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SOCIAL GENDER AND COMMUNICATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS432 SOCIAL GENDER AND COMMUNICATION 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 explain how the perception of social gender, which is a socio-cultural production, together with its definition and grasping, is spread through communication channels.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include defining the concepts of gender and social gender and examining the historical change, feminist theories and gender in communication language.

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

Define the concept of social gender.
Locate the social perception created by patriarchal discourse through media mediums.
Examine the relationship between the roles by telling the roles of gender in social dimension.
Explain what are the effects of communication tolls in creating and spreading social gender.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Sex and gender Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Gender and public opinion perception Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Sovereign discourse and gender Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Milestones in the historical period Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Feminist theories Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Feminism and communication language Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Visual codes in communication Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Marxist feminism Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Radical feminism Lecture & Question and Answer
11 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Liberal feminism Lecture & Question and Answer
12 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Male-dominant discourse in communication Lecture & Question and Answer
13 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Gender in television and advertisements Advertisement Analysis on the subject
14 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Gender in cinema Film Analysis on the subject
15 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Gender in News News Analysis on the subject
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Saygiligil, F. (2016). Toplumsal Cinsiyet Tartismalari. Ankara: Dipnot Publications.
Cornell, R. W. (2016). Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Iktidar. Istanbul: Ayrinti Publications.
Koysuren, C. A. (2013). Kulturel ve Dini Algida Toplumsal Cinsiyet. Istanbul: Sentez 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
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 4 52
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 13 2 26
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 3 3
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0