SİBU427


Course Title Course Code Program Level
COLD WAR SİBU427 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
07
(Fall)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To inform students about the most important event in recent history, the Cold War Period. For this purpose, the pre-Cold War epoch, emergence of the Cold War, the formation of the Eastern and Western Blocks, important competition points, the relations of the superpowers with other countries, their phases and the ending era of Cold War will be examined.
Course Content
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. Having knowledge about the Cold War; 2. Understanding the Bipolar World Order; 3. Understanding the concepts of superpower, dominant power, client / dependent country; 4. Examining the change in the world order
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction: What is Cold War?
2. Week World in Post-World War II Era
3. Week First Berlin Crisis and Emergence of the Cold War
4. Week Sides of the Cold War: Bipolar World Order
5. Week Chinese Revolution, Soviet Atomic Bomb and Korean War
6. Week Pro-Soviet Rule and Insurgency in Eastern Europe
7. Week MIDTERM
8. Week Superpower Competition for Newly Independent Countries, Modernization Theory
9. Week Cuban Missile Crisis
10. Week Détente Period and East-West Convergence, Turkish - Soviet Cooperation, Vietnam War
11. Week The 1970s Oil Crisis and Relations between Blocs after Normalization of Relations with China
12. Week The Occupation of Afghanistan, the Iranian Revolution and the New Cold War
13. Week Gorbachev, Reagan and the End of the Cold War
14. Week General Review
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - John Lewis Gaddis, Soğuk Savaş: Pazarlıklar, Casuslar, Yalanlar, Gerçek, İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2018. - Also, essays related with the course will be shared with the students.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO 1

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

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5

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

LO 3

5

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO 4

 

 

5

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High