COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to Communication * ILT   103 1 3 3 5

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. Gülnur KAPLAN ESEN
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiGÜLNUR KAPLAN ESEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Introduction to Communication course aims to give an understanding of the importance of communication within a frame of basic information, key concepts and theoretical discussions. Graduate students of this course who plan to have professional jobs in communications will be able to take a step into an academic area where the knowledge comes within aspiration for intellectual creativity.
Content
Content of the course is as follows: process of communication, forms of communication, selective reception and perception, attitudes, mass media, historical transformation from writing to internet, the attraction of audio-visual communication, movies, radio and television; popular culture and Cultural Studies, research methods in Communication Studies; News, Adverts, media industry, national and global communication systems, media and ethics and ethics of profession.

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
X
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.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to social communication articles in the course file
2 Communication process, codes, mesages and meanings articles in the course file
3 Communication forms (verbal, non-verbal, individual, interpersonal, group, mass) articles in the course file
4 Mass communication theories articles in the course file
5 Selective perception and reception articles in the course file
6 Mass media and society articles in the course file
7 Historical background and change; from writing to internet articles in the course file
8 Midterm exam readings
9 Attraction of audio-visual communication: Movies-Radio-TV articles in the course file
10 Popular culture and Cultural Studies articles in the course file
11 Research medthods in Communication Studies articles in the course file
12 News, Adverts and Big Media Industry articles in the course file
13 National and Global communication/media systems currents issues
14 Media and ethics: communication ethics and profession articles in the course file
15 General evaluation all articles in the course file
16-17 Final general evaluation

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources