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Course Code: 
RTC 480
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
This Special Topics course aims to introduce students to a wide range of issues, concepts and subjects of academic inquiry within the field of film studies and provide them with the opportunity to explore special areas of interest related to cinema.
Course Content: 

This elective course offerings and the course materials can vary from term to term depending on instructor. Each term may cover a particular topic selected on the basis of faculty expertise and student interest.

Course topics may include but not limited to the study of specific film genres, authors, film movements and styles, certain national cinemas, new technologies and film, film and media cultures, cultural studies and cinema, gender and cinema, film industry, film and philosophy, film and music, film sound, film adaptations, cinema and engagement, alternative film practices and other special topics. The course outline and syllabus will be announced by the instructor at the first class meeting.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Interactive Lecture, 15: Ödev
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, B: Oral Exam/Presentation C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Defines and interprets the current issues and questions central to and contemporary debates related to cinema. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9 1, 2, 15 A, B, C
2) Develop knowledge and understanding of a specific topic in the field of cinema. 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 1, 2, 15 A, B, C
3) Develop the skills to analyse written and audio-visual texts. 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 1, 2, 15 A, B, C
4) Evaluate critical and theoretical  debates on cinema or/and on particular films within differents interpretive frameworks. 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 1, 2, 15 A, B, C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
3 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
4 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
5 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
6 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
7 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
8 MİD-TERM   
9 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
10 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
11 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
12 Specific content related to selected film studies topic  
13 Presentation  
14 Presentation  
15 Presentation  
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources  

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Quizzies    
Assignment    
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
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 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Work Load     119
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,7
ECTS Credit of the Course     5