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POPULAR CULTURE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HRY320 POPULAR CULTURE 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. OSMAN ERGÜVEN VATANDAŞ
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course; to give an overview of the concept of popular culture in both institutional and practical context.
Contents of the Course Unit: The content of the course; popular culture and its historical process, cultural changes, popular culture and consumption, culture industry, media and culture relations.

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

Explain the meaning of popular culture.
Summarize the historical process of popular culture.
Debate the concepts of culture and consumption.
Determine the emergence of the concept of cultural industry

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Presentation of the course, information about the resources used in the course Question,Answer
2 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture Concept Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
3 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture and Historical Process Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
4 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Culture and Social Transformation Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
5 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Cultural Changes Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
6 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture and Consumption Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
7 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation The Concept of Culture Industry Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation The Concept of Culture Industry Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
10 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Media and Popular Culture Relationship Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
11 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Media and Popular Culture Relationship Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
12 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Leisure Time Activity Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
13 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture and Television Relationship Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
14 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture in Turkey Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
15 Related Part of the Textbook + Presentation Popular Culture in Turkey Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Aydogan, F. (2003). Medya ve Popüler Kültür, Istanbul: Mediacat Publications
Binark, M. and Kilicbay, B. (2005). Internet, Toplum ve Kültür. Ankara: Epos
Storey, J.(2013). Cultural Theory and Popular Culture, Routledge

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 aeronautical standards and rules. (Bloom 1)
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize teamwork during the collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to the field. (Bloom 6)
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Perform theoretical and practical knowledge related to his/her field in business life using analytical methods and modeling techniques. (Bloom 4)
0
2
Choose updated documents, modern techniques and tools required for maintenance applications. (Bloom 2)
0
3
Use maintenance manuals and other sources of information in business life to obtain information about the field
0
4
Determine the actualities of all technical and administrative documents related with the field. (Bloom 1)
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use computer software, information and communication technologies at the level required by the field
0
2
Interpret the sketches, scheme, graphics that describe the subject. (Bloom 2)
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop solutions for problems faced during application. (Bloom 6)
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Determine the learning requirements related with his/her field. (Bloom 3)
1
2
Use the lifelong learning principles in occupational development. (Bloom 3)
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the technical drawing knowledge effectively in business life. (Bloom 3)
0
2
By informing the relevant persons and institutions about the related field; state his / her thoughts and suggestions for solutions in the field.
0
3
Debate his/her ideas and solution suggestions with experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data. (Bloom 2)
0
4
Participate in training related to the field at international level. (Bloom 3)
0
5
Organize activities for the professional development of employees under his/her responsibility. (Bloom 6).
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the knowledge and skills obtained during undergraduate education in work life. (Bloom 3)
1
2
Solve the problems encountered in his/her field. (Bloom 3)
0
3
Apply the necessary culture of behavior in the areas of quality management and processes and environmental protection and occupational safety (Bloom 3)
0
4
Locate the awareness of safety factor to himself and to the team. (Bloom 1
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 2 26
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 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0