MCSR 497 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Research and Management Senior Project I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
MCSR 497
Fall
2
4
4
8

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
-
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to allow the students to clarify their carreer plans and to prepare a portfolio for their job applications. Students will develop their projects according to their own academic and professional interests.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students who are planning to work in media profession will be able to develop a portfolio to be displayed in job applications
  • Students who are planning to have an academic carreer will be able to discover their research topics and interests.
  • Students will be able to make plans regarding their professional future.
  • Students will develop their production and presentation skills.
  • Students will be able to take responsibility of any part of a project, from beggining to the completion.
Course Content

 



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 Introduction
2 Information on how to find and develop project ideas and turn into a project proposal.
3 Discussing project ideas
4 Developing project ideas
5 Submitting project proposal / Presentation of project proposals
6 Start of the projects / Weekly meeting
7 Project work / Weekly meeting
8 Project work / Weekly meeting
9 Project work / Weekly meeting
10 Project work / Weekly meeting
11 Project work / Weekly meeting
12 Project work / Weekly meeting
13 Project work / Weekly meeting
14 Project work / Weekly meeting
15 Project work / Weekly meeting
16 Presentation of projects and discussion

 

Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
6
96
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
1
6
Project
1
38
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
80
    Total
170

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to critically discuss and interpret the theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of media and communication discipline. X
2 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programs required by the mediaproduction process.
3 To be able to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in practice.
4 To be able to critically interpret theoretical debates concerning the relations between the forms, agents, and factors that play a role in the field of media and communication. X
5 To be able to critically discuss and draw on theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of other disciplines complementing the field of media and communication studies. X
6 To be informed about national, regional, and global issues and problems; to be able to generate problemsolving methods depending on the quality of evidence and research, and to acquire the ability to report those methods to the public. X
7 To be able to gather, scrutinize and use with scientific methods the necessary data to for the processes of production and distribution. X
8 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process towards personal and social goals. X
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of media and communication, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level. X
11 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)

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