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Course Code: 
COMM 300
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
0
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
0
ECTS: 
15
Course Language: 
Turkish
Course Coordinator: 
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-Fieldwork
Course Evaluation Methods: 
C-Assignment, E-Project / Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Enhances his/her knowledge of the field. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E
2. Improves specialized skills. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E
3. Gains experience in the workplace. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E
4. Strengthens his/her ability to compete for entry- level jobs. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E
5. Obtains networking contacts within the profession. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E
6. 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. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 5, 9, 12, 13 C,E

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
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  

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Internship evaluation forms completed by the employer (These are sent via e-mail) 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

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uses technical and academic knowledge accumulated in visual communication design field for authentic projects.         X
2 Designs 2 and 3 dimensional creative products considering the aesthetic rules.        X  
3 Employs efficiently the technical innovations required by the professional field.         X
4 Analyses problems related to the field starting from the concept and develops appropriate projects for the targeted audience.         X
5 Behaves according to the national and international professional ethical principles.         X
6 Builds awareness to universal and social problems by developed projects and offers solutions to them.     X    
7 Gains sectoral experience by compulsory internship, relates academic knowledge with field experience.         X
8 Grasps the importance of interdisciplinary working by lifelong learning mind-set and collaborates with different teams.         X
9 Develops concepts and puts forth innovative and authentic works to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the field.   X      
10 Transforms the creative ideas into moving and interactive visual expressions, executes multi-dimensional designs.       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
Total Workload     384
Total Workload / 25 (s)     15,36
ECTS Credit of the Course     15