TDS2014 Diction and Effective SpeakingBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
TDS2014 Diction and Effective Speaking Fall 2 0 2 3
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor FIRAT KARA
Recommended Optional Program Components: Archive
Course Objectives: With this course, students will gain competencies in effective speech

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1.To use the correct breathing techniques
2.To use the organs of speech
3.Environment, and the people making speeches in accordance with
4.Body language, facial expressions and gestures to ensure personal development
5.Solutions to problems that may occur during a conversation
6.Prevent articulation disorders
7.Gain confidence when delivering presentations
8.Correct use of Turkish
9.Ability of the diversity of expression
10.The development of oral communication

Course Content

The art of diction, sound and importance of breathing, tone and sound bending

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Course Introduction None
2) Communication concept and process None
3) Types of communication None
4) Basic concepts of speech and the elements that make up speech None
5) Diction definition and properties None
6) Speech errors and speech disorders None
8) Characteristics of speaker and listener, types of speech and basic principles of speech None
9) Student presentations None
10) Student presentations None
11) Student presentations None
12) Student presentations None
13) Student presentations None
14) Student presentations None


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ahmet Akçay, Sami Baskın, Etkinliklerle Hafta Hafta Konuşma Eğitimi, Ankara, Anı Yayıncılık, 2017.
Sağlık Çalışanları İçin Genel İletişim, ed. Nilay Gemlik, R.Özgür Çatar, Ankara, Nobel Kitabevi, 2019.
References: Yok

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 30
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentations / Seminar 1 1 1
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes 1 1 1
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 66

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.