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INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HRY430 INTRODUCTION TO 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. LOKMAN KANTAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course; is to make students familiar with the basic concepts of communication
Contents of the Course Unit: The content of the course; basic law concept, mass communication law, freedom of expression, press regime, radio-television regime, cinema regime, internet regime.

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

Identify basic legal concepts.
Determines the importance of the concept of law in terms of communication.
Debate legal information about communication.
Give examples about press regime, radio-television regime and cinema regimes.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Explanation of the course content Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
2 Related section of the textbook and presentation Explanation of Basic Law Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
3 Related section of the textbook and presentation The Role of Law in Ensuring Social Order Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
4 Related section of the textbook and presentation Mass Communication Law Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
5 Related section of the textbook and presentation Freedom of Expression and its Limits Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
6 Related section of the textbook and presentation General information on mass communication Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
7 Related section of the textbook and presentation General information on mass communication Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Related section of the textbook and presentation General Review Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
10 Related section of the textbook and presentation Press Regime Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
11 Related section of the textbook and presentation Press Regime Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
12 Related section of the textbook and presentation Radio-Television Regime Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
13 Related section of the textbook and presentation Cinema Regime Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
14 Related section of the textbook and presentation Internet Regime Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
15 Related section of the textbook and presentation General Review Lecture, Question & Answer, Discussion Method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Avşar, Z. Ve Demir, V. (2005). Medyada Denetim, Ankara: Piramit Publishing
Carter, T.,B. And vd. (2014). Mass Communication Law, West Academic Publishing
Çolak, N. İ. (2013). Kitle İletisim Hukuku, Istanbul: On İki Levha Publishing

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 basic concepts related with banking, insurance and finance.
0
2
Relates the theoretical and practical knowledge in the field to economics, business, law, statistics, accounting and marketing
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate banking and insurance applications to financial theories, mathematical and statistical methods.
0
2
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the planning and implementation process in banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
Provide solutions for the problems encountered in banking and insurance transactions.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
By analyzing economic data accurately, manage savings and portfolio investments to minimize financial risks.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
He/She works as a leader or a team member in a teamwork from the planning of the banking transactions to the implementation and performs the task assigned to them within the team.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Gain the basic knowledge necessary for the planning process of banking and insurance activities and human resources performance management.
0
2
Use the computer programs related with field in banking and insurance transactions.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Cooperate to bring innovative ideas to the stakeholders in the sector using banking insurance-related databases, information and communication technologies.
0
2
Research on scientific, sectoral developments and innovations related to the field with lifelong learning as a principle.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze financial data related to his / her field.
0
2
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by taking into account his legal, social and ethical responsibilities.
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 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