Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Communication ILT 108 2 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör.Dr. ŞEBNEM CEYLAN APAYDIN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör.Dr. ŞEBNEM CEYLAN APAYDIN, Arş.Gör.Dr. IŞIL ŞİMŞEK,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The course aims to give core information about technological, social and historical developments in communication from prehistoric times to the current day.
Course Content The course explains the relation between communication and history, early modes of communication, and development of mass communication based on historical and technological changes.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 In this course, students Explain the relation between communication and history Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 List early modes of communication Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Have knowledge about emerging of communication tools Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Explain effects of technological developments on communication tools Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction and presenting reading list
2 Relation among communication, history and society
3 Prehistoric communication and early modes of communication
4 The invention of writing; from oral culture and written culture
5 The invention of press and its importance in communication
6 Early communication systems
7 The birth of newspapers
8 Midterm Exam
9 Industrial Revolution and Communication
10 Development of Mass Communication; Radio
11 Development of Mass Communication; Television
12 Technological developments and their effects on communication
13 The birth of internet and globalisation
14 General Overview
Course Notes
Course Resources Jean-Noel, Jeanneney. Başlangıcından Günümüze Medya Tarihi, çev. Esra Atuk, İstanbul: YKY.,1998.
Alemdar, Korkmaz. İletişim ve Tarih. Ankara: Ümit Yayıncılık, 2001.
Asa Briggs, Peter Burke, Medyanın Toplumsa Tarihi, İstanbul: Kırmızı Kitabevi 2011
David Crowley, Paul Heyer, İletişim Tarihi, Ankara: Phoenix Yayınları 2010.
Childe, Gordon. Tarihte neler oldu?, çev. A. Şenel ve M. Tunçay, İstanbul: Alan 1993.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ara Sınav 50
Total 100
1. Final 50
2. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 2 2 4
Mid-terms 2 2 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 5 5 25
Total Workload 101
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5