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 Arş.Gör.Dr. IŞIL ŞİMŞEK
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. IŞIL ŞİMŞEK, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET GÜZEL, Arş.Gör. İSMAİL KURTULDU,
Course Assistants
Course Category Basic Teaching Suitable For Field
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 of the course, information about the sources, methodological introduction to the lecture of the history of communication
2 Prehistoric periods and ways of using communication
3 Communication in ancient times (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greek and Phoenician Civilizations)
4 The transition from oral culture to written culture during the imperial period
5 The Middle Ages: The central position of the church in knowledge and information and its effect on social structures
6 The effect of the reform in Europe, the existence of the printing press, knowledge-based centralization in Continental Europe and the New World
7 Industrial Revolution: separation of communication and transportation systems (telephone, telegraph,)
8 Midterm Exam
9 Emergence of newspapers, informational and boulevard press
10 Photography and photography agencies, the emergence of cinema
11 Mass Communication and Radio
12 Mass Communication and Television
13 Transition to the web environment: New media, social media
14 Mass use of the internet, communication and globalization
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.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
4 X
6 X
7 X
8 X
12 X
13 X
18 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. 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) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 3 3
Quiz 3 3 9
Assignment 1 4 4
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5