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RADIO TELEVISION JOURNALISM PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS214 RADIO TELEVISION JOURNALISM 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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. ÖZGÜR EVREN ARIK

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills of news gathering by teaching them news qualities and to prepare news for broadcasting.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include topics such as news writing and news gathering techniques, ethical values, news preparation techniques for news.

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

Identify responsibilities and rights owned in news broadcasting.
Apply information obtained on the news writing process within scope of broadcasting activities.
Differentiate which of the current events encountered carry the news value by defining the news.
Compose a news text.
Prepare research report for broadcasting.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction Lecture
2 Internet and Literature Review News rooms and changing media. Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Internet and Literature Review The inverted pyramid, the importance of good writing and interviewing. Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Internet and Literature Review Quotes and attribution, sources and searches. Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Internet and Literature Review Basic events, obituaries, news broadcast, speeches, news conferences and meeting. Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Internet and Literature Review Accidents, fires and disasters, crime and the courts and follows. Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Internet and Literature Review Covering a beat, Business and consumer news, covering sports beat. Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet and Literature Review Alternatives to the inverted pyramid. Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Internet and Literature Review social science reporting Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Internet and Literature Review investigating reporting Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Internet and Literature Review Writing news for radio and television. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Internet and Literature Review Rights and responsibilities. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Internet and Literature Review Ethics. Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Internet and Literature Review working exercises Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Yuksel, E. (2010). Medya ve Habercilik. Konya: Cizgi Kitabevi Publications
Inceoglu, Y. (2013). Kuresel Habercilik ve Soylem. Istanbul: Derin Publications
Kucukyilmaz, M., Copur H. (2013). Turk Basininda Habercilik. Ankara: Seta Publications

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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
5
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
3
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
4
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
3
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
5
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
5
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
4
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
5
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.
2

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 13 7 91
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
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 8 8
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 8 8
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 151
Total Workload of the Course Unit 151
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0