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Course Code: 
TKL 202
Course Period: 
Spring
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/orientation:  Giving students information about the content of the course and how the material will be covered

 

Related readings

2

 Informative texts, fiction , subject / topic, point of view, main theme of the text.

Related readings

3

Kinds of vocabulary,(what )a parapraph (is), genres of narrative

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4

How to write a petition, preparing a CV

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5

Written narrative  genres: memoirs, travel, diary and letter

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6

Written narrative genres :article, essay, newspaper article / column, critique

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7

 (writing) reports, minutes (of a meeting)

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8

Midterm Exam

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9

Scientific research, writing  summary, taking notes, bibliography and rules for footnote writing

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10

Lexicon of Turkish of Turkish(native words, loan words, idioms)

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11

 Turkish Lexicon (proverbs, cliches, reduplication of words)

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12

 Syntax of Turkish and semantics

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13

 Fiction (novel, poetry, theatre)

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14

 Genres of oral narrative

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15

 Debate

 

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

 

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