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HISTORY OF CINEMA PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS217 HISTORY OF CINEMA 3 3 3 6

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 : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. SİNEM TUNA

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the student with detailed information about the periodical development of the art of cinema from the beginning to the present, and to bring the student to a level to participate in the discussions about the history of cinema in various platforms.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include information on the periods, types and movements of history of cinema in the light of the historical process and technical developments

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

Tell historical development of cinema in artistic and technical terms.
Interpret a watched film in the scope of world cinema literature.
Differentiate a film from other cinema types by identifying the cinema language, type of a film, and movement it belongs to.
Analyze and identify the period of a watched film in the framework of the social events of the period.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General information about the history of cinema and chronology Lecture
2 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Early years and silent motion pictures period Lecture
3 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Developments in cinema technology: Sound and color Lecture
4 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Genre concept in cinema Lecture
5 Internet and Literature Review Western and horror types Lecture
6 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Comedy and musical types Lecture
7 Internet and Literature Review Film review Film Screening
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Movements in cinema Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Expressiveness Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Neorealism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject New Wave Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject Russian Formalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject General Overview of the Cinema in the present day Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Internet and Literature Review, Reading a chapter in the coursebook on the relevant subject General Evaluation Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Simith, G. N. (2003). Dunya Sinema Tarihi. Istanbul: Kabalci Publications
Coskun, Esen E. (2017). Dunya Sinemasinda Akimlar. Istanbul: Phoenix 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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
1
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
5
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.
3

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
1
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
5
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
5
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
5
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
3
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.
3

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 13 5 65
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 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0