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MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
MIY331 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION LAW 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 is to provide conceptual and theoretical information about mass communication tools, regulation of freedom of mass communication in various political regimes.
Contents of the Course Unit: Course contents of course is about the media and legal circles, the media and the public order, media and social responsibility, freedom of the press and its problems, international law and the media, international law and press freedom, legal regulations related to the press in Turkey, employees and the rights of employers, the press in Turkey freedom problem.

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

Explains the basic concepts and terms of communication law.
Interpret the concept of press freedom in the historical context by using the basic concepts and terms of law.
Discuss the elements of freedom of press and its legitimate limits.
Discuss the effectiveness of new legal regulations brought about by developments in communication technologies.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Definition of communication law. Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
2 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Freedom of expression and scope. Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
3 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. The problem of limiting freedom of expression Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
4 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. International law and press freedom Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
5 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Concepts of international law and media Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
6 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. regulations relating to the press in Turkey Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
7 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. The problem of freedom of the press in Turkey Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Autocontrol in the media. Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
10 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. History of press regime, importance, problems Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
11 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Radio-television regime, historical background, importance, problems Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
12 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Cinema and video regime, historical background, importance, problems Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
13 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Internet regime, historical history, importance, problems Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
14 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Media and legal environment. Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
15 Reading books, preparing presentations, creating debating content, social media tracking. Concepts of media and public order. Presentation and expression. Prepairing and presenting powerpoint presentations and having debates about the lesson topic by all students.
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

İçel, K. ve Ünver, Y. (2009). Kitle Haberleşme Hukuku. Beta Publications.
Çolak, N. i. (2013). İletişim Hukuku. Seçkin Publications.
Zelezny, J. D. (2010). Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media. Wadsworth Cengage Learning. (USA).

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
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
1
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
1
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
2
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
2
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
1
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
2
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
1
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
2
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
2

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 4 28
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 6 30
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0