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INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HIT202 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 4 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the concepts for the basis of interpersonal communication for use in interpersonal communication programs and to enable the student to use the necessary elements for effective interpersonal communication.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as in defining interpersonal communication, defining the concepts related to interpersonal communication process, explaining the types of conflict encountered in the interpersonal communication process, sampling the skills to eliminate obstacles.

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

Define at least 5 of the basic concepts related to interpersonal communication process
Tell at least 3 types of conflict in interpersonal communication
Summarize at least 3 of the elements necessary for an effective interpersonal communication
Explain empathy approaches, inability in developing empathy and empathy issues as social skills through a case study
Use the body language required for interpersonal communication in a correct and effective way when communicating within a group

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Defining The Concepts And Processes Related To Communication Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Overview To Types Of Communication Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Differences Between Interpersonal And Other Communication Types And Effective Use Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Interpersonal communication models 1 Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Interpersonal communication models 2 Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Basic Behaviour Models In Interpersonal Communication And Approaches Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types and Reasons Oo Conflict in Interpersonal Communication Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook SoSolutions for Conflicts in Interpersonal Communication Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Interpersonal Communication And Personality; Problems, Solutions Lecture & Question and Answer
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Communication Ways In Social Life Lecture & Question and Answer
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Points To Consider In Communication In Business Life Lecture & Question and Answer
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Empathy Lecture & Question and Answer
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Perception, Challenging Yourself, Expressing Yourself Lecture & Question and Answer
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Communication in Family Lecture & Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

DeVito, A. J. (2015), The Interpersonal Communication Book, 14th Edition, Pearson
Guruz, D. ve Eginli, A. T. (2015). Kisilerarasi iletisim. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Publications
Beebe, S. A., Beebe, S. J., Redmond, M. V. (2000). Interpersonal communication. Scarborough, Ont.: Prentice-Hall
Knapp, M. L., Vangelisti, A. L., Caughlin, J. P. (2005). Interpersonal communication and human relationships. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Gudykunst, W. B., Ting-Toomey, S., Chua, E. (1988). Culture and interpersonal communication. Sage Publications, Inc.

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
5
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
0
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.
5

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.
5

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
5
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
4
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.
5

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 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 3 42
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 4 56
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 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 5 5
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 46 0 153
Total Workload of the Course Unit 153
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0