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Course Code: 
TKL 201
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
2
Course Language: 
Turkish
Course Objectives: 
The course aims at helping students improve their skill in written and oral narration, by teaching them features and rules of the language.
Course Content: 

A general information about language in general and world languages, the historical evolution of Turkish and its relationship with other languages, phonetical and morphological characteristics of Modern Turkish, applying/practicing rules of orthography and punctuation

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1-Aims at  helping students use punctuation marks and orthography correctly

1,4

A

2-Aims at helping students understand basic features of language and  criteria for classifying languages

1,4

A

3-Aims at helping students  remember the evolution of Turkish

1,4

A

4-Aims at teaching students features of Turkish and how to apply them

5-Aims at improving students’ skills in written and oral narration

1,4

A

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

 

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction, Discussion of the course and syllabus.

Related  readings

2

 Definition of language, features of language, language-consciousness, language-culture relationship.

Related readings

3

Languages and language families in the world. The place and adventure of Turkish among these languages. Orkhon Inscriptions.

Related readings

4

Orkhon Inscriptions review

Related readings

5

Written language applications (1): Sentence, "tweet", paragraph, text.

Related readings

6

Written language applications (2): Petition, report, official report (accident report).

Related readings

7

Midterm Exam

Related readings

8

Determining the debate teams. Discussion of the Safsatalar:  Aklın Kırk Haramisi. Basic Concepts: Logic, Proposition, Premise, Inference, Argument, Formation. Fallacy and Its Types: Formal Fallacies and Informal Fallacies. Ad Hominem, Ad Verecundiam, Bandwagon, Ad Populum, Straw-Man.

Related readings

9

Ad Ignorantiam, Slippery Slope, Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc / Hence, then so, Uncertainty Fallacies, Category Fallacies, False Analogy, Black or White Fallacy (Black & White), Petitio Principii.

Related readings

10

 Debate

Related readings

11

 Debate

Related readings

12

Debate

Related readings

13

Debate

Related readings

14

Debate

Related readings

15

Debate

Related readings

16

Final

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

 

Required

Aksan, Doğan. “Anadili”. Türk Dili,31/285. s. 423-434. 1975.

Aksan, Doğan. Her Yönüyle Dil, Ana Çizgileriyle Dilbilim. 3 cilt , Ankara. 1987.

Aksan, Doğan, Türkiye Türkçesinin Dünü, Bugünü, Yarını, Ankara, Bilgi Yayınevi. 2000.

Alpay, Yalın. Yalanın Siyaseti: Yalanın Meşrulaştırılması, Hakikatin Önemsizleşmesi ve

Hileli Akıl Yürütme Teknikleri… İstanbul: Destek Yayınları, 2017.

Eden, Sinan. İklim Krizi ve Yaptırmamak. İstanbul: Doruk Yayınları, 2015.

Ergin, Muharrem. Orhun Abideleri. İstanbul: Boğaziçi Yayınları, 2017.

Uyar, Tevfik. Safsatalar: Aklın Kırk Haramisi. İstanbul: Destek Yayınları, 2019.

Tekin, Talât. Orhon Yazıtları: Kül Tigin, Bilge Kağan, Tunyukuk. İstanbul: Bilgesu Yayıncılık,

2017.

Tokar, Brian. İklim Adaletine Doğru. Çev. Sezgin Ata. İstanbul: Öteki Yayınevi, 2014.

Kuran, Evrim. Telgraftan Tablete: Türkiye’nin Dört Kuşağı. İstanbul: Destek Yayınları, 2018.

McKibben Bill. Doğanın Sonu. Çev. Berna Göl ve İlksen Mavituna. İstanbul: Everest

Yayınları, 2015.

Russel, Bertrand. Aylaklığa Övgü. Çev. Mete Ergin. İstanbul: Cem Yayınevi, 2018.

Vassaf, Gündüz. Cehenneme Övgü: Gündelik Hayatta Totalitarizm. Çev. Zehra Gençosman

ve Ömer Madra. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2019.

“Crash Course YouTube Kanalı”, “How To Argue – Philosophical Reasoning”:

https://youtu.be/NKEhdsnKKHs

“Crash Course YouTube Kanalı”, “How To Argue – Induction & Abduction”:

https://youtu.be/-wrCpLJ1XAw

https://defterarkasi.com/2017/09/24/ad-hominem-nedir-ne-degildir/

İFA Youtube Kanalı, Safsata Savar Programı

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Z9sJhCrPk&list=PL4sLdg6opbB6hikq23...

https://yalansavar.org/2014/08/26/safsatalar/2

https://yalansavar.org/yalansavar-safsatalar-listesi/

https://yalansavar.org/2016/03/28/podcast-4-safsatalar-ve-sofistler/

Leo Murray, “Uyan Kafayı Ye, Sonra da Aklını Başına Topla”.

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

 

Documents

Xerox copies given to students before class.

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

 

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

50

Quizzes

 

 

Attendance

 

 

FINAL

1

50

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. 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

15

2

30

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

15

1

15

Mid-terms

1

2

2

Homework

1

1

1

Final

1

2

2

Total Work Load

 

 

50

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

2

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

2