Second Cycle - Institute of Middle East Studies - Geography of the Middle East
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ORCG714 Current Problems in Middle East Compulsory 1 2 5
Objectives of the Course
This course seeks to analyze the current issues of the Middle East.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. HAMZA AKENGİN
Learning Outcomes
1 Students recommend solutions to the Middle East problem
2 Students explain the ethnic problem in the Middle East
3 Students explain why the Middle East problem
4 Students comment on water disputes in the Middle East
5 Students comment on Border issues in the Middle East
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Ethnic, water and population problems, religion, language, administration, gender of the Middle East.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Introduction
2 Current issues of the Middle East
3 Current issues of the Middle East
4 Current issues of the Middle East
5 Current issues of the Middle East
6 Topic decision of the students about the current issues of the Middle East
7 Student presentation about the current issues of the Middle East
8 Midterm exam
9 Student presentation
10 Student presentation
11 Student presentation
12 Student presentation
13 Student presentation
14 Student presentation
15 Student presentation
16 Student presentation
17 Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Various resources relevant to the Middle East.
Akengin, Hamza, Siayasi Coğrafya İnsan ve mekan Yönetimi, Ankara, 2012
ÖZEY RAMAZAN ORTADOĞU COĞRAFYASI AKTİF YAYINEVİ İSTANBUL.2010
ÖZEY, RAMAZAN TÜRKİYENİN KOMŞU ÜLKLERİ COĞRAFYA AKTİF YAYINEVİ İSTANBUL 2011
ÖZEY RAMAZAN, ÜLKLER COĞRAFYASI AKTİF YAYINEVİ İSTANBUL. 2010
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
The courses have been designed in form of face to face presentations and it’s required for the students to write a term project.
Assessment
AssessmentQuantityWeight
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Total100
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam150
Homework Exam150
Total100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Total100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 15 2 30
Pre Class Self Study 15 1 15
Post Class Self Study 15 1 15
Midterm Preparation 1 15 15
Final Preparation 1 20 20
Research Presentation 1 30 30
Total 48 69 125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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