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Course Code: 
RTC 491
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
4
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
9
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to assist students in completing a graduate project, in accordance with their interests and ability for formation of a media product or research paper reflecting their academic knowledge and creative skills.
Course Content: 

Students will gain experience in every stage of the production process from the beginning of project planning to the post-production phase. Those who choose to write a graduation thesis, will develop a hypothesis and write a literature review, collecting data and creating conceptual framework in order to conduct an academic research project.

Course Methodology: 
2: Interactive Lecture, 7: Brainstorming, 12: Groupwork, 13: Fieldwork, 14: Laboratory, 15: Assignment, 17:Survey / Questionnaire, 20: Student Club Activities / Projects
Course Evaluation Methods: 
C: Assignment, E: Project / Design, F: Performance Task

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1)  Develops projects for radio, television and cinema. 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 2, 7, 12, 13 C, E, F
2) Connects theory with applications making use of their theoretical and practical knowledge in their work.  1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 2, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20 C, E, F
3) Displays skills in planning audiovisual projects and developing storyboard, script treatment and synopsis. 1, 4, 7, 8, 9 2, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20 C, E, F
4) Demonstrates ability to manage all stages of the production process working as a team. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 12, 13, 14, 20 C, E, F
5) Demonstrates ability to plan and conduct a research project using theoretical knowledge and analytical skills. 1, 7, 8, 9 2, 7, 15, 17 C, E, F

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the course, scheduling, course requirements  
2 Presentation and discussion of project proposals  
3 Submitting script treatment - synopsis - program flow I / Problem definition and research question  
4 Developing of the project and submitting script treatment - synopsis - program flow  / Defining the research question and hypothesis  
5 Developing of the project and submitting script treatment - synopsis - program flow  / Defining the research question and hypothesis  
6 Developing of the project and submitting script treatment - synopsis - program flow  / Defining the research question and hypothesis  
7 Developing of the project and submitting script treatment - synopsis - program flow  / Defining the research question and hypothesis  
8 MID-TERM EXAM  
9 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
10 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
11 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
12 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
13 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
14 According to the work schedule, creating of the project's construction process, determining literature review, forming the conceptual and theoretical framework, method and research plan of the thesis  
15 Control of projects for necessary corrections before final exam  
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources Graduation Project Guide

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Google Classroom,https://iletisimfakultesi.yeditepe.edu.tr/tr/radyotelevizyon-ve-sinema-b...
Assignments  
Exams www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr, Google Classroom

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Quizzes    
Assignment    
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   70
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   30
Total   100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to define basic concepts, theories, methods and domains of study specific to radio, television and cinema by associating them with the findings and theories of humanities and social sciences.         X
2 To demonstrate the responsibilities, effective participation, coordination and planning skills essential for harmonious and efficient team work in the production process in the radio, television and cinema fields.       X  
3 To be able to create media products in accordance with professional standards in various narrative forms and genres specific to the field by synthesizing current knowledge and skills for expertise acquired through applied and theoretical courses.         X
4 Manifesting professional knowledge and skills in different fields of radio, television and cinema fields such as copywriting, image management, editing, sound design, producing and directing, media management locally and globally.         X
5 To develop an understanding of responsible broadcasting by integrating national and international rules of law that media professionals should pursue with professional ethical principles.       X  
6 To be able to use the knowledge and skills related to institutional operation and management in the production and broadcasting processes of radio, television and cinema for the common interest.       X  
7 To evaluate radio, television and cinema fields in a wide range of cultural, economic and social relations from an institutional structuring to their products with an analytical and critical approach.       X  
8 To have the ability to collect visual, audio and written data, conduct research, evaluate, report and offer creative solutions in the fields of radio, television and cinema.         X
9 To be able to design original projects in radio, television and cinema by following new technologies, developments and ideas in the fields of art, culture and media at national and global levels.         X

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 6 84
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 9 126
Students Reading - - -
Pairwork - - -
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load     220
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     8,8
ECTS Credit of the Course     9