Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200003302009THE HUMAN AND THE CULTUREElective361
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Explaning the economic, social and ideological origins of culture in which we live and how popular culture can be stated in different areas.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lecturers of Communication Department
Learning Outcomes
1To understand relationship between culture and ideology
2To understand popular culture
3How can be protected from popular culture effects
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* To show which components is caused arising of popular culture * To show popular culture areas by examples * To explain popular culture’s theoretical background
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, General information about the course, reading suggestions.
2Arising of modernism, creating of modern people, economic and ideologic relationships.
3About capitalism and human who created by capitalism. C.Chaplin – Modern Times
4Arising populer culture (In west and Turkey)
5Documentary movie (About woman’s imagination in Yeşilçam cinema)
6In which relationships Yeşilçam cinema was produced as the most important practice area of popular culture in Turkey and relationship between these products and popular culture.
7Relationship between popular culture and Hollywood
8Mid-term exam
9Commodification of literature as part of popular culture and literature relationship
10Popular culture and television relationship
11Consumption culture and advertising
12Popular culture and new communication technologies (Internet)
13Popular culture and printed media relationship.
14Popular culture and football relationship.
15General theoretical evaluation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Hilmi Maktav, Melodram Kadınları, Toplum ve Bilim Dergisi, Sayı:96 Ünsal Oskay, Yıkanmak İstemeyen Çocuklar Olalım, YKY Yayınları Walter Benjamin, Pasajlar, YKY Yayınları Ahmet Oktay, Türkiye’de Popüler Kültür, YKY Yayınları Nurdan Gürbilek, Vitrinde Yaşamak, Metis Yayınevi
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
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 Lectures14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Reading5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)36
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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