Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801004562012TV DOCUMENTARIESElective484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Understanding the effects of television and digital technology on documentary films and on the emergence of new hybrid forms
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Huriye Kuruoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Acquires a basis of knowledge about the history and schools of documentary films
2Belgesel film ve televizyon belgeselleri konusunda kuramsal düşünme ve yorumlama becerisi kazandırmak
3Belgesel film konusunda düşünme ve araştırma yapabilme becerisi kazandırmak.
4Belgesel filmin ulusal ve uluslararası düzeydeki sorunlarını takip ederek yorumlama becerisi kazandırmak
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A brief history and basic characteristic of documentary
2Schools and tendencies in documentary films
3Producers and sponsors of documentary before television
4Positive and negative effects of television on documentary
5Evolution of form and content of documentary after television
6New hybrid forms of documentary
7Documentary in the new age
8Midterm exam
9Positive and negative effects of digital technology and the Internet on documentary
10The concept of documentary in Turkish Radio and Television
11The concept of documentary in national TV channels
12Thematic documentary TV channels -I-
13Thematic documentary TV channels -II-
14Independent documentary film production
15Discussion and general evaluation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Pa Required Reading: Paul Rotha; Belgesel Sinema, Çev. İbrahim Şener, Sistem Yayınları, İstanbul,1995 Recommended Reading: 1.Huriye Kuruoğlu; “Türkiye’de Belgesel Sinema: 1970-1992 Yılları Arası”, Yayınlanmamış Doktora Tezi 2.Selda Akçalı; Medya ve Tüketim Toplumu içinde Huriye Kuruoğlu, “ ‘Kuzeyli Nanook’tan ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ e Belgesel Filmin Toplumsal ve İdeolojik Dönüşümü”, Nobel Yay., 2006, İstanbul 3.Melek Atabey; “Belgesel Film Yapımında Yeni Yönelimler ve Melez Formlar”, Yeni Düşünceler Dergisi, Sayı:1, 2
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation12020
Self Study12112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading12224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2   5            
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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