First Cycle - Faculty of Engineering - Computer Engineering (English)
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
COMM2060 Communication Models and Techniques Compulsory 2 3 3
Objectives of the Course
Approaches related with communication theory and methods. Communication fact and concept,sorts of communication, modern communication platform. The evalution of language,thinking and design relationship via semiotics approach
Learning Outcomes
1 Selects the data which is provided by product’s visual structure. (12)
2 Evaluates and solves a designed product in terms of semiotics. (11)
3 Can analysis the relationship between message-meaning in a product whose design is made. (10)
4 Makes solutions in terms of semiotics. (7,8,9)
5 Recognizes the basic communication models and lists them. (6)
6 Can differanciate the communication channels in terms of language, semiotics and techniques. (4,5)
7 Can explain the societies communication levels in terms of pyramid prevision (3,4)
8 Evaluates and tells the communication fact in terms of different approaches. (1,2)
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Communucation in terms of concept
The history of researches related with communication,communication fact with different approaches(cybernetic, anthropology, psychology,semiotics)
The individual in the activity of communication and mass communication
Communication progress in society,communication channels
Communication techniques(writing,press,post,phone,radio,television,computer,new media)
Basic communication theory and models(Laswell, Shannon&Weaver, Dance, Defleur, Osgood’s Models)
Semiotics(looking to a living area in terms of semiotics)
Semiotics,devilish semiotics,system
Story,visual, video evaluation
Relationship between language,thinking,meaning,design.
The evalution of designed a product interms of fonctionality, relability, robustness, aesthetic, safety via semiotics approach
The data which will be perceive and interpret as accurate product informations by user




Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Communucation in terms of concept
2 The history of researches related with communication,communication fact with different approaches(cybernetic, anthropology, psychology,semiotics)
3 The individual in the activity of communication and mass communication
4 Communication progress in society,communication channels
5 Communication techniques(writing,press,post,phone,radio,television,computer,new media)
6 Basic communication theory and models(Laswell, Shannon&Weaver, Dance, Defleur, Osgood’s Models)
7 Basic communication theory and models(Laswell, Shannon&Weaver, Dance, Defleur, Osgood’s Models)
8 Midterm exam
9 Semiotics(looking to a living area in terms of semiotics)
10 Semiotics,devilish semiotics,system
11 Story,visual, video evaluation
12 Story,visual, video evaluation
13 Relationship between language,thinking,meaning,design.
14 The evalution of designed a product interms of fonctionality, relability, robustness, aesthetic, safety via semiotics approach
15 The data which will be perceive and interpret as accurate product informations by user
16 Final exam preperation
17 final
Recommended or Required Reading
Communication Models -Denis McQuail Sven Windahl
Communication Science -Judith Lazar
Introduction to Semiotics - Fatma Erksan
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Presentation worksheets related with subject, homeworks in terms of project (creating communication model and anlysis in terms of semiotics), analysis for story, picture, video, advertising examples, anlysis of student’s desing samples in terms of communication
Assessment
AssessmentQuantityWeight
Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
Total100
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam2100
Total100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Total100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 1 24 24
Applied 1 33 33
Post Class Self Study 1 10 10
Final Preparation 1 4 4
Other 1 4 4
Total 5 75 75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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