Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
130300103105TURKISH MYTHOLOGYElective233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To make students realize Turkish culture and oldest literary genre that is verbal. To make realize historical background of cultural structure in mythological texts.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Emin Nuri SALMANOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
2The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
3They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
4They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
5They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
6They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
7By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
8By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
9To able to realize differences between Turkish mythology and others.
10To able to realize differences between Turkish mythology and others.
11To able to realize historical background of Turkish mythology and cultural structure.
12To able to realize historical background of Turkish mythology and cultural structure.
13They will achieve the skills to convey their collections concerned with subject both verbally and in writing, to work independently and to take responsibility , to make evaluation over the information they have learned and to manage and direct.
14They will achieve the skills to convey their collections concerned with subject both verbally and in writing, to work independently and to take responsibility , to make evaluation over the information they have learned and to manage and direct.
15With social responsibility they will be able to increase attention to history in society in the condition of study of group and individual and they will contribute social enlightenment by presenting much people with actions such as conference and lecture.
16With social responsibility they will be able to increase attention to history in society in the condition of study of group and individual and they will contribute social enlightenment by presenting much people with actions such as conference and lecture.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Turkish mythology grasp of the content and features, the number of which has an important place in Turkish mythology, and color elements such as animals know
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Myth,Mythology, rituel, introduction to basic concepts about mythology.Reading, criticizing
2Mythology, Animatism, fetichismReading, criticizing
3Relaqtionship between myth and faith.Reading, criticizing
4Shamanism and Turkish mythologyReading, criticizing
5Basic features of Turkish MythologyReading, criticizing
6Features of Turkish mythology that sets apart from other mythologiesReading, criticizing
7Mythological texts: SagaReading, criticizing
8Midterm Exam
9Creation myths: Altai Creation SagasReading, criticizing
10Propagation Myths: Uighur Saga and Oghuz SagaReading, criticizing
11Turkish Mythology and totemismReading, criticizing
12Turkish Mythology and animals: Wolf, horse, eagle etc.Reading, criticizing
13Turkish mythology and colours: yellow, red, black.Reading, criticizing
14Turkish mythology and numbersReading, criticizing
Recommended or Required Reading
Fuzuli Bayat, Mitolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2007. 2- Yaşar Çoruhlu, Türk Mitolojisinin Ana Hatları, İstanbul: Kabalcı Yayınevi, 2002. Muharrem Ergin, Oğuza Kağan Destanı, İstanbul 1988.Emel Esin, Türk Kozmolojisine Giriş, İstanbul: Kabalcı Yayınevi, 2001. Abdulkadir İnan, Makaleler ve İncelemeler, Ankara 1968.Abdulkadir İnan, Tarihte ve Bugün Şamanizm, Ankara 2006. Bahaeddin Ögel, Türk Mitolojisi, 1-2, Ankara 1998.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Field Work8216
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)76
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