Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803004662012INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONCompulsory485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is; to ensure students understand the international communication with theoretical, social, political and cultural dimensions; to ensure analysis. the new international context and to evaluate the impact of communications Technologies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ferlal Örs
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to understand to international communication and the functioning of the theoretical foundations.
2Be able to analysis for development of communications technology throughout the international economic, social, political and cultural effects.
3To know and compare the main theories of mass communication and mass media.
4Be able to understand to ethical responsibilities and ethical issues of global media.
5Be able to follow on innovations and developments in information communication technologies.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
International communication and globalization. Transformation of capitalism; knowledge society, post ındustrial and post modern society, fordism-postfordism. New media, new communication circumtances. Theories of international communication.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1International communication and globalization.
2Transformation of capitalism; knowledge society, post ındustrial and post modern society, fordism-postfordism.
3New media, new communication circumtances.
4Theories of international communication.
5International organizations and documents in the field of communication.
6Globalization of media and global news flow.
7Multinational media coorpations and ve monopoly.
8Midterms
9International news agencies.
10International media policies.
11International communication and international relations.
12International communication and Turkey.
13Student Presentations
14Student Presentations
15General Assessment
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Notes. Atilla Girgin, Uluslararası İletişim: Haber Ajansları, Der Yayınları, İstanbul, 2002. Nimet Önür, İletişim ve Toplum, Alp Yayınları, Ankara, 2002. Güliz Uluç, Küreselleşen Medya: İktidar ve Mücadele Alanı, Anahtar Kitaplar, İstanbul, 2003.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures15345
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination10550
Reading10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)157
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO15     
LO2    4 
LO35     
LO4     4
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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