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GENERAL LINGUISTICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE325 GENERAL LINGUISTICS 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: The objective of the course is to help students understand the basic concepts and theories of linguistics, examination of basic concepts and theories of linguistics through texts, importance of linguistics in terms of other social sciences, important figures and works that have contributed to linguistics.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; basic concepts and theories of linguistics, examination of basic concepts and theories of linguistics through texts, importance of linguistics in terms of other social sciences, important figures and works that have contributed to linguistics.

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

List important researchers who have contributed to linguistics within the historical development.
Express the basic concepts of linguistics with his/her own words.
Apply the basic concepts of linguistics on texts.
Evaluate the usage areas of linguistics in other social sciences.
Discuss the basic concepts of linguistics and the benefits of text analysis.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - The Nature of Linguistics Narration, question-response,discussion method
2 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Role Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
3 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Progressive-X Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
4 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Progressive-X Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
5 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Management Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
6 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Situation Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
7 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Linking Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Basic Concepts and Theories of Linguistics: Supervision Theory Narration, question-response,discussion method
10 Literature review Examination of Fundamental Concepts and Theories of Linguistics Through Texts Narration, question-response,discussion method
11 Literature review Examination of Fundamental Concepts and Theories of Linguistics Through Texts Narration, question-response,discussion method
12 Literature review Examination of Fundamental Concepts and Theories of Linguistics Through Texts Narration, question-response,discussion method
13 Literature review Importance of Linguistics Regarding Other Social Sciences (Especially in Turkish Language and Literature) Narration, question-response,discussion method
14 Literature review Importance of Linguistics Regarding Other Social Sciences (Especially in Turkish Language and Literature) Narration, question-response,discussion method
15 Literature review Important Figures for Linguistics and their Works Narration, question-response,discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Uzun, N. E. (2000), Anaçizgileriyle Evrensel Dilbilgisi ve Türkçe, İstanbul: Multilüngual Yay.
Aksan, D. (2004), Dilbilim ve Türkçe Yazıları, İstanbul: Multilingual Yay.
Aksan, D. (2000), Her Yönüyle Dil, Ankara: TDK.
Vardar, B. (2002), Dilbilim Yazıları, İstanbul: Multilingual Yay.

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 5 65
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 10 10
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 31 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0