Communication Researches(COM282)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM282 Communication Researches 4 3 0 0 3 4
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Angela ANZELMO (Email)
Objective In this course, primarily we will discuss which kind of questions can be asked on mediatic and communicational facts. Furthermore, It will be discussed what is the legitimate problematic of communication science. The examples from our society will be used for being analyzed through the effectiveness researches in the communication field. Theoretical approaches in the communication field will be presented with the most important examples in terms of research methods and problematics. The main purpose of this course is giving key information which are used in the communication science.
Content (Subject Headings)
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of this course, the student will
- have knowledge of classical themes and topics of communication research
- be aware of new trends in communication research
- be aware of communication research in Turkey
Teaching and Learning Methods Theoretical course.
References 1- La sociologie de l’audience, source: Judith Lazar, Sociologie de la communication, Armand Colin, Paris, 1991, pp.75-100.
2- Publics et Documénts, Source: Jérome Bourdon, Introduction aux médias, Montchrestien, Paris, 1997. pp.53-103.
3- La communication de masse: definitions et analyses. Source: Christian Baylon, et all., La communication, Nathan, 1994. pp.167-212.
4- Les relations publiques, véritable instrument de démocratie, Bernard Dagenais, Communications, vol.23, no:1, 2004.
5- Journalistes, une si fragile victoire, source: Dominique Wolton, Hermes, no:35, 2003. pp. 9-31.
6- La publicité. Source: Christian Baylon, La communication, Nathan, 1994, pp.283-370.
7- Le discours de la publicité. Source: Rodlphe Ghiglione, L’analyse automatique des contenus, Dunod, 1998, pp.99-143.
8- Journalisme et publicite. Source: Jean Michel Utard, Etudes de Communication, no:27, 2005, pp.109-119.
9- Les messages publicitaires. Source, Didier Courbet, Hermes, no:41, 2005, pp.67-74.
10- La societe televisee, source:Rene Predal, Les medias et la communication audiovisuelle, Les Editions D’organisation, 1995, pp.163-2001.
11- Analyse des images de television, source: Jacques Noyer, Etudes de communication, no:27, 2005, pp.137-157.
12- La communication publique, source: Genevieve paicheler, Hermes, no:41, 2005, pp.103-120.
13- Communication et la constitution du public, source: Helene Joffe, Hermes, no:41, 2005, pp.121-129.
14- Semiotique, source: Karihe Berthelot-Guiet, Etudes de communication, no:27, 2005, pp.121-134.
15- Analyse de l’enjeu du titre dans la presse quotidien, source: Aurelie Tavernier, Etudes de communication, no:27, pp.159-175.
16- Analyse semiologique et pragmatique des discours (internet), source: Annie Gentes, Hermes, no:22, 1998, pp.131-142.
17- Communication Interculturelle, source: Joanna Nowicki, Hermes, no:41, 2005, pp.131-138 et Yves Winkin, Anthropologie de la communication, Point-Essais, Paris, 2000, pp.193-205.
18- Cultural studies, source: Armand Mattelart et Eric Neveu, Intrroduction aux cultural studies, la Decouverte, 2003, pp.50-69 et pp.91-108.
19- Une evaluation des sciences de la communication et de l’information, Source: Robert Boure, Communication, vol. 24, no:1, 2005, pp.9-37.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Presentation of courses
2 Leni Rienfenstal 's films and Susan Sontag 1
3 Leni Rienfenstal 's films and Susan Sontag 2
4 Leni Rienfenstal 's films and Susan Sontag 3
5 Bernardo Bertoulucci Il Conformista 1
6 Bernardo Bertoulucci Il Conformista 2
7 Exam
8 Michael Haneke's cinematografie
9 Seven Continent and comsumption society
10 Benny's Video and violence on media
11 Black Mirror and new media 1
12 Black Mirror and new media 2
13 society of control and surveillance 1
14 society of control and surveillance 2
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 0 0
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 0 0
Toplam 0 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 2 40
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 1 60
Toplam 3 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will have effective written and oral communication skills in Turkish X
2 Will have a thorough knowledge of at least two foreign languages X
3 Will be informed about art and culture, human rights, social, professional and ethical values, law and legislation, quality standards, and will be aware of their responsibility on these subjects X
4 Will have sufficient knowledge about social sciences, professions and sectors in communication and media, innovative and entrepreneurial practices X
5 Will have the ability to use, in an effective and creative way, the techniques and tools and information technologies necessary for interactive and conventional media, in the context of health and safety in the workplace X
6 Will have the ability to develop documentary and fictional content related to their field for interactive and conventional media; also the ability to produce and manage this content in group X
7 Will have the theoretical knowledge and ability to carry out and share scientific work on communication environments and processes of interactive and conventional media and on the individual and social outcomes of the latter X
8 Will have the knowledge of analysis and modelling techniques to analyse interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes X
9 Will have the ability to question and critically analyse developments and problems concerning interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes, will be aware of the public interest, social responsibility and the environment, will be sensitive to contemporary world’s and Turkey's current problems; will develop a libertarian, democratic, constructive and problem-solving approach X
10 They are familiar with the historical development processes of electronic, digital media and film; and the current developments in these fields X
11 They learn sociological, cultural and aesthetic approaches in electronic, digital media and film X
12 They learn the political economy of cultural industries, labour and production relations, analysis of marketing and consumption patterns. X
13 They learn at a first level how to use the equipment necessary for the production of audio-visual content for TV, radio and digital media and of films in different genres
14 They gain experience in conducting creative activities in electronic, digital media and film; in producing and working in groups
15 They acquire theoretical information in the fields of public relations, advertising, integrated marketing communication and organizational communication
16 They are familiar with the research, planning, implementation and evaluation processes in public relations and advertising; they can create campaigns, present them effectively and write reports X
17 They have knowledge of organisational communication, crisis and risk communication, reputation management, media relations, media planning, digital media management, brand management and interpersonal communication. They are able to carry out activities in these areas
18 They use public relations and advertising strategies and tactics appropriate to the specificities of conventional and new media
19 They are aware of legal regulations, ethical codes in public relations and advertising, and they remain faithful to them
20 They are familiar with the different theoretical approaches regarding the social place, role and functions of journalism as a social institution and phenomenon; they are familiar with the process of producing information for conventional and digital media X
21 They are familiar with the structural and technical specificities, management characteristics of conventional/mainstream media, as well as alternative media structures
22 They are familiar with the new conceptual and theoretical discussions emerging from interactive/digital media in terms of social sciences and humanities X
23 They are familiar with the historical development of journalism in Turkey and in the world; they can analyse it in the context of social and political history
24 They have the ability to effectively use information technology, printing and publishing techniques; to write a press article using data collected on the web and on social media, to visualize this data and to publish it
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 0,00
Credits ECTS 0
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