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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. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
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 basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
0
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
0
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
0
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
0
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
0
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
0
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
2
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
0
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
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 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