ECTS - Body Language and Communication Methods

Body Language and Communication Methods (HUM291) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Body Language and Communication Methods HUM291 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Staff
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course aims to make students more successful in their professional and private life through body language and communication methods. The main aim of the course is to raise individuals who give the right messages and have strong communication skills.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; - Uses body language correctly, - uses correct communication methods, - Becomes more successful especially when he/she enter business life, - Becomes more self-confident in business and private life.
Course Content Posture, mimic, gesture, a correct and accurate way of using the intonation of speech; leadership skills and abilities to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking in the business and social environment; convincing others to adopt new ideas using body language.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Body language definition and history.
2 Goals of body language What are the true and false statements in our basic movements How can we give more accurate signals around us.
3 Introduction to body language What the hands and arms express Tecniques to use hands more accurately in communication.
4 The importance of posture in body language Posture tecniques What your posture expresses
5 What the head and mouth express in body language Head postures The importance of the mout in non-verbal communication
6 The importance of eyes and nose in body language Importance of eyes in nonverbal communication The importance of the nose in nonverbal communication
7 Mid-term
8 Foot and leg behaviors to be successful in body language The importance of foot movements in non-verbal communication The importance of leg movements in non-verbal communication
9 Detecting lies with body language
10 The importance of clothing in body language What the colors express Weight and body language
11 Evaluation of the body as a whole Merge all the topics covered.
12 Social media and body language
13 What is oratory The importance of oratory
14 Student presentation
15 Student presentation
16 Final Exam The questions prepared by the course instructor.


Course Book 1. Beden Dili Hakkında Her Şey, Shelly Hagen, Olimpos Yayınları.
2. Beden Dili, Joe Navarro, Alfa Yayınları.
3. Diksiyon, Beden Dili ve Hitabet, Mehmet Çelikyay, Pozitif Yayınları.
Other Sources 4. Beden Dili ve Hitabet, Turgay Keskin, Tutku Yayınevi.
5. Beden Dili ABC’si, Selnur Atahan, Platform Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline.
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 The knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
9 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
10 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility;
11 Knowledge of the standards utilized in software engineering applications
12 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management;
13 Awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation X
14 Knowledge on sustainable development
15 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety;
16 Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions
17 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems.
18 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 100