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Course Code: 
JRN 223
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
0
ECTS: 
2
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to enable students to learn the news practice process in media institutions in the news agency and newsroom.
Course Content: 

Students will learn the rules in the news meeting; learn the operation of the newsroom hierarchy, control the content of the news to be prepared for publication, and prepare a plan for publications.

Course Methodology: 
1) Lecture 7) Brainstorming 12) Groupwork 15) Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
C) Assignment E) Project

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Defines the process of the news center and news agency 2 1 C
2) Recognizes news production processes in news agency condition. 7, 9 12 C
3) Categorizes and practices materials such as text, photographs, graphics required for publication according to different publications. 7, 9 1, 7, 15 C, E
4) Practice working within a hierarchy and division of labor. 2, 8 7, 12 C, E

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Explaining the structure of the news agency and newsroom  
2 Introducing agency publications and creating groups according to publications  
3 News meeting  
4 News production  
5 Reproduction from news  
6 News production  
7 News production  
8 Midterm  
9 News meeting  
10 News meeting  
11 News production  
12 News production  
13 News meeting  
14 News meeting  
15 News production  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Will be given
Additional Resources Yeditepe News Agency Publications

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments Students will prepare 2 individual and 2 group assignments.
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms - -
Quizzes - -
Assignment 10 100
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   -
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   100
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.          
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.     X    
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 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Mid-terms - - -
Assignments 10 1 10
Final examination - -  
Total Work Load     52
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     2, 08
ECTS Credit of the Course     2