Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Communication Researches GIT 343 5 1 + 2 2 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Visual Culture Analysis</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi BİLGEN AYDIN SEVİM
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi BİLGEN AYDIN SEVİM,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to gain knowledge and skills about the concepts, methods and techniques that will be the basis of research in the field of communication.


Course Content

Methods and technics of searching literature, collecting data, evaluating data and writing a research paper in order to make a research.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She explains of basic terms of research methods and technics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 He/She plans a research. Discussion, Case Study, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 He/She writes an appropriate aim, importance, hypothesis, limits and definition for a research topic. Self Study, Homework,
4 He/She writes a scientific research paper. Self Study, Homework,
5 He/She explains the rules of academic writing. Lecture, Case Study, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
6 He/She analyzes communication research. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to course
2 Characteristics of scientific research
3 Qualitative and quantitative paradigm
4 Problem, purpose, importance, assumption and limitations
5 Citing references
6 History of communication research
7 Methods in communication research: quantitative and qualitative
8 Qualitative research methods: observation and interview
9 Qualitative research methods: document analysis and case study
10 Quantitative research
11 Data analysis in communication research
12 Examples of communication research
13 Examples of communication research
14 General evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources

Karasar, N. (2009). Araştırmalarda Rapor Hazırlama. İstanbul: Nobel Yayınları.

Karasar, N. (2000). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi. Ankara: Nobel Yayınları.

Barzun, J., Graff, F.H. (1997). Modern Araştırmacı. Fatoş Dilber (çev.). İstanbul: Tübitak Yayınları.

Westfall, R. (2000). Modern Bilimin Oluşumu. İsmail Hakkı Duru (çev.). Ankara:  Tübitak Yayınları.

Yıldırım, Ali ve Hasan Ş. (2006). Sosyal Bilimlerde Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri. Ankara: Seçkin Yayıncılık.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advanced knowledge and equipment in the field of Visual Communication (Multimedia, Photography, Cinema, Graphic Design), to be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in this field; To be able to discuss, to interpret scientifically and to be able to evaluate. X
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design. X
3 To have knowledge of computer aided design; To have knowledge about design techniques and methods in different fields and to be able to apply them. X
4 To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of visual communication design, to identify learning needs and to direct their learning throughout life. X
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research. X
6 To be able to inform people and institutions about visual communication design issues; To be able to convey their thoughts and solutions to problems in written and verbal form, to support them with quantitative and qualitative data and share them with experts and non-experts. X
7 To be able to benefit from other disciplines that form the basis of visual communication design by paying attention to interdisciplinary interaction, to have basic knowledge about these disciplines and to create a basis for mutual interaction in different fields. X
8 To be able to take responsibility individually and as a group member to solve unforeseen and complex problems encountered in practice; To have effective communication skills. X
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally. X
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art. X
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language. X
12 To have competence in the production standards of the field and to be able to use the information and communication technologies required by the field. X
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication. X
14 To be able to transform abstract and concrete concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original works, based on the versatile and open-minded thinking model. X
15 To have aesthetic awareness. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 25
2. Ödev 25
3. Ödev 25
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 25
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignment 3 12 36
Final examination 1 24 24
Performance Task (Application) 1 8 8
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6