To be able to act in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations and legislation in work and daily life
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kepenekçi, Yasemin Karaman. (2008). Eğitimciler için İnsan Hakları ve Vatandaşlık. Ankara: Ekinoks Yayınevi.
2.Kuçuradi, İoanna. (2011). İnsan hakları: Kavramları ve sorunları. Ankara: Türkiye Felsefe Kurumu Yayınları.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction, introduction of the course and process
Week 2 - Theoretical
Basic concepts of human rights and democracy, philosophical foundations of human rights and democracy
Week 3 - Theoretical
Historical development of human rights and democracy I- Legal and Political Developments
Week 4 - Theoretical
Historical development of human rights and democracy II- Contribution of thinkers
Week 5 - Theoretical
Approaches to democracy
Week 6 - Theoretical
Development of human rights and democracy in our country
Week 7 - Theoretical
National and international legal regulations related to human rights
Week 8 - Theoretical
National and international legal regulations related to human rights
Week 9 - Theoretical
National and international institutions and organizations operating in the protection and development of human rights
Week 10 - Theoretical
Basic issues related to human rights and democracy
Week 11 - Theoretical
Basic issues related to human rights and democracy
Week 12 - Theoretical
Democracy in school and in the family, what should we teach, why?
Week 13 - Theoretical
General evaluation
Week 14 - Theoretical
General evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
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