Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
0801003662013ALTERNATIVE MEDIA AND RIGHTS REPORTINGCompulsory367
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, students are expected to know the possibilities of the alternative media and the requirements od the right reporting that respects to racial, cultural, and religious diversities which display themselves mostly in the alternative media.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Huriye Kuruoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1The student will learn the methods of fighting with discrimination and the requirements of the journalism that is respectful to human rights.
2The student will know the technological opportunites provided to alternative media.
3Able to understand the way of seeing discriminations in media.
4Able to understand how new medias change the styles of making opposition.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Participant Democratic media model
2the Notions (concepts) of radical media
3the Notions (concepts) of radical media
4the contrast/opposition of mainstream and alternative media
5the contrast/opposition of mainstream and alternative media
6the develoment of the community and the role of the media
7communal communication- communual radio
8midterm exam
9the organization of the alternative media and and its sustainability
10Human rights and Media
11the regulations against discrimination
12violation of children's rights in media
13hate crime and hate speech in media
14discrimination against women and women's representations in media
15are the new technologies chance/opportunity for the alternative media ?
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Recommended sources: Becer, E. (2005) letişim ve Grafik Tasarım, Dost Yayınları. Lawler, B. P. (2006) Masaüstü Yayıncılık ve Basım Klavuzu, Alfa Yayınları. Ambrose, G. ve Harris, P. (2005) Layout, Ava Publishing. Ambrose, G. ve Harris, P. (2003) Fundamentals of Creative Design
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Practice5315
Project Preparation11616
Project Presentation111
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination11313
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)210
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