COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Oral and Written Communication Skills 2 * ILT   126 2 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 Prof. Dr. Seyfi ÖZGÜZEL
Instructors
Prof. Dr.SEYFİ ÖZGÜZEL1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof. Dr.SEYFİ ÖZGÜZEL1. Öğretim Grup:B
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to gain students the skills to communicate effectively through the oral and written channels, and as neccesitated by ınstitutional and everyday communicative needs, by considering the essential features of the context such as the author, audience, purpose. Additionally, higher level cognitive strategies and writing techniques such as, argumentation, analysis, summarizing and creative writing are expected to be developed.
Content
Following the sequence of reading-discussion-writing order in class, group discussions will be held on the reading texts and results will be reported orally and in writing. Techniques such as argumentation, analysis, evaluation, and summarizing and creative writing will be employed .Writings will be accumulated and evaluated . via the port folio system Also included in the course are the examination of authentic examples of formal, institutional and casual texts and practicing diferent ways of producing documents such as Statement of Purpose, CV, Application. letters, Letters of complaint etc.

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 the course -note-taking while listening to a lecture
2 Creative Writing Revizited Writing Technique 5: Writing summaries HW: Accumulating ideas for a project -Summarizing an article
3 Writing Technique 6: Persuasive essay writing HW:Reading texts
4 Writing Technique 7:Argumentative essay writing (Model A) -Relationship betwwen the writer and the audience HW: Essay writing
5 Argumentative essay writing (contiued) Model B, Model C HW: Reading text -essay writing
6 False (Deceptive) logic in arguments HW.Selected Newpaper articles to be brought to class
7 Writing technigue 8: Narration Creative writing III HW: Reading texts
8 MİD TERM EXAMINATION Reading the All Lecture Notes and Textbooks
9 Writing Technique 9: Observing and reporting HW: video clips
10 Writing Technique 10: Offical letters Resume/Cv HW: CV writing
11 Letters of complaint/Apology/condolance/etc. HW:Real life situations (Problematic case)
12 Writing technique 11: Analyisis and :Evaluation HW:Reading texts Bilim (Renan, Descartes,Güngören, Gökalp,Selçuk,Savcı,Duru)
13 Analyisis and :Evaluation (cont.) finalizing the port folios
14 Port folio Assessment (cont.) finalizing port folios
15 Port folio Assessment (cont.) finalizing port folios
16-17 Final Exam Reading the All Lecture Notes and Textbooks

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources