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Course Code: 
RTC 332
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
This course aims to introduce students to the fundamentals of radio programming. Throughut the course different broadcast genres and production techniques will be examined.
Course Content: 

The course will start with a brief history of radio programming and the changing programming styles over the years. Fundamentals of radio-television programming, influences on programming, and scheduling strategies will be discussed. Each student will carry out an individual and a group project.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Interactive Lecture, 3: Brainstorming, 4: Groupwork, 5: Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, B: Assignment, C: Project / Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Learn the production elements and stages of radio programming. 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 5 A, B, C
2) Understand the importance of sound in terms of media language. 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 A, B, C
3) Learn to use digital sound design techniques. 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 4 C
4) Learn how to design and construct a radio program. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 A, B, C
5) Develop collective working skills with the projects performed. 2, 8, 9 3, 4, 5 B, C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to course:  Course policy and requirements  
2 History of Radio Programming  
3 Program Types in Radio Broadcasting  
4 Basic Concepts of Radio Programming  
5 Technical Concepts of Radio (Studio)  
6 Program Production Stages on Radio  
7 Preparation of the Program Text  
8 Midterm Exam  
9 Subject Selection  
10 Evaluation of Program Suggestion Forms  

Preparation of the Suggestion Form

11 Creating a Detailed Content Plan of the Project Preparation of the Draft of the Program Text
12 Completing Project Texts Preparation of the Program Text
13 Production (Studio)  
14 Production (Studio)  
15 Production (Studio)  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources
  • Radio programming : tactics and strategy / Eric G. Norberg
  • Programming for TV, radio, and cable / Edwin T. Vane ; by Edwin T. Vane, Lynne S. Gross.
  • The Radio handbook / Wilby,Pete (Peter) ; Pete Wilby,Andy Conroy.

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 70
Quizzes 1 30
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 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 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 3 3 9
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load     98
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     3,92
ECTS Credit of the Course     4