Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803001772012INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISMElective114
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide the candidates pursuing a career in journalism, with insight into information on (technical, cultural, social responsibilities) as well as detailed information on awareness of the role and ensuring affection for the profession. To train the candidate with the spirit of becoming a journalist and in order to ensure this, helping the candidate to find the various levels of information and practical experience required by the profession.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yard. Doç.Dr. Sıdıka Yılmaz
Learning Outcomes
1Job information and obtaining the spirit. .
2Insight into specific levels of information on the journalism profession
3Fundamental skills on becoming a reporter.
4In order to perform well, information on levels of communication between people.
5Exploiting the information, ability and experience of experts within the profession.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Fundamental specifics of the journalism profession 1.application
2Fundamental specifics of the journalism profession 2.application
3Preparation for the profession: Importance of communication between people.application
4Preparation for the profession: Practical communication between peopleapplication
5Evaluation of the news 1 (Keeping up to date) application
6Evaluation of the news 2 (Keeping up to date)application
7Creating a portfolio of news sources and remaining in constant communication.application
8Mid Examapplication
9Guest – Journalistapplication
10Guest – Journalistapplication
11Practical news meeting: Responsible areas relating to news creation.application
12Feedback and questions.application
13Journalism profession and dress code.application
14Journalism profession and relationships with colleagues. application
15General evaluation.application
16Final exam.application
Recommended or Required Reading
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 Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation111
Project Preparation144
Project Presentation133
Self Study10330
Reading10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO15 3  5
LO254   5
LO35 3   
LO43    5
LO53     
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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