COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Geopolitics POLS   305 5 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Özden Selcen ÖZMELEK
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiÖZDEN SELCEN ÖZMELEK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Disclosure of the concept of geopolitics, the static and dynamic elements of the classical and contemporary theories and theorists approach the world to teach students to analyze the situation of political evolution that last.
Content
Classic geopolitical approaches the classical period is about to begin, the process of the cold war, the Soviet hours to transfer the details of the emerging geo-political approaches, Turkey and the regional geopolitical reviews include studies to assess the reading and presentation.

Learning Outcomes
1) Reads and learns fundamental informations, thinks via theoretical approaches.
2) Gains the ability to determine and solve problems.
3) Knows about international geopolitical issues.
4) Gains the ability to analytical thinking and questioning economically and politically.
5) Gains ability to write and to research.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
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2
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
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8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
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Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
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10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
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11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
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Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
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Develops critical thinking skills.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Explanation of the curriculum, the presentation of the course content. Attend to course Lecture
2 Geopolitics : Concept, details, elements Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Discussion
Case Study
3 Geopolitics and State Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Discussion
Role Playing
4 Classic Period of Geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources and Homework Lecture
Discussion
Drilland Practice
Simulation
Case Study
5 Classic Period of Geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Case Study
6 Nazism: the implementation of geopolitical thought Read and understand the relevant sources and Homework Lecture
Discussion
Role Playing
Brain Storming
7 Post soviet period geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Simulation
Case Study
8 Mid-Term Exam Read and understand the relevant sources and Homework Testing
Performance Task
Performans Uygulaması
9 New concepts and renewing a new methodical approaches Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
Role Playing
Brain Storming
10 Contemporary Theories in Geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources and Homework Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Simulation
Case Study
11 Energy resources and geopolitical approaches Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Simulation
12 Neo-liberal approachments on Geopolitics. Read and understand the relevant sources and Homework Lecture
Discussion
Role Playing
Brain Storming
13 Constructive approaches in geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Discussion
Role Playing
Brain Storming
Case Study
14 Decision mechanisms on geopolitics Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Drilland Practice
Role Playing
15 Turkey and geopolitical location. Read and understand the relevant sources Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Drilland Practice
Brain Storming
16-17 Term Exams Studying for exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources