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INTRODUCTION TO LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HUK102 INTRODUCTION TO LAW 1 3 3 4

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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. BÜLENT KARASU

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to introduce the basic concepts and institutions of law to the students and to enable them to learn about the contents of the concepts they confront in various parts of education. On the other hand, it is also aimed to prepare a meaningful basis for the courses in the following semesters.
Contents of the Course Unit: The contents of this course include; the characteristics of legal rules and the sources of knowledge for law, the differentiation of legal rules, contemporary legal systems, sanctions and types of sanctions, public law, private law, mixed law branches and subdivisions, responsibility and accountability, the legal infrastructure, such as the judicial organization and the function, legal organization and function.

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

Define the subject, method, and written and non-written sources of the law and auxiliary resources.
Underline the concepts of legal events, legal acts, legal transaction and their differences.
List the distinctions between legislative, executive and judicial powers and private and public law.
Categorize the branches of public and private law such as constitution, penal, administration, civil, debts, enforcement-bankruptcy law.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the related chapter Introduction of Law, Its Importance Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Reading the related chapter Sources of Knowledge for Law, Legal Systems and Concept of Justice Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Reading the related chapter Types of Law, Sub Headings, Distinction between Public Law and Private Law Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Reading the related chapter Separation of Powers, Legislative Action and the Process of Preparation of Laws Narration, question-response discussion method
5 Reading the related chapter Judicial Organization Narration, question-response discussion method
6 Reading the related chapter Types of Law Rules, Implementation of Legal Rules in Terms of Time and Space Narration, question-response discussion method
7 Reading the related chapter Interpretation and Reasoning in Law Narration, question-response discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related chapter Interpretation and Reasoning in Law Narration, question-response discussion method
10 Reading the related chapter Problem of Conflict Between the Rules of Law Narration, question-response discussion method
11 Reading the related chapter Legal case Decision of Judge and Discretion Narration, question-response discussion method
12 Reading the related chapter Sanctions of Rules of Law Narration, question-response discussion method
13 Reading the related chapter Concept of Right Narration, question-response discussion method
14 Reading the related chapter Legal Cases, Transactions and Contracts Narration, question-response discussion method
15 Reading the related chapter Judicial Instrument and Its Function Narration, question-response discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Gözler, K.(2017), Hukuka Giriş, Ekin Yayınevi, 14. Baskı.
Teziç, E. (2014). Anayasa Hukuku, Ankara: Beta, 16. Baskı.
Günday, M. (2012) İdare Hukuku, İmaj Yayıncılık, 10. Baskı.

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
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

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.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

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.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

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.

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.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

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.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
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.

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.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

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.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 2 28
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 20 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 32 0 102
Total Workload of the Course Unit 102
Workload (h) / 25.5 4
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 4,0