ECTSEnvironment and Organizational Communication

Environment and Organizational Communication (HIR511) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Environment and Organizational Communication HIR511 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims comprehensive introduction to the growing field of environmental communication, ranging from an historical overview of key terms to important legal and technological developments. This course focuses on how human communication influences the way we perceive and act in the environment. It also examines how we interpret environmental “problems” and decide what actions to take with regard to the natural world.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
Course Content The terms and types of an organization.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction: Speaking for/About the Environment
2 Studying/Practicing Environmental Communication Chapter 1 Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
3 Contested Meanings of Environment Chapter 2. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
4 Symbolic Constructions of Environment Chapter 3. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
5 The Environment in/of Visual and Popular Culture Chapter 4. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
6 News Media and Environmental Journalism (Old and New) Chapter 5 Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
7 Midterm
8 Scientists, Technology, and Environmental Controversies Chapter 6. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
9 Environmental Risk Communication and the Public Chapter 7. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
10 Advocacy Campaigns and Message Construction Chapter 8. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
11 Digital Media and Environmental Activism Chapter 9. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
12 Environmental Justice and Climate Justice Movements Chapter 10. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
13 Sustainability and the “Greening” of Corporations and Campuses Chapter 11. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
14 Public Participation in Environmental Decisions Chapter 12. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
15 Citizens’ (and Nature’s) Standing: Environmental Protection and the Law Chapter 14. Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Robert Cox and Phaedra C. Pezzullo, Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere,

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
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 He/she will be competent in evaluating basic concepts and the conceptual interrelations as well as their reflections on theoretical and practical levels.
2 He/she will have the knowledge of the basic methodological approaches, methods and research technics and their implementations.
3 Evaluating the contribution of public relation and advertising theories and applications to the existing/potential occasions and problems in the national and international area.
4 Being aware of the ethics of public relations occupation and having the consciousness of occupational responsibility.
5 Being able to plan and apply strategic communication processes in the fields of public communications, public opinion building, agenda determination, setting, orientation and managing.
6 Creating the sustainable development and quality insight oriented to concepts such as; corporate communication, corporate identity, corporate culture, corporate citizenship, corporate loyalty, reputation, value, social responsibility, image management, relationship management, perception management, emotional intelligence, human resource, etc.
7 To have a through knowledge of the communication methodology directed to private sector, public sector and civil society
8 Having theoretical knowledge on information communication technologies, understanding its reflections in the society and using this knowledge both in theoretical and application.
9 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations
10 Reaching current information about the discipline by researching the national and international literature in the field of public relations and publicity.
11 Reaching scientific results by defining the right method/techniques directed to the purpose of the research.
12 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 0