Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To assure that the ones who are to work in the media have the habit of following the current events in the world and in our country. In a knowledge based society, forming the behavior sets and the background to assure that the ones holding an important status can transfer the correct and the objective information
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr Öğretim Üyesi Sinem ÇAMBAY
Learning Outcomes
1To write ethically news about the economic and recent events
2able to discuss the events interdisciplinary perspective
3able to use information technology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
In a point of view that is current and related to all the parts of the society in a direct of indirect way, the definition of current economical and social events, the role of education in the process of the culture developing in economical systems, the effects of Turkish in meeting economical demands, the effects of popular culture on Turkish political culture and social structure and its results. Relationship between production and consumption, the effect of productivity, motivation and stress to occupational psychology. Administration of investment in employment, the analysis of ecological systems, the circumstances for preventing from the air, water and soil pollution, the importance of institutionalization and its importance in terms of behavior sets, the distinction between public and private areas and the international dimensions of demographical structure and the problems of migration, urbanization
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
11- The structure of the economical institutions and enterprises, their basic features, their basic differences from other institutions, enterprises and political administrationsLecture
22- Global extent of employment and economical pressure , the new face of the global capitalLecture
33- Social Alienaton, Phenomenon of Violence, The relation between consumption and productionLecture
44- Instruction in foreign language and its problems.The importance of education and the problems of national education. The lack of scientific activities and the effect of personal arguments to scienceLecture
55- Resources of Energy and their politics. The analysis of ecological systems.Lecture
66- Politics of Water and Agriculture, Mining Madencilik and its global extentLecture
77- The importance of Turkish and the titles of its problems. Cultural erosion and its relation to the republicLecture
8Mid-Term ExamLecture
9 9- Political Attandance and the study of Non-governmental organizationsLecture
10 10- Perceptual differences in the law system, the principal of superiority of law, regional administrations and being urbanite Lecture
1111-Political Involvement and the process socialization. The phenomenon of civil administration. The ethics of journalism and the importance of experimental journalisim.Lecture
12 12- New dimensions of Music culture and the paradox of nationalizmTerm Project Presentation
13 13- The phenomenon of migration and its nationwide and international effects Term Project Presentation
14 14- The depressive effects of social integration, Etnicity and forming congregations Term Project Presentation
15 15- The role of non-governmental organizations and research companies in the regimes of request reduction and its relation to democracy Term Project Presentation
16Final Exam Results and General Assessment
Recommended or Required Reading
İsmail DOĞAN, Değişen Türkiye’de Bilim ve Kültür, İmaj Yayınları,1997 Ankara Melek GÖREGENLİ, Çevre Psikolojisinde Temel Konular, E.ü. Yayınları,:130, 2005, İzmir Tülay SÜER, Türkiye Ekonomisi,Sancak Matbaacılık, 1998, İzmir Ankara Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Dergisi İzlenceleri, Ankara Nurcan TÖRENLİ, Enformasyon Toplumu ve Küreselleşme Sürecinde Türkiye, 2004, Ankara Ayrıca Serbest Tartışmalı Tüm Yazarlara Ait Yayınlanmış Akademik Bilimsel Makale ve Kitaplar
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 Examination177
Final Examination177
Attending Lectures14342
Field Work8324
Project Preparation8216
Project Presentation12224
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO24 5 4 
LO355 454
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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