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Course Code: 
COMM 111
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to examine formal or semi-formal presentation techniques and gain essential presentaion skillls
Course Content: 

Public speaking; presentation skills; effective verbal and nonverbal communication; professional use of presentation software (such as Power Point, Keynote, Canva etc.)

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture 2- Interactive Lecture 16- Oral Exam
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Testing B- Oral Exam / Presentation C- Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Understand how to structure content

3,9,10

1,2

B,C

2)Use body language and tone of voice techniques to enhance their presentations

3,9,10

1,2,16

 B,C

3)Use slides and visual aids effectively

3,9,10

1,2

A,B,C

4) Create powerful presentations with presentation software such as Power Point, Keynote, Canva etc.

3

1,2

B,C

5) Gains the ability of presenting in various formats

3,9,10

1,2,16

A,B,C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction

 

2

How Do We Communicate?

 

3

Voice and Speech Patterns

 

4

Nonverbal Communication

 

5

Using Microsoft Office programs such as Power Point, Word, Excel

 

6

Using Microsoft Office programs such as Power Point, Word, Excel

 

7

Presentation skills and main parts of presentation: Introductıon, outline, roadmap and conclusion

 

8

Midterm

 

9

Preparing presentations (formal and other)

 

10

Student presentations

 

11

Student presentations

 

12

Student presentations

 

13

Student presentations

 

14

Student presentations

 

15

Evaluations

 

16

Final

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

Peery, A. (2005). Creating effective presentations. New York: Berkley Publishing

Additional Resources

https://www.businessballs.com/communication-skills/presentation-skills-and-techniques/

 

https://www.managementstudyguide.com/effective-presentation-skills.htm

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-term

1

30

Assignment

2

10

Final Presentation

1

60

Total

 

100

Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade

 

60

Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade

 

40

Total

 

100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

S/he has theoretical knowledge about the field of public relations

X

 

 

 

 

2

S/he knows the research methods and techniques that are related to the field of public relations.

 

X

 

 

 

3

S/he has knowledge and awareness about the interdisciplinary issues that are required by the field. S/he comprehends the relation of those issues with public relations.

 

X

 

 

 

4

S/he is able to make oral presentations in English about her/his field.

 

 

 

 

X

5

S/he has the digital competencies that are required by the field.

 

 

X

 

 

6

S/he has the ability of creative thinking that is required by the field of public relations.

X

 

 

 

 

7

S/he has the abilities of research, planning, implementation, measurement and assessment that are necessary for a successful public relations practice.

X

 

 

 

 

8

S/he evaluates and applies the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field to partner organizations in the sector through teamwork.

X

 

 

 

 

9

S/he is able to evaluate the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field from an analytical and critical perspective.

X

 

 

 

 

10

S/he has the awareness of practicing and developing the profession of public relations by adhering to ethical rules.

X

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration

14

4

56

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

10

4

40

Mid-terms

1

2

2

Assignment

2

8

16

Final examination

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

116

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,64

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5