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PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
YDL203 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I 3 2 2 2

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
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. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. FADIL SULIMAN SALIH ELMENFI

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of this course is to introduce students to academic reading, writing, and communication skills for further study in the several fields. This course allows students to develop the skills necessary to interact with the public in a professional manner.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course covers the study of business-oriented topics, disciplinary texts, the use of relevant English legal terminology of the several fields of study.

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

Explain terminology, basic concepts and techniques related to the field of study.
Paraphrase the texts associated with their field of study.
Demonstrate their knowledge of the field of study in a written exam or assignment.
Criticize and predict solutions for the issues in the field of study.
Demonstrate communication and writing skills in the field of study.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Terminology of Tourism Programmed Learning
2 Reading Terminology of Business Programmed Learning
3 Reading Terminology of Management Programmed Learning/ Videoconferencing
4 Reading Terminology of Economics Programmed Learning
5 Reading Terminology of Trade Programmed Learning
6 Reading Terminology of Logistics Programmed Learning/ Videoconferencing
7 Reading Terminology of Finance Programmed Learning
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Terminology of Research Programmed Learning
10 Reading Terminology of Politics Programmed Learning
11 Reading Terminology of Urbanization Programmed Learning
12 Reading Terminology of Public Administration Programmed Learning / Videoconferencing
13 Reading Terminology of International Relations Programmed Learning
14 Reading Terminology of Law Programmed Learning
15 Reading Terminology of Law Programmed Learning/ Videoconferencing
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Brown, G. W., & Kauffman, K. D. (2014). Legal terminology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Budin, G., & Wright, S. E. (2001). Handbook of terminology management. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins.
Corden, W. M. (1992). International trade theory and policy: Selected essays of W. Max Corden. Aldershot: Edward Elgar.
Sharma, U., & Sharma, S. K. (2007). Principles and theory in political science. New Delhi: Atlantic.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

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 13 2 26
Preliminary & Further Study 12 1 12
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 6 6
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 4 4
Short Exam 1 4 4
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 0 54
Total Workload of the Course Unit 54
Workload (h) / 25.5 2,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 2,0