Information Package / Course Catalogue
Effective Communication Skills
Course Code: BSÖ553
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to teach the subjects which are complementary of oral communication both in theory and practice in order to be a good communicator at national and international level.

Course Content

Methods to enable students to communicate effectively verbally or nonverbally

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the basic concepts of communication.
2. Will be able to explain issues related to effective communication skills.
3. Will be able to analyze case studies related to effective communication.
4.Evaluate the benefits of effective communication skills in educational settings.
5. Discuss the effective communication practices that can be used in educational environments.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Effective Communication (John Adair translated by Ömer Çolakoğlu), Babıali Kültür Publication
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Communication concept and process
Week 2 - Theoretical
Elements of communication
Week 3 - Theoretical
Face to face communication
Week 4 - Theoretical
The concept and definition of nonverbal communication
Week 5 - Theoretical
Physical touch in nonverbal communication Proximity Orientation Head movements Facial expressions Gestures Posture Eye movement and eye contact Nonverbal aspects of speech
Week 6 - Theoretical
Emphasis on body language Body language warning Body language emotionality The shape of faces in body language Reading nonverbal Ways to improve body language Reasons for improving body language Misleading body language
Week 7 - Theoretical
Closed body language Submissive body language Romantic body language Relax body language Ready body language
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Strong body language Bored body language Classification of touch Functions of touch The effect of touch on the growth and development of people Fragrances in the communication process Fragrance alphabet Functions of fragrances
Week 10 - Theoretical
Listening concept Aims of listening Stages of listening Preparing for listening Applying listening process model Evaluating the effectiveness of listening process Determining new objectives
Week 11 - Theoretical
Types of listening Active and passive listening Superficial and deep listening Empathic and objective listening Informative listening Relational listening Appreciation listening Descriptive listening
Week 12 - Theoretical
Listening Why do we listen? Reasons for good listening Ways to be a good listener Types of listening Overview of colors
Week 13 - Theoretical
Language of colors Properties of colors Psychological effects of colors Colors in business colors in clothing Colors in rooms Colors in flowers
Week 14 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
2
3
4
3
2
4
OÇ-2
4
2
1
2
3
1
OÇ-3
3
2
2
4
2
1
OÇ-4
1
2
2
3
4
2
OÇ-5
2
2
4
3
3
2
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