Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Effective Communication and Body Language SAU 701 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi TUBA ÇEVİK ERGİN
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Course Assistants
Course Category General Training
Course Objective Development of students´ verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
Course Content Communication, Communication Types, Communication Skills and Body Language.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines the concept of communication. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Explains the importance and function of communication for the individual and society. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Emphasizes the importance of communication skills in social life. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Explains the functions and importance od body languauge. Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Performance Task,
5 Indicates the effective using of body language in daily and business life. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Role Playing, Case Study, Problem Solving, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
6 Indicate how effective body language and effectice communiation can be in business applications. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Homework, Performance Task,
7 Analyses the case studies. Case Study, Problem Solving, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is communication? The importance and function of communication for the individual and society.
2 Types of communication... The phenomenon of internal and interpersonal communication.
3 Types of communication... The phenomenon of mass and organizational communication.
4 Communications begins with you. Recognition of human nature.
5 The perspective of self description: Effective speech
6 Being a good listener: Effective listening.
7 Golden key of communication: Empathy.
8 First impression and its importance in communication.
9 Midterm exam.
10 What is body languauge? Why is it important?
11 The code of body language: Facial expression, arm-hand movement.
12 The code of body language:İnterpersonal distance and physical appearance.
13 The effective using of body language in business life:Practice and case studies.
14 Discover who are you: communication skills and personality analyses test application.
Course Notes
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Sözlü Sınav 10
1. Proje / Tasarım 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Quiz 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Total Workload 119
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.76
dersAKTSKredisi 5