Media Literacy (PR419) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Media Literacy PR419 3 0 0 3 4
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, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Staff
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To be able to have knowledge about media literacy by teaching basic concepts.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • -Learning basic concepts -Examination of regulatory bodies and their effects. -To have knowledge about content filtering.
Course Content This course covers the basic concepts and approaches related to sociology. In this sense, starting from the concept of media literacy, important theoretical approaches are examined. Then, violence, gender, representation of minorities are analyzed through different media materials.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Basic Definitions and Concepts
2 Institutions Concerned with Media Literacy in Turkey
3 Media Literacy in the World and Turkey
4 Media Literacy Models and Analysis Techniques
5 Digital Games, Violence and Cyberbullying
6 What is Data? Ensuring Data Security I
7 What is Data? Ensuring Data Security II
8 Midterm
9 Media Literacy Research
10 Media Literacy Awareness among Parents
11 Media Literacy Awareness in Children and Adolescents
12 Digitalization and Filtering Programs
13 Case Studies I
14 Case Studies II
15 General Evaluation
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Nick Pernisco - Media Literacy: An essential guide to critical thinking skills for our complex digital world

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 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
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

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
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 78