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Course Code: 
VCD 422
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
The course aims to study the digital developments observed in private life, business life, economy, administration, health, education, politics, recreation, arts and media by means of internet and communication technologies.It also studies the digital culture and current debates on media.
Course Content: 

Within the courses, students are expected to gain knowledge about this century where worldwide lifestyle and communication ways vary heavly; humans’ working habits, learning styles, consumption practices, public life participation style and entertainment concepts  change the latest years by the development of internet, information and communication technologies.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Application
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Practical Exam C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Relates between the communication and culture. 1,2 1,2,3 A,C
2. Defines the digital culture and studies on internet and communication technologies 2,4 1,2,3 A,C
3. Questions current digital areas, social and artistic concepts. 4,8 1,2,3 A,C
4. Compares how concepts like sex, censor,ethnics, identity and public areas are commercialized. 9 1,2,3 A,C
5. Evaluates the ideologies like feminism and activist and artistic practices through digital technological developments 2,9 1,2,3 A, C

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 General presentation and introduction of the course and the lectures.  
2 Mass communication, media types, radio, TV, cinema,public relations, advertisement and the history of new media  
3 New systems developed as a result of new technologies, mid term project in class presentation  
4 Media industry and systems  
5 Activities planery session or visitor  
6 Effects of cyberspace on people and masses mid term project  
7 Definition of e-government  
8 Midterm Exam  
9 Relation between technological changes and utopia  
10 Socialnetwork and Web2.0 final project in class presentation  
11 Democracy and media  
12 E-trade  
13 E-newspaper  
14 Student Presenatation  
15 Student Presenatation  
16 Final Exam  

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Martin Lister, Kieran Kelly, Jon Dovey, Seth Giddings, Iain Grant (2003), New Media; A Critical Introduction, London: Routledge
Additional Resources Jay David Bolter, Richard Grusin (2000). Remediation; Understanding New Media Boston: MIT Press.

Roger Silverstone. Why Study the Media?, Sage, 1999.

Peter Mika (2007) Social Networks and semantic web, Springer Publications

John Vivian, The Media of Mass Communication8th edition Allyn & Bacon, 2008.

Peter Mika (2007) Social Networks and semantic web, Springer Publications

William H. Dutton (1996). Information and Communication Technologies: Visions and Realities,  Oxford University Press, UK

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Exam 1 60
Presentation 1 20
Homework 1 20
Total   100
Contrıbutıon Of Fınal Examınatıon To Overall Grade   60
Contrıbutıon Of In-Term Studıes To Overall Grade   40
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, creates work of arts and organizes exhibitions in order to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the sector.         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 (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Study for Exam 1 30 30
Homework 2 14 28
Final examination 1 3 3
Study for Exam 1 30 30
Total Work Load     150
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6