Journalism I (PR491) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Journalism I PR491 Elective Courses 0 3 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Serpil Yıldız
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.
  • To compete with time and manage the time.
Course Content Definitions and the functions of the concepts and the tools of the journalism; writing texts such as news, articles and interviews; commenting on articles; creating images that will complete the texts; preparing three issues of Atılım Newspaper.

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
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.
4 Text editing Determination of images Page design The effect of visual presentation in journalism
5 The print process and monitoring the process 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
7 The review of the texts produced and production methods Development of recommendations for eliminating the defective (if any) Images reviews Photo reportage
8 Text editing Determination of images Page design
9 The print process and monitoring the process The first proposals for the third issue
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
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
12 Text editing Determination of images Page design
13 The print process and monitoring the process The first proposals for the third issue
14 The evaluating of the third issue
15 The ethics of journalism and photograph
16 The tendency to the profession, and the future's vision of students

Sources

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 5
Laboratory - -
Application 4 30
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 15 45
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 37 100
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

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 1 1 1
Laboratory 16 2 32
Application 15 2 30
Special Course Internship 4 3 12
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 10 40
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 5 20
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 135