Journalism Practicum I (PR435) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Journalism Practicum I PR435 0 3 3 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ilgar Seyidov
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to prepare for the “Atılım Haber” newspaper publication with using the applications of the Journalism profession.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The awareness of interaction and communication skills.
  • The development of thinking, research, creation, writing skills
  • The experience of the teamwork.
  • Experience the atmosphere of the working environment.
  • The awareness about taking responsibility and managing of small groups.
Course Content This course starts with the definitions and the functions of the concepts and the tools of the journalism. Then it continues with the applications. During the period, the texts as news, article, comment article, reportage are written (or produces), and the images which are accompany to the texts are supplied (or produced). Throughout the semester,

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 The people and roles in the production of Newspaper. The writing style and significance The importance of the graphic design The importance of the images The concept and importance of teamwork The ethics of journalism and photography
2 The agenda meeting for the first issue of Newspaper The task distribution for the first issue The choice and format of topics and contents Discussion of supporting research proposals preparing for agenda meeting
3 The review of the texts produced and production methods Development of recommendations for eliminating the defective (if any) Images reviews The reportage methods; to use of the quotes from an interview in the plain text; the transforming of the reportage into the plain text. The review of the texts produced
4 Text editing Determination of images Page design The effect of visual presentation in journalism Text editing, Determination of images
5 The print process and monitoring the process The first proposals for the second issue The first proposals for the second issue
6 The evaluating of the first issue The agenda meeting for the second issue of Newspaper The task distribution for the second issue The choice and format of topics and contents Discussion of supporting research proposals The investigation of the research processes Introduction of the photojournalism research proposals
7 The review of the texts produced and production methods Development of recommendations for eliminating the defective (if any) Images reviews Photo reportage The review of the texts produced
8 Text editing Determination of images Page design Text editing
9 The print process and monitoring the process The first proposals for the third issue the first proposals for the third issu
10 The evaluating of the second issue The agenda meeting for the third issue of Newspaper The task distribution for the third issue The choice and format of topics and contents Discussion of supporting research proposals The investigation of the research processes Science writing the agenda meeting for the third issue
11 The review of the texts produced and production methods Development of recommendations for eliminating the defective (if any) Images reviews The evaluation of the individual gains The review of the texts produced
12 Text editing Determination of images Page design Text editing
13 The print process and monitoring the process The first proposals for the fourth issue The first proposals for the fourth issue
14 The evaluating of the third issue The evaluating of the third issue
15 The review of the texts produced and production methods Development of recommendations for eliminating the defective (if any) Images reviews The evaluation of the individual gains The review of the texts produced
16 Text editing Determination of images Page design Text editing

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Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 4 70
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 30
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
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. X
2 Students obtain interdisciplinary knowledge about political, cultural, economic and social process within local, national and international levels. X
3 Students obtain knowledge about the effective use of digital media intended for public relations, advertising, marketing and integrated marketing. X
4 Students obtain knowledge about the use of new media tools both theoretically and practically. X
5 Students obtain knowledge about the design and development of any public relations and advertising campaign based on the target group and strategic objectives. X
6 Students obtain knowledge about the organizational communications structures. X
7 Students obtain knowledge about various strategies of crisis management. X
8 Students obtain knowledge about required research, planning, methods and techniques within public relations and advertising fields. X
9 Students obtain knowledge about ethical principles and values of public relations and advertising X
10 Students obtain knowledge about legal regulations of both communication law and advertising. X
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. X
12 Students learn how to work in teamwork for PR and advertising researches and practices. X
13 Students learn how to prepare and conduct various communicational activities of various organizations. X
14 Students learn how to collect information, analyze and present the findings of PR, advertising, marketing and consumer researches. X
15 Students learn how to plan and conduct media and advertising campaigns. X
16 Students learn how to use digital communication tools effectively and design a product. X
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. X
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. X
20 Students have the capacity of taking the responsibilities for the possible problems in any PR program or campaign and develop creative solutions. X
21 Students have the capacity of using various applications and technological tools to conduct PR and advertising programs and advertising campaigns. X
22 Students have the capacity of exercising the ethical codes based on national and international professional standards in PR and advertising activities. X
23 Students have the capacity of forming and practicing brand management strategies. X
24 Students have the capacity of dealing with the possible risks in organizations. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 14 1 14
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 40 40
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 102