GEET 202 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Multiculturalism and Globalization
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEET 202
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives By the end of this course, the students are expected to be able to identify and understand the main aspects and developments regarding the politics of multiculturalism in the global society of the modern national states.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To be able to understand the basic concepts that the course builds on: political modernity; the modern state; national sovereignty; dominant and minority identity; multiculturalism; globalisation; etc
  • To be able to understand the relation between modern national sovereignties, cultural diversity and the phenomenon of globalisation in the world
  • To be able to understand the emergence of politics of multiculturalism in the world
  • To be able to explain the main examples of multicultural regimes in the world
  • To be able to explain the politics of human and minority rights within the context of multiculturalism
  • To be able to understand the complex and changing nature of culture in modernity
Course Content The course is designed as to enlarge the student’s general culture with notions fundamental for the peaceful cohabitation of various cultures in the modern global world. This is a matter of particular importance following two World Wars and many other subsequent conflicts around the world, in which identity has played a central role. The students are expected (1) to read the assignments, (2) get involved in the debates (seminars) on the course themes and produce presentations on those themes, (3) internalise analytically the information provided throughout the course and in the academic bibliography, and (4) produce coherent answers to relevant questions in the midterm and final exams (take-home exams).

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction Syllabus and course bibliography. Summary presentation of the course
2 Making sense of the world’s cultural diversity C.A. Torres. Democracy, Education, and Multiculturalism. 1998. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. Chapter 1.
3 The state and education Torres, Chapter 2
4 Globalization Torres, Chapter 3
5 Citizenship Torres, Chapter 4
6 Democracy and Multiculturalism Torres, Chapter 5&6
7 Midterm Exam I
8 Multicultural Citizenship Torres, Chapter 7
9 Multiculturalism in the 21st Century T. Madood. Multiculturalism. 2007. London. Polity Press. Chapter 1.
10 Liberalism Madood, Chapter 2.
11 Equality Madood, Chapter 3
12 Essentialism and Multiculturalism Madood, Chapter 5
13 Midterm Exam II
14 Secularism Madood, Chapter 4
15 Religion and Multiculturalism Madood, Chapter 4
16 Review

 

Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
60
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
3
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
10
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
2
16
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
130

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information.
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels.
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches.
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest