COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Journalism Practices ILT   322 6 3 3 4

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. Çiğdem Yasemin ÜNLÜ
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFİLİZ YILDIZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of the course is to teach the types of journalism and to make the student ready for the sector. Students who want to train themselves in a special area such as science, economics, sports are grown as individuals who are equipped with the necessary achievements in the areas. Thus, students become candidates for journalists who have a high level of knowledge in a competitive area.
Content
The course focuses on the basic and sub-areas of journalism. In addition to this, the types of journalism such as citizen journalism and the journalism of ideas are explained by considering the development of journalism. Sports, economy, magazines are taught and students gain professional knowledge.

Learning Outcomes
1) Gets knowledge of basic and sub-areas of journalism.
2) By learning the historical development of journalism, can analyze the current events more accurately.
3) By learning the types of journalism, it is possible to find the most appropriate one among these genres.
4) Learns the journalism of ideas and explores an important way of reaching the public through the press.
5) Can find areas such as economics, sports, culture and art that can specialize at the press. Thus, the area to be selected improves itself.
6) Learns journalism of the agency and has an idea of how the news agencies work, which is actually the area where all the media feeds.
7) By studying the concept of investigative journalism, understand the importance of making private news and explores the way of being one step ahead of other colleagues.
8) Learn to prepare agenda and policy news. Thus when start to work, grow up as a well-equipped individual following the country's agenda.
9) Learn the concept of columnist and acquires the knowledge and skills necessary for self-cultivation in this area.
10) Learn about science journalism and explores ways of delivering scientific advances to the public.
11) Develops him/herself in the area of environmental journalism by gaining sensitivity to the environment she/he lives in.
12) Becomes a journalist candidate with a high level of vocational know-how, who has equipments that meet the requirements of the global world, knows the profession with all its areas.
13) By learning citizen journalism, analyze how the press has a role in democratic life.
14) By demonstrating critical approaches to the basics, explores the deficiencies of profession in the sector and develops approaches to how those deficiencies can be achieved.
15) Grow up as an individual collective-sensitive and ready to work in the sector in a form with professional knowledge.


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
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 General information on the course Reading/Writing Lecture
Drilland Practice
2 Historical development of journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Reporter and news concept Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
4 Sub-specialization of journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
5 Column writting and journalism of ideas Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Drilland Practice
Case Study
6 Agenda- Policy Reporting and Investigative journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
Case Study
7 Business and Economics journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
8 MID-TERM Lecture
Drilland Practice
Testing
9 Citizen journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
10 Agency journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Drilland Practice
11 Sport journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
12 Yellow Press Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
13 Environmental journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
14 Science journalism Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Case Study
15 Press and society Reading/Writing Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Brain Storming
16-17 FINAL EXAM Testing

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