COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
SBO 327MEDIA LITERACY2 + 04th Semester2

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Associate's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective The purpose of Media Literacy Course is to help students gain necessary media literacy knowledge and skills, reach the proficiency to use their knowledge and skills as a frame in their daily lives, and develop sensitivity to the local and global issues linked to the media.
Course Content General characteristics of mass media (newspapers, journals, radio, television, internet, etc.); effects of mass media on kids, young generation and society; persuasion techniques; deconstructing media messages; information search skills; evaluating media messages; producing media messages; designing activities to teach media literacy subjects.
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Corequisite No corequisites.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Explains basic concepts.
2Explains the contributions of important theoreticians.
3Explains the positive and negative impact of the media to the society.
4Identifies the main persuasion/propaganda techniques.
5Uses information search skills to reach various messages.
6Demonstrates critical attitute toward recieved media products.
7Evaluates the messages received from various media channels.
8Produces media messages for various media.
9Evaluates the impact of media’s commercial aspect on messages.
10Participates in the social life using the media effectively.

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
Data not found.

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14228
Mid-terms11212
Final examination11212
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






52

2

COURSE DETAILS
 Select Year   


 Course TermNoInstructors
Details 2018-2019 Spring4ŞEYDA İRDEM

Course Details
Course Code:  SBO 327 Course Title:  MEDIA LITERACY
L+P Hour : 2 + 0   Course Code : 4   Language Of Instruction: Turkish Course Semester :  2018-2019 Spring
Course Coordinator :  LECTURER ŞEYDA İRDEM E-Mail:  seydas@pau.edu.tr, Phone Number :  296 6248, 7911491 138,
Course Location Course location is not specified.
Goals : The purpose of Media Literacy Course is to help students gain necessary media literacy knowledge and skills, reach the proficiency to use their knowledge and skills as a frame in their daily lives, and develop sensitivity to the local and global issues linked to the media.
Content : General characteristics of mass media (newspapers, journals, radio, television, internet, etc.); effects of mass media on kids, young generation and society; persuasion techniques; deconstructing media messages; information search skills; evaluating media messages; producing media messages; designing activities to teach media literacy subjects.
Attendance : %70
Topics
WeeksTopics
1 Introduction to course content, materials and term projects
2 What is media literacy and what it is not? Aspects of media literacy
3 Historical foundations of media literacy Conditions requiring media literacy skills
4 Commercial purposes of media and commercials Deconstructing and pruducing advertising
5 News production process Basic principles of news consumption
6 Propaganda (or persuasion) techniques Basic tenets of Counter-propaganda
7 Use of emotions as a rating instrument in media Norphysiological dimension
8 Various prejudices faced on media Media stereotypes and their effects on consumers
9 Deconstruction of Media Literacy Curriculum Basic principles of teaching media literacy
10 Midterm
11 Information search skills Video construction skills and activities
12 Presentation of student projects on gender representation, violence and so on.
13 Presentation of student projects on gender representation, violence and so on.
14 Presentation of student projects on gender representation, violence and so on.
Materials
Materials are not specified.
Resources
ResourcesResources Language
Şahin, Abdurrahman. (2011). Eleştirel Medya Okuryazarlığı. Anı Yayıncılık.Türkçe
Course Assessment
Assesment MethodsPercentage (%)Assesment Methods Title
Midterm Exam40Midterm Exam
Final Exam60Final Exam
L+P: Lecture and Practice
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
LO: Course Learning Outcomes
© 2020 PAU