# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding the popular culture as the dominant culture of modern urban life within a historical framework Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Understanding the relationships between politics, economics and popular culture Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Understanding the relationships between identity cultures and popular culture Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Comprehending local and global features of popular culture Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Understanding and analysing the main characteristics of Turkish popular culture Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Presentation of the course and expectations
2 Differentiation of the notions of popular culture and folklore
3 Differentiation of the notions of culture, ideology, and discourse
4 History of popular culture and first definitions
5 Theories of society and popular culture
6 Frankfurt School, Marxist approach and popular culture
7 Culturalism school, Birmingham Center, Stuart Hall
8 Semiology, structuralism, cultural texts
9 “Cultural taste” perspectives
10 History of Turkish popular culture and analysing perspectives
11 Media of popular culture: Music, cinema, TV, literature, comic magazines and so on
12 Global and local examplary cultural texts and possible analyses
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

John Fiske, Popüler Kültürü Anlamak, Parşömen, 2012.

Gianfranco Poggi, Modern Devletin Gelişimi, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2008.

Orhan Tekelioğlu, Pop Yazılar. Varoştan Merkeze Yürüyen “Halk Zevki”, Telos, 2006.

Herbert J. Jans, Popüler Kültür ve Yüksek Kültür, YKY, 2005.

Meltem Ahıska, Radyonun Sihirli Kapısı, Metis 2005.

John Storey, Popüler Kültür Çalışmaları. Kuram ve Metodlar, Babil, 2000.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the discipline of Cultural Studies. X
2 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other areas to discipline of Cultural Studies. X
3 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline. X
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis; X
5 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life. X
6 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas. X
7 To be experienced to contribute to Cultural Studies in the institutional and methodological context by scientific studies. X
8 To share his/her academic studies with academia via national and international conferences. X
9 To make a scientific research in the area of Cultural Studies based on an asserted thesis with gaining the habit of acquisition of research and project. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 50
1. Proje / Tasarım 10
1. Ödev 40
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Quiz 14 2 28
Assignment 1 40 40
Project / Design 1 10 10
Total Workload 158
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.32
dersAKTSKredisi 6