Master Program in Media and Communication Studies

Media and Communication Theories (COM 503)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM 503 Media and Communication Theories 1 3 0 0 3 6
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Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Ece VİTRİNEL evitrinel@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective This course will cover the theoretical debates on media and communication processes. Within this course, it is aimed to explore the problematisations of communicative praxis in a frame of socio-cultural context.
Content 1st Week: Modern Society and mass communication
2nd Week: Sybernetics
3rd Week: Functionalism
4th Week: Text
5th Week: Innis and McLuhan
6th Week: Text
7th Week: Exam
8th Week: Frankfurt School
9Th Week: Frankfurt School
10h Week: Text
11th Week: Althusser and Gramsci
12th Week: Semiology- R. Barthes
13th Week: Cultural Studies
14th Week: Evaluation
Course Learning Outcomes After the end of this course, the student will:
• Be able to define anthropology of communication and its methodology
• Be able to observe cultural dimensions of communication in everyday life spaces.
• Understand the temporal/spatial dimensions of cultural communication
• Learn the communication of time between cultures
• Define the role of body language in the context of cultural dimensions
• Be able to discuss relations between culture and language
• Be able to define the communicational dimensions of visual arts
Teaching and Learning Methods
References 1. ATTALAH, Paul. Théories de la Communication- Histoire, Contexte, Pouvoir, Québec: Eds. Télé-Université, 1989
2. ATTALAH, Paul. Théories de la Communication_Sens, Sujets, Québec:Eds. Télé- Université, 1989
3. MATTELARD, Armand. Histoire des Théories de la Communication, Paris: Eds. La Découverte, 1995
4. BRETON, Philippe et PROULX Serge. L’Explosion de la Communication, Paris: Eds. La Decouverte,1989
5. ALEMDAR, Korkmaz ve ERDOĞAN, İrfan. Öteki Kuram, Erk Yayınları, 2005
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