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Course Code: 
JRN 336
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to teach the historical and sociological practices and memories.
Course Content: 

In this course, topics concerning social memory, such as remembering social events and traumas, forgetting what is remembered and the ways to cope with these traumas, the variables of memory construction, construction of memory in different social structures, will be taken in hand. The media history and its role in the construction of memory, remembering and forgetting will be discussed.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture , 2: Interactive Lecture, 12: Groupwork,13: Fieldwork, 19: Guest Speaker
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. He/She describes how social events are transferred from perspective of history, sociology and psychology 3, 5 1, 19 A
2. He/She depicts how different social structures are remembered 3 1 A
3. He/She analyzes recall ways of society. 3, 5, 6 1 A
4. He/She discusses the impacts of remembering and confrontation to society with the examples from the world and Turkey. 3, 5 1, 13 C
5. He/She evaluates social dynamics are effective in the formation of memory. 3, 6 1, 19 A, C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction Description of the Course and sharing course syllabus
2 Know Memory: What does it remember? Boyer, Pascal and Wertsch, James V. (2009), Collective Memory , Memory In Mind and Culture, New York: Cambridge Uni Press
3 Theoretical Perspective on Social Memory Assman, Jan (2011), Memory Culture, Cultural Memory and Early Civilization The Theoretical Basis, Part 1, New York: Cambridge  uni Press. pp. 15- 33.
4 Theoretical Perspective on Social Memory Assman, Jan (2011), Forms Of Collective Memory, Cultural Memory and Early Civilization The Theoretical Basis, Part 1, New York: Cambridge  uni Press. pp.34- 69.
5 Identity and Memory  

Stanley B. Klein and Shaun Nichols. (2012), Memory and the Sense of Personal Identity, https://www.jstor.org/stable/23321780?seq =1&cid=pdf-reference#references_tab_contents

6 Space And Memory  Halbwachs , Maurice.  Space And The Collective Memory, The Collective Memory, http://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/hawlbachsspace.pdf

Parmaksız Yelsalı, P. M, Belleğin Mekanından Mekanın Belleğine: Kavramsal Bir Tartışma

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7659-4077

Field Work: Space and Memory  

7 Digital memory: Recall and social media memory in digital societies Hoskins, Andrew (2017), The Restless Past: An Introduction to Digital Memory and Media,  10.4324/9781315637235-1
8 Midterm  
9 The Memory Of Loss: Remembrance And Mourning Course Note

Guest Speaker

10 Politics of Memory Storey, John (2003), The politics of memory, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt155jfm0.10
11 Trauma: Confrontation With The Past And Showdown Neiger, Motti and Others,  The Democratic Potential of Mediated Collective Memory, On Media Memory, Collective Memory in a New Media Age, Palgrave Macmillan,
12 Memory and Culture Boyer, Pascal and Wertsch, James V. (2009), How Does Memory Shape Culture? , Memory In Mind and Culture, New York: Cambridge Uni Press..
13 Remembrance In Media: Popular Images Neiger, Motti and Others,  Media Memory and Popular Culture, On Media Memory, Collective Memory in a New Media Age, Palgrave Macmillan,

Course Note

14 Memory and Journalism/ Media Neiger, Motti and Others,  Media Memory, Journalism, and Journalistic Practice, On Media Memory, Collective Memory in a New Media Age, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 189- 212.

Film: Shootig Dogs (2005)

15 Photography and Memory Review News Photos.

Reading:: Susan Sontag, REgarding of The Pain of Others.

16 Final Exam  

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Assman, Jan (2011), Memory Culture, Cultural Memory and Early Civilization The Theoretical Basis, Part 1, New York: Cambridge  uni Press.

 

Additional Resources Boyer, Pascal and Wertsch, James V. (2009), How Does Memory Shape Culture? , Memory In Mind and Culture, New York: Cambridge Uni Press..

Halbwachs , Maurice.  Space And The Collective Memory, The Collective Memory, http://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/hawlbachsspace.pdf

Hoskins, Andrew (2017), The Restless Past: An Introduction to Digital Memory and Media,  10.4324/9781315637235-1

Neiger, Motti and Others,  The Democratic Potential of Mediated Collective Memory, On Media Memory, Collective Memory in a New Media Age, Palgrave Macmillan,

Parmaksız Yelsalı, P. M, Belleğin Mekanından Mekanın Belleğine: Kavramsal Bir Tartışma https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7659-4077

Stanley B. Klein and Shaun Nichols. (2012), Memory and the Sense of Personal Identity, https://www.jstor.org/stable/23321780?seq =1&cid=pdf-reference#references_tab_contents

Storey, John (2003), The politics of memory, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt155jfm0.10

Susan Sontag, (2004), Regarding of the Pain of Others,

Film: Shootig Dogs (2005)

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments Memory of Newspapers
Exams  

 

Assessment

 

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 80
Quizzes -  
Assignment 1 20
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   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.   X      
2 He/ She defines the profession of journalism; demonstrate the ability to use, process and disseminate research and knowledge related to that field.          
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.       X  
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.         X
6 He/ She Interpret the historical development process of media, gain the ability to explain the effects of media on historical events and facts.   X      
7 He/ She applies the texts and images to different media by using the technical and theoretical discipline acquired in the journalism field.          
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.          
10 He/ She deals with researching methodology and data generation methods in the field; prepares scientific papers with his/her information on this discipline.          

 

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) 10 3 30
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Assignment 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     77
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     3,08
ECTS Credit of the Course     3