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MEDIA CULTURE AND ETHICS CRITICISM PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
MIY332 MEDIA CULTURE AND ETHICS CRITICISM 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: This course aims to analyze social and cultural effects of technology and convey the social responsibility and ethical values that are needed today.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the examination of the concept of ethics and problematic, journalism, public relations and advertising with the special emphasis on how social media networks change daily life, how the viewers will be transformed into producers through concepts such as "collective mind", or "participatory culture ” within the framework of communication fields.

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

Describe the reflections of the basic concepts of culture in digital media.
Depict the direction in which cultural interactions can develop in the digital media by keeping up the developments by new media.
Exemplify the ethical responsibility behaviour in the field of communication.
Organize campaigns suitable for ethical awareness in media organizations.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Introduction to Digital Cultures Presentation and Lecture
2 Reading Participating media culture. Presentation and Lecture
3 Reading Identity in Digital Cultures Presentation and Lecture
4 Reading Digital communities Presentation and Lecture
5 Reading Etiquette on internet Presentation and Lecture
6 Reading Creative production on internet Presentation and Lecture
7 Reading Game culture Presentation and Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Monopolisation, intensity and ownership structure in the current media Presentation and Lecture
10 Reading Ethic concept. Presentation and Lecture
11 Reading Communication ethic concept Presentation and Lecture
12 Reading Ethical problems in journalism and ethical codes Presentation and Lecture
13 Reading Ethical problems in public relations Presentation and Lecture
14 Reading Ethical discussions in the crisis periods in public relations and case studies Presentation and Lecture
15 Reading Ethical problems and regulations in advertising. Ethical issues in advertising and regulations. Presentation and Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Bek, M. G. ve Binark, M. (2007) Elestirel Medya Okuryazarligi Kuramsal Yaklasimlar ve Uygulamalar. Istanbul: Kalkedon Publications.
Uzun, R. (2009). Iletisim Etigi Sorunlar ve Sorumluluklar. Dipnot Publications. Ankara.
Duran, R. , İrvan, S. ve Ilkez, F.; (2009) Medya, Etik ve Hukuk. IPS Iletisim Vakfi Publications. Istanbul.
Bülbül, A. R. (2001). Iletisim ve Etik. Nobel Publications. Ankara.
Campbell, R. , Martin, C. R., et al. (2017). Loose-Leaf Version for Media & Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication. (USA)
Johannesen, R. L. , Valde, K. S. et al. (2007). Ethics in Human Communication. (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.
2

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.
1
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
2
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.
1
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
2

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.
1
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
1
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
2
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.
1

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.
2
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.
1
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
2

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.
1

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