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FILM AND IDENTITY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ELL325 FILM AND IDENTITY 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
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

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to explore the ways through which the issue of identity is constructed in a motion picture. Students will be introduced some basic concepts and issues in the study of the film and representation of identity along with an introduction to selected cinematic movements; thus it is aimed to develop an understanding of film analysis and diversity of ethnicity.
Contents of the Course Unit: This course is designed to look at how cultural identities are being expressed and negotiated through films, so it covers the most influential film movement of the time period, representation of ideology, power and identity in film art along with the writings and manifestos by Latin American artists/ filmmakers that specifically deal with questions related to cinema and its connection to culture and politics in any society and how racism, colonialism and imperialism find articulation.

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

identify the grammar of film language.
explain the major movements in world cinema.
criticise and develop arguments about films on identity.
evaluate film as an aesthetic art form by outlining its social, political and cultural background.
interpret the representation of ideology, power and identity in film art.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to the Course Goals, Assignments, Schedule, Criteria, Policies Lecture
2 Reading the Material Assigned “ The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” directed by Robert Wiene, 1920, 1h 20m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
3 Reading the Material Assigned “Bicycle Thieves” directed by Vittorio de Sica, 1948, 1h 33m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
4 Reading the Material Assigned “Masculin Feminin” directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 1966, 1h 43m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
5 Reading the Material Assigned “The Third Man” directed by Carol Reed, 1949, 1h 33m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
6 Reading the Material Assigned “Strangers on a Train” directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1951, 1h 41m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
7 Reading the Material Assigned “Daisies” directed by Vera Chytilova, 1966, 1h 14m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the Material Assigned “Black Girl” directed by Ousmane Sembene, 1966, 1h 5m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
10 Reading the Material Assigned “Barravento” directed by Glauber Rocha, 1962, 1h 18m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
11 Reading the Material Assigned “Xala “ directed by Ousmane Sembene, 1975, 2h 3m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
12 Reading the Material Assigned “Cache” directed by Michael Haneke, 2005, 1h 57m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
13 Reading the Material Assigned “Soy Cuba” directed by Michail Kalatozov, 1964, 1h 48m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
14 Reading the Material Assigned “Cabaret” directed by Bob Fosse, 1972, 2h 4m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
15 Reading the Material Assigned “Alien” directed by Ridley Scott, 1979, 1h 56m Lecture & Discussion & Inquiry-based Learning
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Broadwell,D.Thompson,K.(2012). Film art: an introduction.New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Sigfried, K.(1947). From Caligari to Hitler: a psychological history of the German film. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Stubbs,C J.(1975, April). Bicycle thieves. The Journal Of Aesthetic Education, 9(2), 50-61.
Benjamin, W. (1969) Illumination. New York: Schocken Books.
Mulvey, L. (1975, October). Visual pleasure and narrative cinema. Screen, volume 16(3),6-18.
Espinosa, G. (1969, December). For an imperfect cinema. Jump Cut: A Review Of Contemporary Media(20) 24-26.
Sontag, S. (1975). Fascinating fascism: 6 February 1975, http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1975/feb/06/fascinating-fascism/

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 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 2 10 20
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 10 10
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 15 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0