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Course Code: 
JRN 444
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to be seen as a branch of media and sports sector with its traditional and innovative channels. Students will learn the definition of sports and the principles of business in various entertainment segments such as journalism, newspapers, magazines, internet broadcasting, television units and sports centered and radio, video journalism themes and sports related definitions.
Course Content: 

This course is designed to equip students with the basic management knowledge and skills to use in the media and sports sector. The course will be explained with the aim of leadership, leadership, clear strategic vision and creating an environment of analysis.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Interactive Lecture, 15- Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1- Expresses the definition of sport journalism. 2, 4 1, 2, 15 A, C
2- Develops perspective on journalism and sports journalism. 4, 9 1, 2, 15 A, C
3- Establishes the connection between media, society and sport and states significance of the journalism in contemporary societies 2, 4, 7 1, 2, 15 A, C
4- Comments on the images taking place in the media personally, technically, critically and ethically. 2, 4, 7, 9 1, 2, 15 A, C
5- Defines the relationship between sports and news. 2, 4, 7, 9 1, 2, 15 A, C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the sports journalism  
2 Historical development of sports media in Turkey.  
3 History of Sports Journalism and its Social Impact  
4 Online Sport Journalism  
5 Proper communication in sports and football clubs, media planning and marketing management  
6 Examination of 3 groups in FootballArena.com, Dugout.com and Vole  
7 Press Conference Management and Effective Question Techniques  
8 Midterm Exam  
9 Specialist sport websites – official

Sports websites – unofficial and fan based

 
10 Football Economics  
11 The effects of TFF publication tender process on Turkish football.  
12 Broadcast Sport  
13 Press Conference Management and Effective Question Techniques  
14 International Sports Institutions – Major  
15 Club Reporting Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray  
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Simon Cuper-Stefan Szymansky, Futbolun Şifreleri (Soccernomics) İthaki (2010).
Additional Resources Declan Hill, ŞİKE Futbol ve Organize İşler

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments Students prepare a presentation about a special topic.
Exams Mid-term exam and final assignments

 

 

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 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.   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.          
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.          
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 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