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Course Code: 
JRN 352
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to provide students with general knowledge, skills and affective characteristics about health and science.
Course Content: 

This course includes understanding the effects of health and science on journalism and discussing with examples.

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
1- He / She defines the concepts of health and science. 1,3,5 1,2 A, C
2- He / She analyses the relations of health and science with some fields such as psychology, law, media, economics. 3,4,5 1,2 A, C
3- He / She expresses how the media evaluates current health and science news. 2,5,8 1,2 A, C
4- He / She interprets examples of national and international professional health news. 5,6,8 1,2 A, C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Health news Nutbeam D. (1998). Health promotion glossary. Health Promotion International, 13(4): 349-

364

2 Health correspondents COLEMAN, R., THORSON, E., WİLKİNS, L. (2011). “Testing The Effect of Framing and Sourcing in Health News Stories”, Journal of Health Communication, 16: 941-954
3 Sponsored health pages ERSOY, Verda.; GÜLER, Mustafa. Ve GİRİTLİOĞLU, Hakan.  (2008). Sağlık Hizmeti Sunumunda Reklam ve Tanıtım. Ankara: Türk Tabipleri Birliği Yayınları.
4 Sponsored Health programs ERSOY, V.; GÜLER, M. ve GİRİTLİOĞLU, H. (2008). Sağlık Hizmeti Sunumunda Reklam ve Tanıtım. Ankara: Türk Tabipleri Birliği Yayınları.
5 Information sources of health news KOLOĞLU, O. (1997). Halka Doğru Bilim: Türkiye’de Bilim Gazeteciliği. İstanbul: Türk Bilim Tarihi Kurumu.
6 Public view of health news ÇINARLI İnci (2008), Sağlık İletişimi ve Medya, Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım
7 Health journalism Eichler K, Wieser S, Brugger U. (2009). The costs of limited health literacy: A systematic

review. Int J Public Health, 54(5): 313–324.

8 MID-TERM  
9 Language Used in Health Journalism KOLOĞLU, Orhan. (1997). Halka Doğru Bilim: Türkiye’de Bilim Gazeteciliği. İstanbul: Türk Bilim Tarihi Kurumu
10 Health news writing Peerson A. and Saunders M. (2009). Health Literacy Revisited: What Do We

Mean and Why Does it Matter? Health Promotion International, (2009) 24(3):

285-296.

11 Health Awareness and Media ERİNÇ, O. (1999). Sağlık Bilinci ve Medya. TÜBİTAK, TTB ve ESAM tarafından organize edilen 18-20 Haziran 1999 Kumburgaz İstanbul toplantısı kitabı. İstanbul: TÜBİTAK, TTB, ESAM.
12 Supervision of health journalism SEZGİN Deniz (2010), Sağlık İletişimi  Paradigmaları  ve  Türkiye:  Medyada  Sağlık Haberlerinin Analizi, Doktora Tezi, Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
13 Health Communication OKAY Ayla (2012), Sağlık İletişimi, İstanbul: Derin Yayınları
14 Health News and Social Media KUMBASAR Banu (2012). Sağlık İletişiminde Mesaj Tasarlamada Kültürel Faktörlerin Rolü, Doktora Tezi, İstanbul: İstanbul Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
15 Future of the health news Abel T. (2007). Cultural Capital in Health Promotion. In Health and Modernity: The Role of

Theory in Health Promotion. Eds: McQueen, DV, Kickbusch I, Springer, New York. p.

43-73

16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook OKAY Ayla (2012), Sağlık İletişimi, İstanbul: Derin Yayınları KOLOĞLU, O. (1997). Halka Doğru Bilim: Türkiye’de Bilim Gazeteciliği. İstanbul: Türk Bilim Tarihi Kurumu LARSON, J.S. (1999). “The Conceptualization of Health”, Medical Care Research and Review, Vol. 56, No:2,123-136.
Additional Resources KREPS, G.L. vd. (1998). “The History and Development of The Field of Health

Communication”, Health Communication Research: A Guide to Developments and Directions, L.D. Jackson ve B.K. Duffy(der.) içinde. USA: Greenwood Press, s.1-15

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Academic articles on health news and health communication
Assignments Analysis of health news
Exams Midterm exam, Final exam

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Quizzes - -
Assignment - -
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Elective Course

 

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.       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.       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.       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.   X      
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) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     116
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,64
ECTS Credit of the Course     5