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Code TS 500
Term 201702
Title MA Pro-seminar
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Subject Turkish Studies(TS)
SU Credit 0
ECTS Credit 10.00
Instructor(s) Tulay Artan -tulay@sabanciuniv.edu,
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Doctoral
Master
Type of Course Click here to view.
Prerequisites
(only for SU students)
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Content

A multi-purpose course that can be used flexibly for a better preparation in research methods and analysis including deepening mastery of the relevant research languages through special readings, whenever necessary. The course also aims to expose students to ethical standards and rules in research and publishing.

Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1) Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches, concepts, and theoretical legacies and formulate a primary research question as well as possibly a number of secondary research questions in the particular field.
2) Identify interconnections of knowledge within and across different disciplines and gather relevant qualitative and quantitative evidence or data.
3) Demonstrate an understanding of the multiple methodologies used in analysis.
4) Cultivate a critical approach, be able to conduct original research and develop sound analysis of the particular study.
5) Develop and present advanced oral and written evaluations of one's research and arguments.

Programme Outcomes
 
1 Develop the ability to use critical, analytical, and reflective thinking and reasoning
2 Reflect on social and ethical responsibilities in his/her professional life.
3 Gain experience and confidence in the dissemination of project/research outputs
4 Work responsibly and creatively as an individual or as a member or leader of a team and in multidisciplinary environments.
5 Communicate effectively by oral, written, graphical and technological means and have competency in English.
6 Independently reach and acquire information, and develop appreciation of the need for continuously learning and updating.
1 Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis.
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level.
3 Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses.
1 Have knowledge of a comprehensive and integrated picture of contemporary Turkey, including all its promise and problems.
2 Have knowledge of an up-to-date grasp of the overall shape and basic outlines of the country?s history; the complexity of the multiple and often contradictory strands of its culture; the fundamental structures and emerging dynamics of its economy; and the basic setting, enduring legacies as well as shifting realignments of its politics.
3 Have a sensitive appreciation of the possible paths and choices it faces early in the 21st century.
4 Able to Respond to the international demand for knowledge about the history, culture, languages, politics and economy of Turkey.
5 Able to Independently formulate critical research questions, and pursue them into a deepening knowledge of the subject.