COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Oral and Written Communication Skills 1 * ILT   123 1 2 2 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Seyfi ÖZGÜZEL
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.ENGİN ÇELEBİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Öğr. Gör.ENGİN ÇELEBİ1. Öğretim Grup:B
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to enable students to express their messages through the oral and/or written medium , by considering i contextual/Pragmatic variables such as the purpose, audience, speaker/writer, and also genre-specific features of the given texts.In line with this, students are expected to internalize concepts vital to text formation, such as Unity, Coherence and Cohesion.
Content
Towards enabling students to gain insight in different communication styles of institutional conversation and everyday talk, various texts and real-life situations will be examined and oral and written texts will be produced. Additionally, a variety of writing techniques such as, classification, descripton, comparison and contrast, cause and effect relationship will be practiced through in and out of classroom applications.

Learning Outcomes
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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 Introduction to the course -Language and communication: verbal7nonveral/extra liguistic features -Comparing oral and written communication
2 Dictionary meaning/ Communicative meaning -Spacial,temporal,physical context -cognitive context and Information Processing Model Collect recorded natural speech samples
3 What are we doing with words, Speech Acts, basic category Recorded conversation samples
4 Note- taking while listening (a lecture/lesson) -Paragraph analysis note taking activity tobe reported in the next lesson
5 Narrowing down subject to topic -Pre writing techniques HW: Sample analyses
6 Setting up the paragraph -Main ideas -Supporting ideas HW: Writing Sample paragraph
7 unity, coherence , cohesion in texts HW: Sample paragraph writing
8 assessing the paragraph HW: Sample paragraph writing
9 MID TERM EXAM Reading the Textbooks
10 Writing Technique 1: Descriptive essays -Poiteness issues in talk HW: Reading Assignment Principles of Politeness(Brown and Levinson)
11 Writing Technique 2: Comparison and Contrast HW: Reading Text : Right Brain or Left Brain dominance.
12 Writing Technique 3: Creative writing HW: Reading Text: Body language of writing
13 Writing Technique 4 :Cause and Effect Rlationship: HW: Reading Text: social fobies
14 Portfolio Assessment HW: Completing the Port Folios
15 Assesing Portfolios(CONT.) -REVISION HW: Completing the Port Folios
16-17 Written Exam Reading the All Lecture Notes and Textbooks

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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