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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 Blended (Face to face & Distance Learning)
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)

Defines at least 3 of the elements of communication.
Describes at least 3 of the features of empathy in interpersonal communication.
Summarizes 3 reasons of anger in interpersonal communication.
Explain the importance of empathy in terms of communication through a case study.
When communicating in a group, she/he effectively uses the non-verbal communication elements necessary for interpersonal communication.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Course content information Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Communication history, communication concept, characteristics of communication Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Elements of communication Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Communication types and communication classifications Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Verbal and nonverbal communication Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook 3 stages of communication Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Perception in the process of interpersonal communication Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The concept of empathy Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Anger and stress concept Lecture & Question and Answer
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Social environment, physical environment, social identity Lecture & Question and Answer
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The importance of personality in terms of interpersonal communication / personality theories 1: Sigmund Freud and Alfred Adler Lecture & Question and Answer
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The importance of personality in terms of interpersonal communication / personality theories 2: Carl Gustav Jung Lecture & Question and Answer
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The importance of personality in terms of interpersonal communication / personality theories 3: Eric Berne and Karen Horney Lecture & Question and Answer
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Gender and Power in Interpersonal Communication 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