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Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: PSI322
Course Name: Communication
Course Semester: Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 6
Language of instruction:
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course: University Elective
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ZEYNEP HALE AKSUNA
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. BİLİNMİYOR BEKLER
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth study about the basis of communication skills and raise students' awareness of the importance of these skills.
Course Content: The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth study about the basis of communication skills and raise students' awareness of the importance of these skills.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) A
2) A
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
3 - Competences
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
Field Specific Competence
Learning Competence
Communication and Social Competence

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) • To introduce the course • To introduce basic concepts • Defining the scope of the course and basic concepts Lecturer's notes and related articles
2) • To explain the basic features of interpersonal communication with various approaches and models. • Making sense of interpersonal communication: Various approaches and models Lecturer's notes and related articles
3) • To explain the basic features of interpersonal communication with various approaches and models. • Making sense of interpersonal communication: Various approaches and models Lecturer's notes and related articles
4) • Placing interpersonal communication within the framework of the social and physical environment Lecturer's notes and related articles
5) • To understand the perception processes used in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
6) • Evaluation of students through midterm exam Lecturer's notes and related articles
7) • Learning body language in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
8) • To understand the place and importance of verbal communication within the framework of interpersonal communication. Lecturer's notes and related articles
9) • To understand the establishment of language, ideology and power relations in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
10) • Evaluation of students through midterm exam Lecturer's notes and related articles
11) • To learn rationality and alternative communication strategies in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
12) • To deal with greeting, rhetoric and narration methods in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
13) • To understand the subject of listening, one of the problem-solving methods in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
14) • Understanding empathy, one of the problem-solving methods in interpersonal communication Lecturer's notes and related articles
15) • Evaluation of students through the final exam Lecturer's notes and related articles

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Fiske, J., 1996, İletişim Çalışmalarına Giriş, çev. Süleyman İrvan, Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları, Ankara s. 91-111
Hartley, Peter, Interpersonal Communication, 1993, London: Routledge.
References: İnceoğlu, Metin, Tutum Algı İletişim, 1993, Ankara: Verso
İzgören, Ahmet Şerif, Dikkat Vücudunuz Konuşuyor, 1999, Academy İnternational, Ankara
Zıllıoğlu, Merih, İletişim Nedir, Cem Yayınevi, İstanbul,2003
Tannen, Deborah, Hiç Anlamıyorsun, 1996, İstanbul: Varlık Yayınları.
Oskay, Ünsal, İletişimin ABC’si, 2001, İstanbul: Der Yayınları.
Mutlu, Erol, İletişim Sözlüğü, Ark Yayınları, Ankara, 1995
Zıllıoğlu, Merih, İletişim Nedir, Cem Yayınevi, İstanbul,2003

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Learning Outcomes

1

2

Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Reading

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 2 % 50
Final 1 % 50
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 50
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 50
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 13 39
Application 16 48
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 16 48
Presentations / Seminar 16 48
Midterms 2 6
Final 1 3
Total Workload 192