COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Sports, Politics and Society POLS   416 8 3 3 6

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. Yüksel Alper ECEVİT
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Goals
To discuss the place of sports in a universal plane by examining the relation of sports with politics and social events
Content
It will include books and documents that are relevant to politics and social events, as well as readings and presentations to assess international events in the Olympic history.

Learning Outcomes
1) To read and learn basic information and thinks with theoretical approaches.
2) Ability to identify and solve problems.
3) Recognizes the relationship between sports and politics.
4) Analytical thinking, Economic and political inquiry skills.
5) To gain Writing and research skills.
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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.
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3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
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Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
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Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
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6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
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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 Sports and Modernity Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
2 Globalization, Nationalizm and Politics of Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Race , Cultural Identity and the Sports World Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
4 the Rise of Womens Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
5 The Importance of Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
6 The Megabusiness of Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
7 The History of Olympics Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying for Exam Testing
9 The Deviance in Olympics: Cheating, Doping and Corruption Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
10 Violence of Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
11 Gender and Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
12 Social Class and Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
13 Sports and Economy Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
14 Political Value of Sports Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
15 Sports in the Future Reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Studying for Exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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