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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS445 INTERNATIONAL 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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. HÜSEYİN DİKME

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce basic and current concepts related to international communication which has an important place in the 21st century.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include topics such as globalization, international media and cultural relations, and the main trends of international communication companies.

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

Show at least 3 examples on basic concepts of international communication by recognizing these concepts.
Interpret the current system by associating international communication with new media, one of the most important mediums of 21st Century.
Examine privatization and liberalization policies in media companies axis.
Analyze international communication companies through cultural imperialism.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction Lecture
2 Internet and Literature Review What is international communication? Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Internet and Literature Review International communication theories Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Internet and Literature Review International communication and globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Internet and Literature Review 21st century parameters Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Internet and Literature Review International communication and new media Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Internet and Literature Review International communication and new media Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet and Literature Review Privatization and liberalization principles Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Internet and Literature Review Globalization and localization in international communication companies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Internet and Literature Review Principal tendencies in international communication companies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Internet and Literature Review Media and cultural imperialism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Internet and Literature Review Information and rights in International communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Internet and Literature Review International news agencies Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Internet and Literature Review General Evaluation Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Inceoglu Y. (2004). Uluslararasi Medya. Istanbul: Der 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.
3
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
4
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.
4

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.
4
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.
2

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.
4
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.
5

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.
5

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.
4
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
4
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.
5

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.
4
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.
3

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.
2
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.
0

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