COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Modernization and Popular Culture * AS   206 4 3 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Özlem AYDOĞMUŞ ÖRDEM
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiÖZLEM AYDOĞMUŞ ÖRDEM1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Aim of this course is to realize how popular culture is mediated in our everyday lives within the differences that make up the cultural partnership and comprehensive content targeted. The emergence of popular cultures, the dominant cultural form of industrial society, production-consumption processes, economic and ideological interactions. Analyzes of the determinations and opposing views that popular cultures are intertwined with today's manifestations, culture industry and media processes, and have an ideological content.
Content
In this course, modernization theory and the basic features of the theory will be discussed. Transition from traditional society to the stages of this process. the transition to modern society, as well as criticism of the theory of modernization will be discussed. Popular culture in our daily lives will be analyzed within aspects of ideology and the consumer society.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explains the basic concepts of the field, communication patterns, communication and cultural functions within the framework of communication as the basis of Communication Studies.
X
2
Recognizes the national and global communication systems, the basic concepts, theories and principles.
X
3
Holds information related to the fields as a basis; Instrumental Social Communications (Radio, TV, Film, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism) within a terminological frame (=teleological) (Public Sphere, Public Opinion, Cultural Production Areas, Ci
X
4
Has the knowledge and skills to use and/or explain how communication works in every aspect in different cultures, from individual to group, mass, institutional communication within the major tools of communication.
X
5
Distinguishes non-scientific knowledge from the scientific method, and follows technological innovations in the field with the updated work.
X
6
From an interdisciplinary perspective, acknowledged the concept of communication to synthesize information that Communication Studies has background from different areas like, Sociology, History, Psychology, Linguistics, Political Sciences, Anthropology a
X
7
Produces thoughts and knowledge to understand and solve communication problems encountered in size of individual to global communications.
X
8
As a requirement of competence to communicate effectively, has the ability to express himself/herself up, facing the people with correct understanding in environments in which he/she is capable of empathy sets.
X
9
Organizes and/or actively participates in the social, artistic and cultural activities, reports events.
X
10
Follows the local, national and international events with critical comments.
X
11
Is able to work in the group as well as having the competence of the individual work
X
12
Develops a sense of responsibility towards the society, as individuals, develops projects for the benefit of the community, leadership and entrepreneurial skills of intellectual exhibitions.
X
13
Improves constantly himself/herself, as well as being open to professional developments in scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities, identifying needs of learning
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14
Has rational thinking skills, creative thinking in written, oral, visual and so on, as well as using the methods and strategies, for the purpose of communicating thoughts.
X
15
Has at least one foreign language in the European Language Portfolio (B) with the level of using the information in track and communicate with colleagues abroad.
16
While accessing all kinds of information, using and transmitting of all other thoughts on the process and in all other practices of the profession strives to comply with ethical requirements and endeavors.
X
17
Has basic skills and use these skills for mediating to the general population methods in the specific praxis areas, such as media literacy,
X
18
Is competent to use required level of knowledge of the area and use of computer software as well as all means of communication (body language, verbal and nonverbal communication, newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cinema, internet and other informa
X
19
Identifies learning needs and future career plan and perform accordingly.
X
20
Has the knowledge of the legal framework related to the field.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Modernization Theory A. Giddens
2 from traditional society to modern society M. Berman
3 Critics of Modernization Theory Ü. Oskay, M. Berman
4 Culture and modernization Ü. Oskay, M. Berman
5 Culture in daily lives (homework1) M. Özbek, M. Stokes current issue
6 Ideology and popular culture Ü. Oskay, Kasaba and Bozdoğan l
7 mass society-consuming society Ü. Oskay, N. Türkoğlu
8 fashion, media and adverts (homework2) Ü. Oskay, E. Mutlu, N. Türkoğlu, current issue
9 midterm exam all files
10 Diffusion of innovations E. Rogers
11 critical theory (Frankfurt School) B. Kejanlıoğlu
12 critical theory (Frankfurt School) B. Kejanlıoğlu
13 modernism-postmodernism Giddens
14 Cultural Studies M. Özbek
15 overall evaluation (homework3) all files, current issues
16-17 final exam all files

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