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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 7 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 Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. YAVUZ ÇİLLİLER
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: To the students taking this course; It is aimed to provide analysis, synthesis, evaluation skills and competence on the impact of international communication on the internationalization of human communication and relations, trade, tourism, cultural industry and education.
Contents of the Course Unit: In this course, International communication, globalization, development of international communication, the formation of international communication infrastructure, the role of international communication in the formation of the global market, the role of international communication in the formation of an international public sphere, international movements, tourism, International communication in the formation of the culture industry, Local and international education and internationalization issues are given

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

The student who takes this course; Explains the relationship between international communication and globalization.
Analyzes how international communication has developed in the historical process
Evaluates the function of communication technologies in the formation of the global market.
Explains the relationship between tourism, social movements and communication and communication technologies.
Analyzes and evaluates the function of new media in creating the international public sphere.
International communication predicts the revolution it has created and what it can create in the future.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books The historical context of international communication Lecture
2 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books The historical context of international communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Approaches to theorizing international communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Approaches to theorizing international communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Creating a global communication infrastructure Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books The global media marketplace Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Cultural Industry: From Books to Computers Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Communication and cultural globalization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books International Ingteractions: Travel and Tourizm Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Human Flow Across National Boundaries; Intercultural Communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books International communication in the Internet age Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Social Media and International Communication Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books The Unfinished Revolution: The Case of Our Age Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading the relevant parts of the referenced books Local and international education Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Inceoglu Y. (2004). Uluslararasi Medya. Istanbul: Der Publications
Thussu, Daya Kishan(2000). International Communication: Continuity and Change,London: Arnold.
Bülbül, A. Rıdvan ( 2002). Uluslararası İletişim, 3. Baskı, Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayın
Ortak Yapıt ( 1997). International Communication and Globalization, Ed. Ali Muhammadi, California: Sage Publications.
Mowlana, Hamid (1997). Global Information and World Communication, New Frontiers in International Relations, London: Sage Publications.
Vural, Sacide (2018). Uluslararası İletişim Ve Küreselleşme, Dönüşen Dünyada İletişim, electronic essay.
Castels,Manuel (2010). The Rise of The Network Society, Second Edition, Willey-Blacwell, Electronic Book.

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 theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.

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