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THESIS-I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBE501 THESIS-I 5 0 0 30

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : MASTER'S DEGREE, TYY: + 7.Level, EQF-LLL: 7.Level, QF-EHEA: Second Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. NAGİHAN ÇAKAR BİKİÇ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: It is aimed to develop and demonstrate the problems and difficulties in the field by applying the systematic theory and research methods acquired in undergraduate and graduate education, and to develop and demonstrate their abilities in defining and explaining them, and to gain knowledge and skills to independently pursue specialist tasks at the end of the master program.
Contents of the Course Unit: Thesis work stages; The examination phase, which can be characterized as defining the subject of interest and getting used to the subject, data collection and processing and justification of the thesis subject, defining the limitations, the problem (s) to be solved or the expected development (s), what the collected information indicates, the planning phase of what it is about, the presentation of the theoretical framework seen to be relevant to the thesis subject, the procedures for collecting data and linking the theory to the subject of the thesis, the methods and techniques to be used for the development and implementation of the thesis, the planning and development processes of the thesis development the evaluation phase, which includes thinking and concluding, the publishing phase in which the thesis is written, edited, presented and defended.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

The study comprehends interdisciplinary with other disciplines.
Creates, solves and / or measures scientific problems in theory and methods.
Associates the relevant literature with the thesis work.
Formulates the problems and implements the advanced tasks within the specified time.
Explains the results of the thesis using written, oral and visual techniques.
It systematically integrates the theoretical and factual knowledge required for expertise.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review, Individual research Analysing Phase Lecture, Question Answer
2 Literature review Analysing Phase Lecture, Question Answer
3 Literature review Analysing Phase Lecture, Question Answer
4 Literature review Analysing Phase Lecture, Question Answer
5 Literature review Analysing Phase Lecture, Question Answer
6 Literature review Presenting a report and/or give a departmental seminar, getting feedbacks and revising the analysing phase Lecture, Question Answer
7 Literature review Planning Phase Lecture, Question Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Planning Phase Lecture, Question Answer
10 Literature review Presenting a report and/or give a departmental seminar, getting feedbacks and revising the planning phase Lecture, Question Answer
11 Literature review Implementation Phase Lecture, Question Answer
12 Literature review Implementation Phase Lecture, Question Answer
13 Literature review Implementation Phase Lecture, Question Answer
14 Literature review Implementation Phase Lecture, Question Answer
15 Literature review Presenting a report and/or give a departmental seminar, getting feedbacks and revising the implementation phase for further development of the thesis Lecture, Question Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Martin F. and Clark J.G. (2003) Introduction to Audiology, Allyn&Bacon.
Katz J.,(2002) Handbook of Clinical Audiology, Lippincott Williams&Wilkins.
Roeser RJ, Valente M, Hosford-Dunn H.(2000) Audiology Diagnosis, Thieme.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To explain historically and comparatively the concepts and theories associated with the field of Visual Communication Design.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To relate concepts and cases in the field of Visual Communication Design with other related fields.
2
To make scientific and interdisciplinary research about the cases in the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To specialize in concepts, theories and cases of interest in the field of visual communication design and to make forecasts for the future.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To make literature review for analyzing cases in the field of Visual Communication Design and to use this information for personal studies.
2
To use the latest technology for making descriptive and exploratory research and to use this information for personal studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To analyze data and findings in the field of Visual Communication Design with respect to cause-effect relations and critical perspective.
2
To identify gaps in the theory and practice of Visual Communication Design and to offer solutions for each.
3
To develop ideas as to how to use the information related to the field of Visual Communication Design in professional life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct literature review, follow the recent developments and produce written and oral works in a foreign language.
2
To use field-specific information for creation of various projects, activities and social responsibility programmes in the field of Visual Communication Design

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To respect social, cultural, scientific and ethical norms and values in the processing and dissemination of data.
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 0 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 0 0 0
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 30 420
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 1 100 100
Field Study 1 245 245
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 0 0 0
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 17 0 766
Total Workload of the Course Unit 766
Workload (h) / 25.5 30
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 30,0