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ECONOMIC INDICATORS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
EKF360 ECONOMIC INDICATORS 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
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 enable the student to evaluate the economic performance of a country with basic indicators.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as Basic Economic Indicators, National Income, Economic Growth and Employment, Development Indicators, Balance of Payments and Current Deficit, Internal and External Debt / Public and Private Sector Debt.

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

Explain the economic problems faced by the economy. (2)
Describe basic economic indicators. (2)
Compare international economic indicators. (4)
List the objectives of economic indicators. (1)
Distinguish the functions of national income, economic growth and growth. (4)
Evaluate Economic Indicators according to their functional characteristics. (5)
Evaluate the economic performance of a country by using macro, micro and international economic indicators. (5)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Basic economic indicators Lecture & Question Answer
2 Reading National income, economic growth and employment Lecture & Question Answer
3 Reading Development indicators Lecture & Question Answer & Research
4 Reading Crisis and crisis indicators Lecture & Question Answer & Research
5 Reading Inflation and conjuncture fluctuate Lecture & Question Answer & Research
6 Reading Internal and external debt / Public and private sector debts Lecture & Question Answer & Research
7 Reading Prices, interest rates and hot money Lecture & Question Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Budget and primary balance Lecture & Question Answer
10 Reading Interpretations on money and capital market indicators Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
11 Reading Currency and exchange rates Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
12 Reading Balance of payments and current account deficit Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
13 Reading Balance of foreign trade Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
14 Reading Stabilization policy Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question Answer & Research & Problem Solving
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Çepni, E. (2010). Ekonomik ve Finansal Gostergeler Rehberi
Gostergeler ne anlatir Turkiye icin Iktisadi Gostergeler Rehberi, Fatih Akyildiz, Istanbul Bilgi University
Akyuz, M. (2000). Gostergelerle Ekonomik durumun Izlenmesi. Marmara Universitesi Uluslararası Ekonomik Ilıskiler Arastirma ve Uygulama merkezi
Akyildiz, F.(1989). Gostergeler ne anlatir Turkiye icin Iktisadi Gostergeler Rehberi. Istanbul Bilgi University
Journal: Verilerin Dili: Ekonomiyi nasil okumaliyiz. Turkiye Bankalar birligi Baskanligi. TUIK Turkiye Istatistik Kurumu http://www.tuik.gov.tr

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.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

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
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

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
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

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.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 2 26
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 4 10 40
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 9 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0