COURSE INFORMATON 
Course Title Code Semester L+P (Hour) Credits ECTS
Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution  I HIS101 1 2+0 NC 2
Prerequisites  
Language of Instruction English 
Course Level Bachelor (First Cycle)
Course Type Compulsory
Course Instructor  
Assistants  
Goals The aims of this course are to criticize the reasons of the Ottoman collapse, Balkan Wars, WWI, dynamics of the National Struggle, to get students to explain well the concepts like revolution and reform, to summarize political developments in completed phase of Turkish Revolution and establishment process of new state, Ataturk Revoluitons in the political and social fields.
Content Assembly of Turkey, the Assembly's structure, its activities and laws, domestic and foreign reactions to the opening of Parliament, Sanremo Conference, The Treaty of Sevres, threats related to today in the Sevres Treaty, the situation in East and South fronts, Dissolution of the national forces, and founding of the regular army, the Greek general attack, and wars in the Western Front, Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s supreme military command, Tekâlif-i Milliye orders, Sakarya War and foreign policy developments in its aftermath, The Great Offensive, and signing of the Mudanya Armistice, the developments before the Lausanne Conference, the conference and the signing of the peace agreement
 
Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Students will be able to evaluate the conditions that prepared the Turkish War of Independence. 1,2,3,5,13 A,B
The student will be able to make political, social and psychological evaluations on how Mustafa Kemal Pasha's transition to Anatolia and the efforts of the Turkish people to unite. 1,2,3,5,13 A,B
The student will be able to analyze the place of the Turkish National Revolution. 1,2,3,5,13 A,B
Students will be able to analyze first opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and the structure. 1,2,3,5,13 A,B
Teaching Methods:  1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Drilland Practice, 5: Demonstration, 6: Motivations to Show, 7: Role Playing, 8: Group Study, 9: Simulation, 10: Brain Storming, 11: Case Study, 12: Lab / Workshop, 13: Self Study, 14: Problem Solving, 15: Project Based Learning, 16: Undefined
Assessment Methods:  A: Testing, B: Oral Exam, C: Homework, D: Project / Design, E: Performance Task,           F: Portfolio, G: Undefined
 
COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Purpose of Revolution History and Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution History (Revolution, Reform, Revolution, etc.) Explanation  
2 Developments in Europe, Industrial Revolution and French Revolution  
3 Reasons of Regression and Reformation Efforts of Ottoman State  
4 Tripoli, Balkan Wars  
5 World War I and Ottoman Empire's Entry to War   
6 End of War, Armistice Years, Occupations  
7 End of War, Armistice Years, Occupations - continued  
8 Mustafa Kemal Pasha in Samsun, Amasya Circular  
9 Congress Process, Opening of Turkish Grand National Assembly, Constitution of 1921  
10 Rebellions against the National Struggle  
11 Fronts in the National Struggle  
12 Fronts in the National Struggle - continued  
13 Mudanya Armistice Treaty: Articles and Results, Lausanne Peace Treaty  
14 An overview  
RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook 1. Fatma ACUN, Atatürk ve Türk İnkılâp Tarihi
 
Additional Resources 1. Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK, Nutuk
2. Lord KINROSS, Atatürk
3. Mehmet ALPARGU, Atatürk İlkeleri ve Türk İnkılâp Tarihi, Gündüz Yayıncılık
4. Fahir ARMAOĞLU, 20. Yüzyıl Siyasî Tarihi, Timaş Yayınları
5. Şevket Süreyya AYDEMİR, Tek Adam, C. II-III, Remzi Kitapevi
6. Falih Rıfkı ATAY, Çankaya, Pozitif Yayınları
7. Sinan MEYDAN, Cumhuriyet Tarihi Yalanları
 
 
 
MATERIAL SHARING
Documents 1-8 Weeks  
Exam Questions  
9-14 Weeks  
Assignments Homeworks  
Exams Date of Exams  
Date of Quizzes  
 
ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES QUANTITY PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Quiz 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Projects 0 0
Total 40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE 40
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE 60
Total 100
 
COURSE CATEGORY Professional
 
 
 COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 Knowledge on mathematics, science and basic engineering areas and ability to transform this knowledge to application 1
2 Knowledge on the basic principles of computer engineering and ability to identify, model and solve the problems on this area 1
3 Knowledge on information Technologies and ability to actively use these technologies 1
4 Ability to design experiment, to collect data, to conduct experiments, to analyze and review the results of the experiments in his/her area 1
5 Ability to use modern engineering tools and methods in problem solutions and applications 1
6 Ability to design a system and a system component or a process to meet required specifications and ability to apply this design 3
7 Ability to work in teams from his/her area or in multidisciplinary teams 4
8 Ability to explore the resources to access the information, to use the databases and other information sources 4
9 Awareness for the requirement of life-long learning and ability to renew himself/herself by the application of life-long learning   4
10 Have information about project management, risk management, change management entrepreneurship, and innovation  3
11 Ability to be effective in communication 5
12 Acquisition of specialties as professional self-confidence, behaving independently and creativity 2
13 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility 3
Contribution: 1: Very-Low, 2: Low, 3: Mid, 4:High, 5:Very-High
ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Assignments 0 0 0
Prject 0 0 0
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Performance Task (Laboratory) 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 2 2
Total Work Load 68
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2
ECTS Credit of the Course 2