Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803001862018ANIMAL RIGHTS AND MEDIAElective124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To ensure that pupils become aware of animal rights and interrogate the language of discrimination that feeds the cult of hatred and violence
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Dr.
Learning Outcomes
1-Ensure that pupils adopt a language of journalism that refuses discrimination and violence related to animals
2Raising students' awareness of the content and images of news about animals by removing the magical and sensational outlook for the concept of rights
3Gaining awareness about the rights of foreigners
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
NONE
Course Contents
Carrying out activities to end the news language that feeds the culture of hatred and violence on animal rights by transferring the perception patterns of animals from culture to culture
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A historical view of the cultural varieties of perception forms of animals in societytheotrical
2A historical view of the cultural varieties of perception forms of animals in societyTheotrical
3Laws protecting animal rights in the worldThetrocial
4The laws protecting our animal rights in Turkey and the proposed new lawThetrocial
5Comparing the animal rights in Turkey to the current situation and world countriesthetrocal
6Presentation in the classroom with a lawyer specializing in animal rightsThetrocial
7Presentation in the classroom with a lawyer specializing in animal rightsThetrocial
8EXAM
9Representation of news related to animals in the mediaThetrocial
10Investigation of news about violence and abuse against animalsPractice
11Discussion by media organizations on what should be done to avoid discriminating and violent news reporting languageThetrocial
12Presentation with an expert psychologistPractice
13Presentation with an expert lawyerpractice
14Presentation with an expert journalistPractice
15General review and evaluationPractice
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Gary L. Francione, Hayvan Haklarına Giriş -Carol J. Adams, Etin Cinsel Politikası -Will Kymlicka, Sue Donaldson, Zoopolis -Ursula K. Le Guin, Dünyaya Orman Denir -Can Batukan, Anima-lizm -Elise Reclus, Vegan ve Anarşi -Tom Regan, Kafesler Boşalsın -Bill Mollison, Permakültüre Giriş -Peter Singer, Hayvan Özgürleşmesi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
NONE
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures21020
Discussion21530
Criticising Paper21530
Self Study21020
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2  4 44     4  
LO3        4     
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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