Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803001552009HISTORY OF COMMUNICATIONElective114
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce student to the various types of communication technologies throughout history while also keeping an eye on the economic, cultural and social developments that shaped them. The material will be delivered under such basic chapters as oral culture, chirographic culture, typographic culture and electronic culture. The objective in this is to help students to delevop a basic understanding on the history of communication.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asist.Prof.Dr. Soner YAĞLI
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to grasp of comprehension skills of Disciplinary and interdisciplinary
2Be able to realize of comprehension power about Development of mass media:
3Be able to understand the importance of highlighting skills about relation of media and culture
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Communication and History: How do they relate?, Area of communicatin of histroy, chapter heading of communicatin of histroy, Oral culture and maas media, chirographic culture, typographic culture, First communication of history, First communication of europa and the East, Modern communication, Communication in Ottoman Empire, Modern commuciation in Turkey, media culture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Aim and Description Of course acquaintance
2Communication and History: How do they relate?Evaluation, narration and discussion
3Area of communication of histroyEvaluation, narration and discussion
4chapter heading of communication of histroyEvaluation, narration and discussion
5Oral culture and maas mediaEvaluation, narration and discussion
6chirographic cultureEvaluation, narration and discussion
7Mid-term examinationmid-term evaluation
8typographic cultureEvaluation, narration and discussion
9First communication of historyEvaluation, narration and discussion
10First communication of europa and the EastEvaluation, narration and discussion
11Modern communicationEvaluation, narration and discussion
12Communication in Ottoman EmpireEvaluation, narration and discussion
13Modern commuciation in TurkeyEvaluation, narration and discussion
14media cultureEvaluation, narration and discussion
15Evalution of semesterEvaluation, narration and discussion
16Final examFinal evaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
İletişim Tarihi – Massimo Baldini, Avcıol Basım Yayın, İstanbul, 2000. İletişim ve Tarih – Korkmaz Alemdar, İmge Kit., Ankara, 1983. İmparatorluk ve İletişim Araçları – Harold A.Innis, Çev.: Nurcan Törenli, Ütopya Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2007. Başlangıcından Günümüze Medya Tarihi - Jean-Noel JEANNENEY, YKY, İstanbul, 1998. Medyanın Toplumsal Tarihi – Peter Burke, Çev.: İbrahim Şener, İzdüşüm Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004. Basın Tarihi, Osmanlı’dan 21.Yüzyıla – Orhan KOLOĞLU, Pozitif Yayınları, İstanbul, 2006. Tarih Sümer’de Başlar – S.Noah KRAMER, Kabalcı Yay., İstanbul, 1992. Dedikodu&Söylenti – Jean-Noel KAPFERER, İletişim Yay., İstanbul, 1990. 1929 – Ahmet SİPAHİOĞLU, Metis Yay., İstanbul, 1997. Bir Maniniz Yoksa Annemler Size gelecek – Ayfer TUNÇ, YKY, İstanbul, 2001. Medya Dünyası - Jean-Marie CHRAON , İletişim Yay., İstanbul, 1992. Siyasi Tarih / İlkçağlardan 1918’e - Oral SANDER, İmge Kit., Ankara, 1993. Siyasi Tarih 1918-1994 - Oral SANDER, İmge Kit., Ankara, 1994. Osmanlı Kültürü ve Gündelik Yaşam – Suraiya FAROQHI, Tarih Vakfı Yay., İstanbul, 1998.
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
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study8216
Individual Study for Mid term Examination177
Individual Study for Final Examination11313
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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