FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION

Department of Public Relations and Advertising

GEHU 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Italian Culture
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEHU 206
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
-
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to introduce the main aspects of the elements which constitute Italian culture.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • describe concepts about Italian culture
  • develop an awareness about Italian culture through texts
  • write their opinion clearly and effectively
  • form a point of view about their own and target culture
  • comment the concepts about Italian culture from his/her point of view
Course Description This course is designed to give general information on literature, art, architecture, design, music, fashion and culinary arts,; starting from the historical and social foundations of Italian culture in terms of geography, history, language and belonging.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 General introduction of the course Culture and civilization, the elements of culture, intercultural communication
2 The foundations of Italian Culture: geography, history, language and belonging Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 1, (Thorogood, 2010), 5-48
3 The foundations of Italian Culture: geography, history, language and belonging Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 1, (Thorogood, 2010), 5-48
4 Literature and Philosophy / Midterm Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 2, (Thorogood, 2010), 55-80
5 Art Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 3, (Thorogood, 2010), 89-131
6 Architecture Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 3, (Thorogood, 2010), 89-131
7 Music / Midterm Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 4, (Thorogood, 2010), 139-173
8 Design / Midterm Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
9 Fashion Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
10 Cinema Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
11 Italian Cuisine Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 7, (Thorogood, 2010), 235-268
12 Student Presentations
13 Student Presentations
14 Review of the Semester
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
2
40
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
2
0
Final Exam
1
0
    Total
0

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to critically interpret theories, concepts, methods, instruments and ideas that form the basis of Public Relations and Advertising field.

2

To be able to collect and use necessary data to produce content in the field of Public Relations and Advertising with scientific methods.

3

To be able to use theoretical knowledge gained in the field of Public Relations and Advertising in practice.

4

To be able to use analytical thinking skills in the field of Public Relations and Advertising.

5

To be able to convey creative ideas and solution suggestions supported by scientific data in written and oral form to stakeholders.

6

To be able to take responsibility as individual and group members to solve problems encountered in the practice of Public Relations and Advertising field.

7

To be able to develop solutions that favor public good and raise awareness by having knowledge about regional, national and global issues and problems.

8

To be able to relate the basic knowledge of other disciplines supporting the field of Public Relations and Advertising with his/her own field of expertise.

9

To be able to use the knowledge, skills and competencies acquired by following regulations, innovations, changes, current developments, and occupational health and safety practices closely in the field of Public Relations and Advertising; in a lifelong manner and for individual and social purposes.

10

To be able to collect, interpret and share data by considering social, scientific and professional ethical values in the field of Public Relations and Advertising.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Public Relations and Advertising and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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