RTV 201 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
News Collecting and Writing
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
RTV 201
Fall
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course covers news gathering and writing techniques, and the use of news sources, social function and sociological importance of the news.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who successfully complete this course; 1) Will learn the basics of the professional journalism
  • Learn and be able to explain the concept of news.
  • Be able to apply and to learn the news-gathering method
  • News, society, discuss the relationship between politics and culture.
  • Will be able to learn and apply methods and techniques of news writing.
Course Content The course will focus on the concepts of journalism and journalism in general terms.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the course and overview of the course Meeting with students, information about the course content
2 The emergence and development of traditional newspaper journalism Oya Tokgöz: Pp. 59-74
3 Basic information about Journalism Oya Tokgöz: Pp. 113-127
4 Holiday
5 The definition of news, importance and characteristics of news Oya Tokgöz: Pp.202-232
6 Sociology of News - Media, Society and Culture
7 Mid Term
8 Sociology of News - Media, Society and Culture News Gathering Techniques - I -News Resources -Primary and secondary sources Oya Tokgöz: Pp. 235-260
9 Communication Models and Journalism Will be distributed
10 News Writing Techniques - II headline, introduction, body Oya Tokgöz: Pp. 261-281
11 The basic principles in news writing -5N1K rule
12 News Writing Techniques - II - writing all the news - rewriting the News Oya Tokgöz: Pp. 261-281
13 Photography -Photo News Reporting - photo element in the news - news writing techniques Will be distributed
14 Presentation
15 Summary of the Course
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Textbooks Tokgöz, Oya (2006) Temel Gazetecilik In addition, students are expected to benefit from the notes and documents which will be distributed in class.
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
15
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
65
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
6
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
21
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To Apply Radio and Television Programming information to apply other sciences

X
2 To perform the ability to use modern techniques and methods X
3 To Act independently, using initiative and creativity skills X
4 To have the ability to make disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teamwork and X
5 Ability to have a professional and ethical responsibility X
6 To have a defined target in accordance with the process of problem solving and the ability to design X
7 To be Process-oriented, people-based, information sharing on best effort to continuously train radio, television programmer X
8 To provide team work and management in accordance with the qualification to improve problem determination and problem-solving skills X
9

To train staff who is in communication and interaction with the environment, followed by the needs of the environment, which stabilizes the factors that influence the profession

X
10

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