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Course Code: 
JRN 224
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
0
ECTS: 
2
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The course goals is to use students the knowledge they obtained in practice courses in a news agency environment.
Course Content: 

In the course, news meeting experience, news room hierarchy, control of news content prepared for publications, preparing plans for different types of publications will be explained and practiced.

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) He/She practices the operation of the news center and news agency and prepares a work plan. 2 1 C
2) He/She applies the production stages of the news and practices the use of visual materials such as photographs. 7, 9 12 C
3) He/She designs the publication plan and publication schedule and inspects the process of publication preparation. 7, 9 1, 7, 15 C, E
4) He/She underlines the importance of the division of labor and news source that a journalist needs. 2, 8 7, 12 C, E

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Indroduction  
2 Explaining the structure of the news agency and newsroom  
3 Introducing agency publications and devided into news groups  
4 Content discussion and weekly schedule preparation for publications  
5 Classification of news in the news pool according to different publications  
6 Newsroom Meeting and topic proposal  
7 Preparation of news proposal file  
8 Midterm  
9 Editing news text  
10 Newsroom meeting  
11 Reproduction news  
12 Discussinon news production techniques for publications  
13 Newsroom meeting  
14 Preparing news file  
15 News production  
16 Final  

 

 

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
Final - -
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 - - -
Assignment 10 1 10
Final examination - -  
Total Work Load     52
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     2,08
ECTS Credit of the Course     2