Course Summary

New Media Course Descriptions (ARUCAD)

Year 1 / Semester 1

COMM 101 Introduction to Communication

The purpose of Introduction to Communication course is to examine the general characteristics, functions and mode of operation in the framework of basic concepts of communication. In addition, communication types, communication models and general communication establishments will be discussed. It is aimed that the students will have the knowledge and equipment to understand the communication field and analyze it when necessary.


COMM 103 Research Methods in Communication

The main objective of this course is to examine the research process in the social sciences in general and communication sciences in general (problem determination, data collection, data analysis, etc.), to observe the existing method research methods and to enable the students to research on a specific topic (hypothesis), conceptualization, measurement, data collection, data analysis, data evaluation/interpretation and report writing techniques.

NMED 101 Digital Media Culture

This course will examine the social and cultural effects of new media technologies employed to create and interpret new information. Students will also explore the production and consumption processes of media products that emerge from digital media and cultural relations.

NMED 103 Digital Media Skills 1

This course is to familiarize the students with the programming languages, tools and programming terminology used in the new media. Students will learn the tools (browser, browser help applications, HTML editors, document management tools, image editors, etc.) necessary to create programming and projects for new media.

SOFL 101 Academic English 1

Students who attend this course regularly will have the opportunity to practice a variety of work skills, including but not limited to goal setting, organization, time use, concentration and grading. Students will be given important essays written in contemporary English, and learners will be able to discuss at academic level and write answers. At the end of the lessons, each student will be able to write the meaning of the unknown words in a reading, write paragraphs and articles, summarize, discuss and write answers.

 

 

 

Year 1 / Semester 2

DART 102 Computer Graphics

In addition to photography and digital photography, the student also learns how to instrumentalise them in terms of the basic design principles and how they can be used in graphic design and artistic work in computer environments.

NMED 102 Digital Media Skills 2

This course is to familiarize the students with the programming languages, tools and programming terminology used in the new media. Students will learn the tools (browser – ‘browser’, browser help applications, HTML editors, document management tools, image editors, etc.) necessary to create programming and projects for new media.

NMED 104 History of Media Technology

In this course, the history of the media environment developed through information and communication technologies will be examined. Throughout the course, the transition from the traditional media to the interactive cyber communication environment and the new dimensions that the cyber communication environment brings to the time-space relationship are evaluated, answers will be provided to these questions: “What is the information society and what is it aiming for?”, “What are the communication effects of technology? how are the phones affecting our lives?”,”Identity problems of individuals in cyber environment”,”What kind of changes and transformations are caused in cyber environment in individuals, in family, in male-female relations, in social life and between societies?”

NMED 106 New Communication Paradigms

This course analyses the conceptual and theoretical deficiencies and deficiencies in the field of communication and media and conveys the theoretical background that feeds the application through new readings. Contemporary ethical theories that deal with poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, postmodernism and postcolonialism as well as the other, gender, international, global relations and communication will be discussed.

NMED 108 Media Ethics

Today, the media in the world are able to play with the fate of people and countries in an empire. When the communication network is used correctly, it provides modernization in the political, social and social issues, democracy, human rights, economy, law, life style. This course aims to teach the media what humanity should pay attention to in terms of ethics, while presenting news and programs in the broadest extent to its interests.

 

 

SOFL 102 Academic English II

It is the continuation of Academic English I course. Students who attend this course regularly will have the opportunity to practice a variety of work skills, including but not limited to goal setting, organization, time use, concentration and grading. Students will be given important essays written in contemporary English, and learners will be able to discuss at academic level and write answers. At the end of the lessons, each student will be able to write the meaning of the unknown words in a reading, write paragraphs and articles, summarize, discuss and write answers.

Year 2 / Semester 1

NMED 201 Digital Content Management

This course will cover digitalization of digital content and digital content management concepts, content creation, identification, access and archiving systems and applications. Students will be able to assess and evaluate how digital information and document content will be identified, archived, and published.

NMED 203 New Media Concepts and Theories

New media and new media environments will be defined and the concepts and theories differentiated from the traditional media will be examined. The aim of the course is to examine the concepts and theories developed on the new media and to raise the awareness of the students about the individual and social influences of the new media on everyday life.

NMED 205 Interpersonal Communication

This course will cover the definition, significance, characteristics and mode of operation of interpersonal communication in the general context of the communication concept. In this course students will be able to establish effective and healthy communication between individuals and establish healthy group and organizational communication, and will be able to evaluate the process of communication in interpersonal relations.

DART 203 Digital Photography

From these drafting techniques, all the streaks of the digital photo will be handled and used for Photoshop use. Artistic compositions and thematic studies will be conducted for these unique searches.

NMED 207 Cultural Studies

This course aims to introduce the field of Cultural Studies which is one of the central approaches in the field of communication studies. It is also within the scope of the course to examine important debates such as identity, ideology, discourse, power, hegemony, social theory, as well as criticism of the rise and rise of the field of Cultural Studies.

 

VCDD 207 Sight, Sound and Motion

The aim of this course is to teach students how to design fixed and moving images synchronized with sound. From the commercial film to the video-art, from the short film to the feature film, the basic principles of all productions are perceived with this lesson.

Year 2 / Semester 2

VCDD 206 Typography

The aim of the typography course is to inform the student about the characteristic and hierarchical values ​​of the alphabetical forms and to teach them how to match the visual values ​​in graphic design environment. This course covers all the necessary information from the date of the typography to the technical development.

 

VCDD 208 Desktop Publishing

This course includes all phases of news publishing. The student arranges the content according to the content of the news to increase the perception of relationship between writing bodies and visual areas. This is an efficient way of studying how a page layout will look according to the basic design principles. The aim of this course is to introduce a more comprehensive publication design.

 

NMED 202 Sociology of Communication

The aim of the course; to help students understand the basic concepts of communication and collecting, and to contribute to their knowledge of the basic concepts, phenomena and phenomena of communication sociology. It is also aimed to help them to apply theoretical concepts to real cultural processes, to provide definitions of communication, relationship and interaction concepts and sociological models, and to reach different perspectives on mass media and their effects.

 

NMED 204 Social Media

The new media has changed the practices of everyday life as well as many business areas and has become an important part of communication strategies. The purpose of the social media course is to discuss the social media concept, the characteristics of social networks and their use in different areas. To be able to prepare a successful social media communication plan that can be used in different sectors. To learn how to report communication activities in social networks.

 

PHVD 208 Video Editing Techniques

The connection between fiction and visual language, which is based on how the moving image is mounted on the technical plane, will be examined. This tutorial, which is a front-panel understanding of moving images from a context, is intended for the editing of spot-like films such as video art, commercial film and social awareness film.

 

TUDI 202 Turkish Language 1

To be able to comprehend properly the structure and functioning characteristics of each mother tongue who attends higher education. To gain the ability to use Turkic language correctly and beautifully as a means of writing and oral expression in terms of language-thinking connection. It is to train young people who have a mother tongue consciousness to make a unifying and integral language in teaching.

 

AIIT History of Atatürk Principles and Revolutions

Atatürk’s Principles and History of Revolution; telling students how to establish the circumstances under which the Republic of Turkey, Atatürk’s principles which form the basis state to adopt; Atatürk’s military personality is described as a great statesman, revolutionary personality and leadership, nationalism rejecting racism, and efforts to establish international peace. It is explained today by the case studies that the principles of his transfer to the field of application are not only the Turkish nation but the whole humanity more than ever. Year 3 / Semester 1

 

NMED 301 Introduction to Journalism

This course is to give information about what the aim journalism is, how it develops and its basic definitions. It is also the aim of the main principles in journalism and the link between journalism and social responsibility. At the end of this course, students learn basic concepts about journalism. Learn about the social function of journalism. In professional terms, it has an idea of ​​what subspaces the journalism has and the possibility of career.

NMED 303 Information Security

This course covers computer systems, computer networks and applications that use these structures to examine the concept of security and the elements that constitute security. In addition, the nature of information produced in new media environments, shared domain, information security and private domain violations and ethical principles are covered. Students are aimed to gain skills in security analysis, design and implementation of these for computer systems, networks and applications.

NMED 305 Project for Social Responsibility

The Social Responsibility Project course is a collaborative effort between science and art disciplines to solve problems identified in the real-life environment outside the campus; to work in coordination with others to accumulate the domain in solving these problems; using specialist equipment within the context of the project for a specific purpose, creating appropriate compositions with other specializations; and equip them with the ability to reflect on their lives by improving the sensitivity of the civil society to the environmental sensitivity other than the profession.

 

NMED 307 New Media Politics

Along with the increasing interaction between politics, society, art and natural sciences, the perspectives for these disciplines are changing and changing. Developed for military technology in the 1960s, the internet now surrounds the whole world; tablet computers, smartphones and other communication tools are taking the changing worlds of the world with their advanced software infrastructure. This course includes a review procedure that examines the parameters of new media policies in light of all this information. Students will have knowledge of how new media policies can shape the outcome.

 

NMED 309 Political Communication

This course aims to examine the basic concepts and theoretical approaches to political communication. Students will be able to analyze political communication in both traditional and critical perspectives; examine the role of political communication in ensuring political legitimacy; will be able to analyze the effects of media on political speech and political discourse, and examine what changes in political communication create on political campaigns.

 

VCDD 307 Visual Representation

The course aims to develop the analytical skills of the problem of representation in the theoretical plane and to enable the students to use this information in the production process. In addition to their differences in their philosophical sense of representation, visual rhetoric and visual/semiological plane analysis will be done especially for poster designs.

 

TUDI 301 Turkish Language 2

It is the continuation of the Turkish Language I course. To be able to comprehend properly the structure and functioning characteristics of each mother tongue who attends higher education. To gain the ability to use Turkic language correctly and beautifully as a means of writing and oral expression in terms of language-thinking connection. It is to train young people who have a mother tongue consciousness to make a unifying and integral language in teaching.

 

 

 

 

Year 3 / Semester 2

NMED 302 Internet Journalism 1

Many new means of communication brought by technological development, especially internet, are causing transformations in social communication processes and journalism profession. Understanding and interpreting these transformations requires a discussion centering on the concepts of communication, technology and society and centering on Internet technology. In this course, the course will cover topics such as basic papers in the transition from written to internet journalism, technological development adaptation, reader expectation, computerization process, national and international legislation related to the internet, ethical rules, socio-psychological effects of the internet and internet journalism.

 

NMED 304 Intercultural Communication

The aim of this course is to learn the concepts such as globalization and othering which give direction to intercultural communication from the basic concepts of intercultural communication and to learn the importance of an effective communication in intercultural relations. Students will have a knowledge of intercultural communication theories, gain an intercultural perspective that will be sensitive to cultural differences, and learn how to resolve intercultural communication situations.

 

VCDD 302 Web Design

Web design is a very common design area in social media and professional internet promotion environment. Growing up in the field of web design with the information to be obtained in technical level besides page layout with basic design principles is a rewarding experience in the field of visual communication design. The goal is to give designers skills to these students.

 

DART 304 Sign and Image

In digital arts there is more image transfer and image construction than in conventional arts. The processing of visual elements in the digital environment and their use in a new representation environment resulted in a new image system. The emergence of visual imagery and its appearance as a visual text led to the emergence of visual semiotic character. Students will learn the function of this system.

 

Year 4 / Semester 1

NMED 401 Internet Journalism 2

This is the continuation of NMED 302, the purpose of which is to take the place of conventional – traditional journalism and to transfer the knowledge of internet journalism to the students in practice. In this course, topics such as the basic bases of transition from written to internet journalism, technological development adaptation, reader expectation, computerization process, national and international legislation related to internet, ethical rules, socio-psychological effects of internet and internet journalism will be covered.

 

NMED 403 Interactive Narrative in Media

Interactive (interactive) communication is structured in such a way that the messages are related to each other and enable the user’s participation / intervention. Interactive communication is used to attract the attention of the consumer and to deliver the information they need in an effective form. Chat is also one of the tools that provide interactivity. Interaction is increasing with the development of technology, control is given to the consumer. The aim of this course is to prepare the student for professional life on the field of interest.

 

Year 4 / Semester 2

NMED 404 New Media Project

This course covers all stages of project preparation for new media, development of research design, identification of data collection techniques and data analysis applications. Students will present their findings, findings and suggestions in a dissertation text that will complement their research designs by identifying the various themes in the field of new media with the knowledge they gained from other courses.

 

NMED 408 Image and Text

This course aims to educate candidates who are enlightened, intellectual designer, artist and thinker on the development of visual media as a medium of mass communication and mass manipulation. Students will be aware of the social influence of art and design, will be able to analyze existing texts by examining form and content, image and meaning relation.

 

Area Electives

NMED 323 Communication and Art

This course aims at evaluating, researching, analyzing and describing the political, economic and social dynamics of different periods in the history through the artistic products and trends such as painting, literature, music and plastic arts and to be able to relate and evaluate this information in the mass media in the period. It examines the socio-psychological-economic-political dynamics and movements of the Jazz period, the space-age and the cold war period, the 1970s student movements, and focuses on the reflections of these practices in radio, television, press, literature and cinema.

 

 

NMED 347 Media Aesthetics

This course will examine the aesthetic dimension of the media concept in today’s everyday life culture. The student will learn the characteristics of aesthetic language in the media communication context, which is based on how the relationship between expression transfer and form and content in visuals is shaped.

 

NMED 352 Types of Writing in Journalism

This course aims to introduce writing techniques for major newspaper types such as news, corner writing, interview, interview, travel writing, essay and criticism to students and encourage them to investigative journalism. Students will have the knowledge and equipment to understand and use the characteristics and differences of writing styles in a newspaper.

 

NMED 427 Media and Social Gender

This course aims to examine the basic concepts and theories related to gender and to show how gender is constructed. Students will identify relationships between gender and media, examine the role of the media in gender reproduction, and have knowledge and equipment to identify sexist representations in the media and analyze the current situation.

 

NMED 457 Advanced News Writing

This course is designed for students who want to pursue professional careers or further study in areas such as reporting, editorial, media design, photo journalism, radio-television publishing, public relations and advertising. The emphasis placed on learner communication and strong writing / correction skills established by the lecturers is a strong point of the course.

 

NMED 451 Advertising in New Media

New Media has provided a more dynamic social relationship to the mass media environment. We see that more communication networks are deployed from the vehicles used to the language used. There are differences in the language and representation of the advertisement in this environment. The aim of this course is to inform and prepare the students on how the advertising, which is a persuasive force in these new conditions, has taken shape.

 

Faculty Electives

VCDD 205 Vectorial Drawing

The purpose of the vector drawing class is to teach the students how to work with linear values ​​in the computer environment and to improve their artistic and technical skills. The programs developed to improve the print values ​​of creative works work in particular with vector logic; The fact that the student has this knowledge and skills is necessary for designing in the computer environment.

 

VCDD 103 Visual Language and Culture

The aim of the course is to examine the ties between language and culture and to explain the importance of communication in designing students. By making visual text analysis, diagnosis of the links between image and culture will contribute to the process of creativity in the field of application. The main objective of the course is to examine the visual language from the cultural layers to the representation skills.

 

VCDD 301 Editorial Design

The aim of the course is to teach all the processes of designing publishing design from design to print. In addition to teaching the design, printing preparation and publication rules of paged prints such as books, magazines, brochures and catalogs, it is aimed to teach the appropriate computer program in technical level.

 

CINE 343 Cinema and Gender

Cinema and Gender examine how a set of cinematic forms and forms of gender are created and applied. This course will present to students a theoretical and practical framework for developing analytical, critical and creative approaches to the presentation of gender cinema texts.

 

University Electives

PLAS 206 Basic Concepts of Art

This course is not about the flow of art history but about comparative modern art concepts and trends. It aims to develop the skills to diagnose the intended styles and to prepare the sub-structure for making criticism. It is from the intellectual gains of the learners that learning which concepts are represented and how they are used.

 

DART 206 Digital Culture and Art

This course will focus on the artistic reflection of the cultural elements that enter the digital environment and will examine and implement how the art is fed from the digital culture environment. It is the purpose of this course to teach students how digital culture representation is reflected in digital art.

 

PHVD 305 Photography and Meaning

It is a profound essay that examines the meaning of the photograph in terms of meaning and expression, identifies its aesthetic and aesthetic codes, and is a student of photography and selection. In particular, he examines an area of ​​photography where the human figurine is centralized and in the foreground. Students will also learn to build visual text with expression-focused photo shoots.

 

PHVD 405 Critique and Analysis of Photography

In each case, this course aims to improve the ability of critical thinking in this course, which is intended to be able to read the photograph in aesthetic and technical terms in artistic or field photography and to create a critical language. Especially a picture to be read through artistic values ​​must be read through certain concepts. The aim of this course is to teach these concepts and the language of criticism.

 

 

 

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