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ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND FOLKLORE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE321 ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND FOLKLORE 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. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to help students understand the process of change and transformation depending on electronic equipment and media. The course also aims to enable students to examine the works of folklore in electronic culture and to perceive the electronic media with a new perspective.
Contents of the Course Unit: The concept of culture, development of the electronic culture media from gramophone, radio, tape, television to Internet, execution of folklore works in electronic culture media.

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

Explain the change-transformation process related with electronic equpment and media.
Evaluate the electronic media, resources and the ways to benefit from those.
Analyze the process of transforming public science products reproducible in a way to address a wide audience.
Analyze the electronic culture media in terms of social and public scientific aspects.
Relate the connections between culture, cultural products and technology.
Analyze the electronic culture media through samples.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Concept of culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
2 Literature review Sub headings of culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
3 Literature review What is intangible culture and tangible culture? Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
4 Literature review Concept of oral culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
5 Literature review Primary oral culture age and its characteristics Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
6 Literature review Oral memory and technology Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
7 Literature review Radio, Television and Internet Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Change in oral and electronic culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
10 Literature review Secondary oral culture age Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
11 Literature review Electronic culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
12 Literature review Development of electronic culture in Turkey Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
13 Literature review Oral-written literature traditions and electronic culture Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
14 Literature review Examination of samples from electronic culture age works. Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
15 Literature review Examination of samples from electronic culture age works. Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

McLuhan, M. (2007) Gutanberg Galaksisi, İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları.
Çağan, K. (2003) Popüler Kültür ve Sanat, Ankara: Altınküre Yayınları
ONG, W. J. (2010) Sözlü ve Yazılı Kültür, Sözün Teknolojileşmesi, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları.
Özdemir, N. (2008) Medya, Kültür ve Edebiyat, Ankara: Geleneksel Yayınları.

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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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