Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Media Technologies BH 608 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AYTEKİN İŞMAN
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Course Objective The aim of this course is to discuss and comprehend the current social transformations within the notions of communication and technology.
Course Content Media technologies, applications ve the future of media technologies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to explain relationship between technology and society. Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Homework,
2 To be able to examine new communication technologies. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Homework,
3 To be able to define international control relations and communication technologies. Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Homework,
4 To be able to explain using technologies sociologically in society. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Homework,
5 To be able to explaine the diffusion theory of communication technology. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Homework,
6 To be able to explain communication technologies ownership in Turkey. Lecture, Group Study, Problem Solving, Homework,
7 To be able to define copywrite issues. Group Study, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Homework,
8 To be able to discuss information security issues. Lecture, Group Study, Problem Solving, Homework,
9 To be able to analyze the politcs and new communication technologies. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Problem Solving, Homework,
10 To be able to examine communication technologiesin terms of utipia. Lecture, Group Study, Problem Solving, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to relationship of technology and society: Main approaches (Technological determinism, the social construction of technology and socio-technical paradigm)
2 The features of new communication technologies and historical and social conditions of their emergence.
3 Communication technologies and international hegemony/social control. Communication technologies and globalisation.
4 The spread of communication technologies in international and social systems.
5 The ownership and the use of communication technologies in Turkey.
6 Internalization and use of communications technologies in households.
7 Midterms
8 From data to information: The nature of information. Intellectual property rights. Personal data and information security. Surveillance technologies.
9 The meaning of knowledge society/information society; i-government, i-society. Main aprroaches and critics.
10 Internet and democracy: Virtual communities, electronic votes.
11 Cyber culture, techno-culture and social organisations.
12 Gender, power and new communication technologies, surveillance society.
13 Feature, utopias and dystopias.
14 Final
Resources
Course Notes Haluk Geray, İletişim ve Teknoloji, Ütopya Yayınevi, 2003<br>Manuel Castells, Ağ Toplumunun Yükselişi, Bilgi Üniversitesi yayınları, 2005<br>Manuel Castells, Kimliğin Gücü, Bilgi Üniversitesi yayınları, 2006<br>Ümit Atabek, İletişim ve Teknoloji, Seçkin Yayıncılık, 2001<br>Armand Mattelart, Bilgi Toplumunun Tarihi, İletişim, 2004<br>Raymond Williams, İkibine Doğru, Ayrıntı, 1989<br>George Basalla, Teknolojinin Evrimi, TÜBİTAK, 1996<br>Aydın Uğur, Kültür kıtası atlası, YKY, 2003. 68-103<br>Sevda Alankuş (Der), Yeni İletişim Teknolojileri ve Medya, BİA,2003<br>Nilüfer Timisi, Yeni İletişim Teknolojileri ve Demokrasi, Dost, 2003<br>Haluk Geray, Günaydın G-8: Sayısal Eşitsizliği Kapatma Girişimi ve Türkiye Deneyimi, Kİ, 4(1) (2001)<br>Funda Başaran, “Enformasyon Toplumu Politikaları ve Gelişmekte Olan Ülkeler,” İletişim Araştırmaları, 2(2), 2004<br>Emine Onaran İncirlioğlu, Barış Kılıçbay, İnternet Zamanında Aile İlişkileri, Kİ, 8(1), 2005
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have the theoretical knowledge and competence to the doctoral level in various fields of communication science X
2 To be able to follow the recent studies, development and innovations associated with the field. X
3 To be able to analyze and discuss the empirical and theoretical work in the field. X
4 To have the competence for carrying out both theoretical and practical research related to communication sciences X
5 To have the ability to access information, do research, collect data at national and internetional level and have the ability to analyze and interpret them. X
6 To able to interact with different disciplines and develop the ability to produce interdisciplinary studies. X
7 To make the student perform publication at national and international level and be able to contribute academic literature X
8 Being aware of the ethical responsibility and behave accordingly through the process the studies X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 30
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 50
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 1 3 3
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6