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Course Code and Title: SOS 251-Sociology of Media and Communication

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: Second year, Autumn
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Lecturer: Dr. Aylin Görgün-Baran
Course Content: The contents of the course include; symbolic interaction theory, philosophical, psychological and sociological approaches on mass society, communication models and paradigms about the relationship between popular culture and media from a postmodernist point of view. 
Course Objectives: On success completion of this course, the student will be able to understand the paradigmas in media and contrast them, and express the problems out of mass relationship, comprehend to be sensitive to these problems.
Teaching Method: Lectures, classroom discussions and observational visits
Assessment Method: Written exams and an assignment (two midterm (40%), final (50%), and assignment (10%)).
Recommended Reading list:
Alemdar, K., İ. Erdoğan. (1994) Popüler Kültür ve İletişim, Ankara: Ümit Yayıncılık.
Dellaloğlu, Besim. (1995) Frankfurt Okulu’nda Sanat ve Toplum, İstanbul: Bağlam      Yayınları.
Baran, Aylin G. (1997) İletişim Sosyolojisi, Ankara.
Fiske, John. (1996) İletişim Çalışmalarına Giriş, (Çev. S. İrvan), Ankara: Bilim Sanat Yayınları.
Katari, Asker (2006), Farklılıklarla Yaşamak, Ankara:Ürün Yayınları.
Mc Quail D., S. Windahl. (1993) İletişim Modelleri, (çev. M. Küçük), Ankara: İmaj      Yayınları.
Şaylan, Gencay. (2002) Postmodernizm, Ankara: İmge Kitabevi.

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