ECTS - Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication (PR231) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Interpersonal Communication PR231 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
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)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives In this course, students may have learned in the year before, the reinforcement of behavioral science and social psychology courses and to deepen. Interpersonal relationships, to understand the communication process by revealing the need to communicate, to understand the importance of knowing oneself well, it is intended to indicate the meaning of the recognition of society.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Knowing the meaning of the concept of communication, understand the reasons for efforts to continue to get to know the community.
  • The basic building block of human society and peoples personality traits, interpersonal communication knows revealing and affecting factors.
  • Discreet, convenient and polite behavior in, to get by with others, to respect the time to listen, you realize the importance of being able to look at the world through the eyes of others.
  • Can distinguish between healthy and unhealthy communication media.
  • You can combine the formation of the personality traits of normality and abnormality in size and development.
Course Content Taking into account individual needs and appropriate to the grade level, student-centered, participatory form of questions and answers and discussion narrative multimedia teaching method.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Defining interpersonal communcaiton Peter Hartley (2010) pp.1-28
3 process of interpersonal communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.29-42
4 İnterpersonal communication skills Peter Hartley (2010) pp.42-62
5 Componenets of interpersonel communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.63-78
6 Componenets of interpersonel communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.78-96
7 Midterm all chapters
8 Componenets of interpersonel communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.96-110
9 Codes and Languages Peter Hartley (2010) pp.111-125
10 Non-verbal communcation Peter Hartley (2010) pp.126-142
11 Issues and controversies in interpersonal communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.161-193
12 Issues and controversies in interpersonal communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.161-193
13 Go beyond interpersonal communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp203-221
14 Go beyond interpersonal communication Peter Hartley (2010) pp.203-221
15 Sum up
16 Final Exam all book


Course Book 1. Peter Hartley (2010) Interpersonal Communication 2nd Edition
Other Sources 2. Oskay, Ünsal, İletişimin ABC’si, 2001, İstanbul: Der Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 10
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 8 100
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 Students obtain fundamental knowledge about the theoretical approaches, concepts, research methods and techniques of public relations, advertising, media, marketing and integrated marketing.
2 Students obtain interdisciplinary knowledge about political, cultural, economic and social process within local, national and international levels.
3 Students obtain knowledge about the effective use of digital media intended for public relations, advertising, marketing and integrated marketing.
4 Students obtain knowledge about the use of new media tools both theoretically and practically.
5 Students obtain knowledge about the design and development of any public relations and advertising campaign based on the target group and strategic objectives.
6 Students obtain knowledge about the organizational communications structures.
7 Students obtain knowledge about various strategies of crisis management.
8 Students obtain knowledge about required research, planning, methods and techniques within public relations and advertising fields.
9 Students obtain knowledge about ethical principles and values of public relations and advertising
10 Students obtain knowledge about legal regulations of both communication law and advertising.
11 Students learn how to communicate with both local and foreign, academic and non-academic stakeholders in order to conduct PR and advertising researches or practices.
12 Students learn how to work in teamwork for PR and advertising researches and practices.
13 Students learn how to prepare and conduct various communicational activities of various organizations.
14 Students learn how to collect information, analyze and present the findings of PR, advertising, marketing and consumer researches.
15 Students learn how to plan and conduct media and advertising campaigns.
16 Students learn how to use digital communication tools effectively and design a product.
17 Students have the capacity of using theoretical background and conducting methodologies in order to gather information, analyze and interpret within PR and advertising fields.
18 Students have the capacity of understanding the social-cultural context of PR and advertising practices for the related organizations.
19 Students have the capacity of following the latest developments at national and global levels.
20 Students have the capacity of taking the responsibilities for the possible problems in any PR program or campaign and develop creative solutions.
21 Students have the capacity of using various applications and technological tools to conduct PR and advertising programs and advertising campaigns.
22 Students have the capacity of exercising the ethical codes based on national and international professional standards in PR and advertising activities.
23 Students have the capacity of forming and practicing brand management strategies.
24 Students have the capacity of dealing with the possible risks in organizations.

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 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 10 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 122