Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708003072016SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATIONCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the charecteristics of communication,different communication levels,interpersonal ,group,organizations and mass communication.Moreover,it will be able to develop awareness about communication skills in modern society.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Dilek Yeşiltuna
Learning Outcomes
11)-to inform about the development of communication sociology,study areas,the importance and its place in social sciences
2 2)to evaluate the diversity of interactions, communication forms and the charecteristics of communications occuring in the different levels of social interaction
33)to analyze the relationship between corporate culture,identity and communication.
44)to be aware of the importance of the features of mass communication in modern society
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Different communication levels,the basic elements of communication,types and characterictics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Presentation of course contents
2Communication concept,development of mass communication and characteristics
3Different communication levels on social relations
4İnterpersonal communication and its characteristics
5Group communication and characteristics
6Group communication Models
7 Organizational communication and characteristics
8Midterm
9Corparate culture ,identity and communication
10Mass media and general characteristics
11 The development of mass media and its social and economic conditions
12Normative theories of mass communication (Authoritarian theory,liberal media theory)
13Normative theories of mass communication(Social responsibility theory,socialist media theory)
14Normative theories of mass communication (Development theory,Democratic partipatory media theory)
15General discussion about course topics
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
J.Fiske,İletişim çalışmalarına giriş,Bilimsanat yay. İ.Erdoğan,İletişimi Anlamak,Erk yay. E.Mutlu,Kitle İletişim Kuramları,Ütopya yay. F.Barbier,C.B.Lavenir,Medya Tarihi,Okyanus yay. M.Oktay Davranış Bilimlerine Giriş,Der yay. Z.B.Akıncı,Kurum kültürü ve örgütsel iletişim…e.t.c.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation188
Project Presentation122
Self Study12448
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination6318
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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