Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Everyday Life Studies * AS   404 8 3 3 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
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiSEVDA ÜNAL1. Öğretim Grup:A
The examination of daily life practices in political, economic, social and cultural contexts, from past to today in Turkey also evaulate the popular culture products, private and public spaces, relationships and communication tools.
The basic concepts and critical discussions related to communication and everyday life, the role of power, culture and the tradition in the construction of everyday life, how the media reconstructs everyday life in the cultural production environment and by considering issues related to everyday life in Turkey everyday life in communication researches will be evaluated through sample works.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Explains the basic concepts of the field, communication patterns, communication and cultural functions within the framework of communication as the basis of Communication Studies.
Recognizes the national and global communication systems, the basic concepts, theories and principles.
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
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.
Distinguishes non-scientific knowledge from the scientific method, and follows technological innovations in the field with the updated work.
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
Produces thoughts and knowledge to understand and solve communication problems encountered in size of individual to global communications.
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.
Organizes and/or actively participates in the social, artistic and cultural activities, reports events.
Follows the local, national and international events with critical comments.
Is able to work in the group as well as having the competence of the individual work
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Has basic skills and use these skills for mediating to the general population methods in the specific praxis areas, such as media literacy,
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
Identifies learning needs and future career plan and perform accordingly.
Has the knowledge of the legal framework related to the field.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Weekly course schedule and resources presentation. Reading course materials
2 Discussion on the concept of everyday life, everyday life in Lefebvre's narrative. Reading course materials
3 Everyday Life, New Approaches Reading course materials
4 Everyday life, work and consumption. Reading course materials
5 Everyday Life and Place Reading course materials
6 Everyday life and entertainment Reading course materials
7 Culinary and nutrition in everyday life. Reading course materials
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Everyday Life and Material Culture Reading course materials
10 Everyday Life and Media Reading course materials
11 Everyday life and violence. Reading course materials
12 Everyday life and information Reading course materials
13 Presentation of semester work Reading course materials
14 Presentation of semester work Reading course materials
15 General evaluation Reading course materials
16-17 Term Exams

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