COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Television Criticism * AS   324 6 2 2.5 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. Sevda ÜNAL
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiSEVDA ÜNAL1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to understand the distinctive character and socio-cultural function of television as a means-production system and a medium of mass communication. The overall objective is to examine the television experience in an effective media literacy or critical monitoring practice.
Content
This course explains the contents of television, fiction and factual texts, and provides concepts and critique possibilities provided by the literature of species theories, ideological analysis and cultural studies.

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 Meet; the purpose of the course, the methodology and the evaluation system. Following the references.
2 What is criticism Following the references.
3 20th century; World War I. and II. Use of press, radio and cinema for advertising and propaganda purposes Following the references.
4 The second half of the 20th century, the spread of television, the effects of mass society theories in media studies. Following the references.
5 The second half of the 20th century, early television studies. Following the references.
6 To understand the representation system of television Following the references.
7 Visual communication and social meaning: Language, representation and meaning production. Following the references.
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Narrative structure and television. The character of television narrative, the flow of broadcasting on television. The serial narrative of television; series and serials, time and place of narration on television. Following the references.
10 Genre criticism types on TV fiction and nonfiction separation format on television characteristics of television as industry character of television program as commodity Following the references.
11 Television Audiences Following the references.
12 Feminist television criticism, feminist genre criticism. Women and soap operas, status comedies. Following the references.
13 Re- Understanding the Television Following the references.
14 Television and Everyday Life-1 Following the references.
15 Television and Everyday Life-2 Following the references.
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources