Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General Information about the Course

Course Code: PSI207
Course Title: Introduction to Philosophy
Course Semester: 3. Semester / Fall
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Necessary
Level of course:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Assoc. Prof. Volkan Yücel

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: “What is philosophy?” answer the question.
Course Objective: “What is philosophy?” Based on the question, the ideas of different thinkers in the history of philosophy, the basic
To comprehend the debates and the importance of the main areas of philosophy (being, knowledge and ethics).
Mode of Delivery:

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) 1. Understands the common functionality of both disciplines in the field of science and practice by analyzing the relationship between social policy and social work.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) 1. Develop knowledge and skills to evaluate the social and economic structure and conditions of the society and to formulate appropriate social policies.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) 1. They will have knowledge, opinions and thoughts about social policy and social welfare systems in Turkey and other countries and will have the foresight to create alternative policies and develop service delivery systems.

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) Concepts, Emergence of the Interventionist State
2) Thought Systems Playing a Role in the Development of Welfare Thought
3) Concepts Playing a Role in the Development of Welfare Thought
4) Welfare State and its Basic Social Duties
5) Classification of Welfare State and Various Theoretical Approaches – 1
6) Classification of Welfare State and Various Theoretical Approaches – 2
7) Historical Development of Welfare State, Emergence of Globalization and Changing Conditions – I
8) Historical Development of Welfare State, Emergence of Globalization and Changing Conditions – 2
9) Historical Development of Welfare State, Emergence of Globalization and Changing Conditions – 3
10) The Post-Globalization Welfare State Crisis – 1
11) The Post-Globalization Welfare State Crisis – 2
12) The Post-Globalization Welfare State's Crisis and Search for Solutions
13) The Concept of “Wealth Mix” in Providing Social Welfare and Social Welfare Institutions
14) “Non-profit Organizations” (KGK) and Its Increasing Role in Social Welfare
References: ** Nasıl Filozof Olunur?
Gary COX
** Bilim ve Teknoloji Tarihi.
** Ek Okuma: Felsefe 101. Paul KLEINMAN

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

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Program Outcomes
1) Absorbs concepts related to all sub-fields of psychology (Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Learning Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sports Psychology, etc.).
2) Explains the theories of psychology and human behavior based on theoretical foundations.
3) Explains the substructures of human and animal cognitive processes in the nervous system.
4) Conducts independent research within the framework of scientific principles.
5) Examines the emergence of psychology as a discipline, its development, and the process of decomposition into sub-fields in a historical perspective.
6) Applies the basic principles of psychological assessment.
7) Comprehends the cognitive, emotional and behavioral characteristics of people in working life.
8) Conducts scientific research for problems related to the subjects he/she is interested in.
9) Applies group dynamics and techniques that form the basis of the human-to-human communication process.
10) Learns contemporary information-processing and professional devices.
11) Evaluates human behavior in society in both ordinary and extraordinary situations.
12) Transforms the basic ethics, principles, values and rules of psychology into behavior.

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 16 48
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 48
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.)
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.)
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams 16 32
Preparing for the General Exam 16 64
GENERAL EXAM (Final) 1 1
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 194
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 6