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Course Code: 
JRN 142
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach how to use digital communication and interaction in the most appropriate way in our daily social life and business world, by basing them on theories.
Course Content: 

This course involves understanding and discussing the importance of digital communication and interaction.

Students will discuss the criteria and scales of digital interaction.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Interactive Lecture,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
He/She underlines the new technological developments effects in the discipline of communication. 1,3 1,2 A,C
 He/She identifies the developments in the area of new digital world’ order. 1,4,9 1,2 A,C
He/She gains new digital ideas and futuristic approaches in communication field. 4,6,9 1,2, A,C
He/She discuss the advantages and disadvantages of digitalization. 1,3,9 1,2 A,C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Digital Communication and Digital Citizenship Mossberger, K., Tolbert, C., & S. McNeal, R. (2007). Digital Citizenship: The Internet, Society,

and Participation. London, England: The MIT Press.

2 A brief web history from Web 1.0 to Web 4.0 Historical development of Web
3 Resonance Gibson, William (1998). “Neuromancer” (Çev. Melike Altıntaş)  İstanbul: Sarmal Yayınları.
4 Virtual Reality Lanier, Jaron. Minsky, M. Fisher, S. & Druin, A. (1989). “Virtual Environments And Interactivity: Windows To The Future”.  ACM Siggraph Computer Graphics 23(5): 7-18.
5 Panopticon Erdoğdu, Ahu B., Tanrıkulu, K.,  (Mayıs, 2014) Panaptikon Düzenin Yeni Medya Ekonomisine Etkisi, Çanakkale:18 Mart Üniversitesi ISBN 978-605-4222-44-5
6 Internet of Things Alpaslan ,Delibalta (2018): Reflection of the Internet of Things (IoT) to Personalized Real-Time Marketing Global Media Journal TR Edition, 9 (17)Güz/Fall 2018
7 Digital Platforms Brennen, S., & Kreiss, D. (2014). Digitalization and digitization. Culture Digitally, September 8
8 Midterm Exam  
9 Todays’ Online Communities Watching Movie : ‘HER’
10 Digital Storytelling The case of Wattpad Platform
11 Influencers Influencers
12 Engaging Platforms and Engaging Contents Watkins, C. S. (2009). The young and the digital: What the migration to social-network sites, games and anytime, anywhere media means for our future. Boston, MA: Beacon Press
13 Emojis Urcan,T (2020) UTILIZATION OF MOBILE ICONS AND EMOJIS IN DIGITAL DESIGN OF THE 21ST CENTURY’:Master thesis
14 Baudrillard and Simulation Baudillard, Jean. (2014). “Simülakr ve Simülasyon” 7. Basım (Çev. Oğuz Adanır). Ankara: Doğu Batı Yayınları
15 Phytigal Ferhat,S.(2016) Dijital Dünyanın Gerçekliği, Gerçek Dünyanın Sanallığı Bir Dijital Medya Ürünü Olarak Sanal Gerçeklik, ISSN 2149-9446    Cilt 01     Sayı 02     Temmuz 2016    Dijital Medya Sayısı
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Compaine, B. M. (Ed). (2001). The digital divide: Facing a crisis or creating a myth? Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press.
Additional Resources Lanier, Jaron. Minsky, M. Fisher, S. & Druin, A. (1989). “Virtual Environments And Interactivity: Windows To The Future”.  ACM Siggraph Computer Graphics

 

Alpaslan ,Delibalta (2018): Reflection of the Internet of Things (IoT) to Personalized Real-Time Marketing Global Media Journal TR Edition, 9 (17)Güz/Fall 2018

Erdoğdu, Ahu B., Tanrıkulu, K.,  (Mayıs, 2014) Panaptikon Düzenin Yeni Medya Ekonomisine Etkisi, Çanakkale:18 Mart Üniversitesi ISBN 978-605-4222-44-5

 

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Academic articles about digital trends
Assignments Discuss the todays’ online world and new trends in this area
Exams Midterm , final exam , pop quiz

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 70
Quizzes 2 10
Homeworks 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 Fundamental 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.         X
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.       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.     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.          

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 10 6 60
Mid-terms 1 3 2
Pop quiz 2 1 2
homework 2 25 50
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     162
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6,56
ECTS Credit of the Course     7