COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Social Change FGO   401 7 3 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Doç. Dr.CAHİT ASLAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to give acritical review of the social institutions and human social behavior. There are alternative views to understand human nature and the relationship between social World of an individual. However, this course aims to show how compatible sociology works with other disciplines such as especially history, politics, and law while investigating a specific historical and modern social issue.
Content
The course will cover definition, scope, methods and research techniques of sociology, social organization; culture- socialization, groups, stratification,demography and the concepts related to social change.

Learning Outcomes
1) Explains concepts such as social progress, determinism, factor
2) From social change theories, theories such as evolutionary and social change theories, rise and fall theories, conflict theories, balance theories
3) Discuss social, psychological and cultural barriers to change.
4) Understand the relationship between mass media and social change.
5) Understand the narrative of westernization in Turkey.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains theorical debates of three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology) in relation to today´s problems
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2
Knows the problems differed from past to present and examines these issues in terms of present-day
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3
Defines required concepts of the three main areas (philosophy, sociology, psychology)
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Understands the problems encountered in the study area, solves and redirects
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Interpretes integrating theoretical knowledge with related disciplines, analyses and creates new information
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Makes research sources of the main problems in field of Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology
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The problems encountered in educatıonal environment and everyday life ıs evaluated from the perspective of sociology and psychology
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8
Puts solutıon recommendations forward systematically and consistently in writing and orally for encountered problems and knowledge in the field
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9
Takes responsibility individually and / or in a team, be leadership, and works effectively
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Deals with problems related to man,society and values independently
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Access and use related printed information and other sources of information in the field
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12
Be open to continuous self-development and research
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Shows sensivity to issues of social, philosophical, and literary
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14
Follows software and hardware with printed and other information concerning with philosophy, social sciences ,educational sciences and education technologies, reaches, uses and improves effective ways of education-teaching.
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15
Follows the developments and information in the field and and communicates with colleagues
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Gets ability of critical, different and creative thinking and multi-dimensional perspective
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Uses information related with his/her field in business and everyday life with the awareness of social responsibility
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Social Change Readiness
2 The nature of social change; Social change indicators, Social change unlike cultural change, The inevitability of social change. Prepare the relevant section from the book
3 Theories of Social Change, Evolutionist Theories, Conflicting Theories Prepare the relevant section from the book
4 Social Change Theories, Structural Functionalist Theories, Social-Psychological Theories. Prepare the relevant section from the book
5 Social Change Patterns, Evolution, Expansion, Culture and Revolution, From simple societies to complex societies Prepare the relevant section from the book
6 Social Change Models, Modernization and Industrialization, Urbanization, Bureaucratization Prepare the relevant section from the book
7 Social Change Areas, Family; Population, Stratification, Social Welfare. Prepare the relevant section from the book
8 Midterm exam Prepare the relevant section from the book
9 Social Change Areas, Power Relations, Education, Economy Prepare the relevant section from the book
10 Sources of Social Change, Technological, Ideological, Economic, Political Prepare the relevant section from the book
11 Social Change Processes and Reactions, Factors and Conditions; Challenges and Challenges Prepare the relevant section from the book
12 New Discourses, Globalization, New World Order and Risk Society etc. Prepare the relevant section from the book
13 Evaluation of change, Social Indicators Prepare the relevant section from the book
14 Evaluation of change, Political Indicators Prepare the relevant section from the book
15 Over evaluation Prepare the relevant section from the book
16-17 Final exam Prepare the relevant section from the book

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources