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Course Code: 
PRP 483
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
This course prepares students for effective speeches in formal and informal situations. Its goal is to improve verbal and nonverbal communication skills of the students via the visual materials and to encourage them for ethical and intimate speech-making.
Course Content: 

Self-awareness and self-confidence,;basic elements of the interpersonal communication process;posture, voice, diction and other mechanics of speech,;use of audio-visual resources for the effective speech making.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Interactive Lecture, 3: Special Support / Structural Examples
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing B:Oral Exam/Presentation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Prepares and presents topic appropriate texts, speeches, announcements and presentations  using audio visual tools.

1,2,3,4,5

1,2,3

A,B

2)Gains the necessary outlook to understand and apply principles of communication and gain an advanced idea about communication theories and its general public discourse, group dynamics and elements of successful corporate communication.

4,2

1,2,3

A,B

3) Uses verbal and non verbal communication skills

2

1,2

A,B

4) Organizes and presents a variety of speeches (informative, persuasive, demonstrative,etc).

4,9

1,2

A,B

 
 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Who am I? Intrapersonal Communication (corporal and spiritual self identity, positive and negative aspects of personality)

 

2

Who are you? Interpersonal Communication (awareness of dissimilarities, importance of feedback, active listening and empathy)

 

3

Human Communication (attitudes and behaviors, persuasion)

 

4

 Effective Communication. (body language and symbolic communication, verbal communication, public speaking and presentation skills)

 

5

Accent ,pronunciation,style

 

6

Diction, intonation and rhythm

 

7

Articulation, breath, Voice, conversation language

 

8

Midterm Presentations

 

9

Presentation techniques (self-confidence, preparations for presentation topics)

 

10

Preparations for audience, preparations for environmental details

 

11

Presentation planning and writing,

 

12

Presentational aids, presentation notes(rehearsal and presentation)

 

13

Practices (unprepared presentation) (midterm)

 

14

Practices (unprepared presentation) (midterm)

 

15

Practices (unprepared presentation) (midterm)

 

16

Final

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

 

Additional Resources

ADAIR, John. Etkili İletişim, Babıali Kültür Yayıncılık,İstanbul,2003

CÜCELOĞLU, Doğan. Yeniden İnsan İnsana, Remzi Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1997

DEMİRAY, Uğur.,Genel İletişim,Pegem A Yayıncılık Ankara, 2007

ECO, Umberto, Alımlama Göstergebilimi,Çeviren:Sema Rifat,

KAĞITÇIBAŞI, Çiğdem.,Günümüzde İnsan ve İnsanlar, Evrim Yayınları , İstanbul, 2012

ÖZER, Kadir A.,İletişimsizlik Becerisi,Varlık Yayınları, İstanbul, 1996

TAYFUN,Recep.,Etkili İletişim ve Beden Dili, Nobel Yayın,Ankara,2010

YÜKSEL, Ahmet Haluk., İkna Edici İletişim, Anadolu Üniversitesi Vakfı    Yayınları, Eskişehir,  Düzlem Yayınları, İstanbul, 2000

 

 
 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr

Assignments

www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

100

Quizzes

   

Assignment

   

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

50

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. He/she 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)

14

4

56

Mid-terms

1

5

5

Homework

0

0

0

Final examination

0

0

0

Total Work Load

1

5

5

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

122

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4,88

 

 

 

5