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Course Code: 
JRN 354
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to teach news production and publishing preparations for newspapers and magazines.
Course Content: 

Practices the content formation for a magazine and gets print media discipline applying stages of the news production process. Content formation process for newspaper and magazine, prepares different types of news, designs magazine pages, and applies stages of the news production process.

Course Methodology: 
1: Ders, 2: Tartışma 12: Grup Çalışması 15: Ödev
Course Evaluation Methods: 
C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. He/She practices content development for magazines and newspapers 2, 7, 9 1, 12 C
2. He/She prepares relevant news texts form different publications. 2, 7, 9 1, 12, 15 C
3) He/She relates the relationship between photography and news, recommends different pages designs for magazines and newspapers. 2, 7 1, 2, 12 C
4) He/She underlines the importance of publishing discipline by applying the stages of the news production process. 1, 10 1, 2, 12, 15 C
5) He/She practices news production in limited time. 2, 7, 9 12, 15 C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Differences of news content of newspaper and magazine  
3 Newsroom meeting and news suggestions/ weekly news practice  
4 Practice of Interview and news research techniques / weekly news practice  
5 Different news text practices for newspaper and selection news photography for newspaper pages / weekly news practice  
6 Preparation content and planning for newspaper/ weekly news practice  
7 Design news materials for on newspaper  
8 Midterm  
9 Newsroom meeting for magazine and news suggestions / weekly news practice  
10 Preparation magazine content / weekly news practice  
11 Preparation magazine planning /weekly news practice  
12 News File / weekly news practice  
13 Different text practices and selection visual materials / weekly news practice  
14 Practice news materials on magazine pages  
15 Practice news materials on magazine pages  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Yeditepe Haber Ajansı Publications
Additional Resources *Biçem Alıştırmaları- Raymond Queneau

*Yazmak Eylemi- Ferit Edgü

*John Berger- Görme Biçimleri

*Söyleşi mi Röportaj mı?- Atilla Girgin

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments Students will practice news on a specified topic every week.
Exams Each student will deliver two projects, one for the midterm exam and one for the final, and one for group work.

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 2 40
Assignment 4 60
Total   40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total 4 100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Field Courses

 

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 He/ She defines the basic concepts, principles and theoretical approaches of communication.          
2 He/ She defines the profession of journalism; demonstrate the ability to use, process and disseminate research and knowledge related to that field.         X
3 He/ She gains knowledge about interdisciplinary issues and in the light of this information, he/she interprets the social effects and functions of mass media.          
4 He/ She discusses new concepts and approaches in the media. He/ She interprets these concepts by linking with the profession of journalism at national and international dimensions.          
5 He/ She establishes the connection between the profession of journalism and society, political, legal, cultural, historical and economic development; and analysis the power and states significance of the journalism in contemporary societies.          
6 He/ She Interpret the historical development process of media, gain the ability to explain the effects of media on historical events and facts.          
7 He/ She applies the texts and images to different media by using the technical and theoretical discipline acquired in the journalism field.         X
8 He/ She debates the organizational, legal and financial structure of media organizations and interprets the media within the framework of legal and ethical codes.          
9 He/ She relates new communication technologies with journalistic practice and applies written and visual content suitable for digital media.         X
10 He/ She deals with researching methodology and data generation methods in the field; prepares scientific papers with his/her information on this discipline.       X  

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Mid-terms (Project) 2 7 14
Final examination (Projects) 2 10 20
Total Work Load     104
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,16
ECTS Credit of the Course     4