COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
İntercultural Communication * ILT   302 6 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Seyfi ÖZGÜZEL
Instructors
Doç.Dr.SEYFİ ÖZGÜZEL1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Gaining conscioness about the importance of culture, communication and intercultural communication, Acquiring awareness about cultural differences by increasing theoretical knowledge.To enable students to discuss how to analyze the situation of intercultural communication and to acquire the knowledge in this regard and to gain skills to acquire communicative competence.
Content
The concepts of culture, communication and intercultural communication. The problems which interested by intercultural communication. Intercultural communication approaches. Cultural differences and the importance of cultural differences in communication. Attidutes and behaviours which obstructes to intercultural communication. Development of intercultural communication competence.

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.
X
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 The concept of culture and communication Presentation
2 The relationship between the concept of culture and communication Reading and Discussion
3 The concept of intercultural communication Reading and Discussion
4 The development of intercultural communication thought Reading and Discussion
5 Intercultural communication theories 1 (Mainstream Approaches) Reading and Discussion
6 Intercultural communication theories 2 (Critical Approaches) Reading and Discussion
7 Cultural Differences and the effects of cultural differences to communication Reading and Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Reading, research and discussion
9 New approaches on cultural differences owerall files
10 Attidutes to the barrier to intercultural communication 1: Prejudices and stereotypes Reading, research and discussion
11 Attidutes to the barrier to intercultural communication 1: Etnocentrsim, racism and fanatizm. Reading, research and discussion
12 Human rights thought and intercultural communication Reading, research and discussion
13 Intercultural competence 1 Reading, research and discussion
14 Intercultural competence 2 Reading, research and discussion
15 Overall evaluation owerall files
16-17 Final exam owerall files

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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