• Türkçe
  • English
Course Code: 
RTC 114
Course Type: 
Free Elective
Course Language: 
Course Objectives: 
Aim of the Course is to teach students how to use the computer-based image production and presentation programs (Adobe CS Photoshop, Power Point) at a basic level, and be able to solve image and content problems and apply in accordance with the needs of the message in two-dimensional environment.
Course Content: 

This is an applied course; the course focuses on enhancement of  students’ skills to use software applications through learning basic tools of computer programs.  

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion 4: Practice
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exams , B: Testing, C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
  1. Use Photoshop program and basic tools for image production at an advanced level.
1,2,4 A,C
  1. Based on the content, establishes the relationship between image, text, background, and solves the composition problems.
1,2,4 A,B.C
  1. Creates a strong visual messages.
1,2,4 A,B.C
  1. Be able to look critically at the images used in the media.
1,2,4 C
  1. Develops presentation skills such as research, content preparation before a presentation.
1,2,4 A,B,C
  1. Prepares presentations by using the Power Point program.
1,2,4 A,B.C
  1. Defines the basic elements of visual communication.
1,2,4 A,B,C



Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials  
1 Introduction, content, expectations during the course period, information  
2 Basic terms of digital culture, used in the media, in print and on-screen visuals, comparison in terms of production techniques  
3 Relationship between the image and the message, technical properties of the visuals used in the media (photomanipulation, illustration, document, photo, collage, etc.) and samples.  
4 Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (Interface, tools, and other key features) Lesson  CD 1 -2
5 Adobe Photoshop applications Lesson  CD 3-4
6 Adobe Photoshop applications Lesson  CD 5-6
7 Adobe Photoshop applications Lesson  CD 7-8
8 Mid-term exam  
9 Adobe Photoshop applications – advanced level Lesson  CD 9
10 Adobe Photoshop applications – advanced level Lesson  CD 10
11 Design using Adobe Photoshop applications  
12 Presentation techniques and Introduction to Power Point (Interface, tools, and other key features) Lesson CD 1-2
13 Power Point applications Lesson CD 3-4
14 Power Point applications Lesson CD 5-6
15 Preparation of Project  
16 Final / Submission of the Project  



Recommended Sources

Material Sharing

Documents Works designed for recognition and application of Photoshop tools -CD
Exams Implementation / Project




Mid-term 1 100
Total   100
Total   100




COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses



Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To interpret the basic concepts, theories, approaches and field of study of communication science through analytical and critical perspective.   x      
2 To interpret and have access to findings and theories and the impacts of social sciences with other disciplines in the communication field.          
3 To evaluate critically the relationship of media in a wide range from corporate structuring to media products within the context of other social structures and actors.          
4 To develop responsible broadcasting insight through integrating national and international rules of law that media professionals need to observe with the principles of professional ethics.          
5 To relate the impacts of mass media in terms of political economy, socio-economic and social-psychological aspects within a historical process.          
6 To develop unique approaches, able to make an independent research and defend an assumption in communication science specifically  in radio, television and cinema department.          
7 To in a particular area through knowledge and skills that are acquired in practical and theoretical courses; to use in various narrative forms and adapt in the manner of giving independent product in radio, television and cinema department.          
8 To obtain the basic knowledge of creative approaches and technical infrastructure that are used in production process in terms of theoretical and practical manners.       x  
9 To develop a project in terms of design, preperation, shooting and post-production phases of knowledge and concepts in radio, television and cinema department in a practical manner.     x    
10 To consider  the functioning of measuring and decision-making processes in radio, television and cinema department; to evaluate the historical and cultural development and socio-political effects of program formats and programs.          
11 To consider the essential format forms, to develop a project, to design a project in terms of linguistically and visually, to present, to write and to apply a project that is appropriate and effective to Turkish in creative ways which is essential for radio, television and cinema.       x  
12 At a certain level to be able to performance English in order to pursue developments and ideas in international arena in the field of communication.          
13 To monitor and analyze national and global events and facts through associating with media.          




Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-term 1 3 3
Assignment 1 20 20
Final Examinaton 1 10 10
Total Work Load     145
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5,8
ECTS Credit of the Course     6