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Course Code: 
COMM 300
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
0
ECTS: 
15
Course Language: 
Turkish
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
The goal of Internship is (1) to acquire first-hand knowledge about the field of work; (2) to experience new professional activities and relationships; and (3) to apply conceptual knowledge in the work environment.
Course Content: 
  1. Practice applying the communication methods to the field.

  2. Heightened awareness of the significance of corporate culture.

  3. Skills unique to his/her field.

  4. Valuable insider knowledge about the industry.

  5. Internship book that includes the work done, the likes / dislikes, observations and lessons learned.

Course Methodology: 
5: Problem Solving, 9: Demonstration, 12: Groupwork, 13: Field Work
Course Evaluation Methods: 
C: Homework, E: Project/Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

 

Learning Outcomes 

Teaching Methods 

Assessment Methods 

  1. Enhances his/her knowledge of the field.

5,9

12,13 

C,E 

  1. Improves specialized skills.

5,9

12,13

C,E 

  1. Gains experience in the workplace.

5,9

12,13

C,E 

  1. Strengthens his/her ability to compete for entry- level jobs.

5,9

12,13

C,E 

  1. Obtains networking contacts within the profession.

9

12,13

C,E

  1. Sees how his/her internship evolved, how his/her attitudes evolved and knowledge developed, and how communication theory and principles fit into the pragmatics through the portfolio of work and the work log he/she has kept.

5,9

12,13

C,E

Course Flow

 

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Completion of the Internship Contract Form, which specifies his/her work schedule and job description and signed by both him/her and the Department Internship Coordinator &

Commitment to work 

 

2

Second working week 

 

3

Third working week

 

4

Fourth working week

 

5

Fifth working week

 

6

Sixth working week

 

7

Seventh working week 

 

8

Eighth working week – Site visit by the Coordinator

 

9

Ninth working week

 

10

10th working week

 

11

11th working week

 

12

12th working week

 

13

13th working week

 

14

Final working week – Submission of the portfolio of work and the work log to the Department Internship Coordinator

 

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Assessment

 

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Internship evaluation forms completed by the employer (These are sent via email) 1 50
On-site coordinator evaluations 1 20
Portfolio and journal 1 30
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   -
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   100
Total   100

Course’s 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.

       

 

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

3 days a week x 8 hours = 24

336

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

14

2

28

Homework (Portfolio and journal)

2

10

20

Mid-term 

0

0

0

Final exam

0

0

0

Total Workload

 

 

384

Total Workload / 25 (h)

 

 

15,36

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

15