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
ACL2003 Introduction to Novel Fall 3 0 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi HATİCE ÖVGÜ TÜZÜN
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. GÖNÜL BAKAY
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ELİF BAŞ
Recommended Optional Program Components: none
Course Objectives: to give the students a comprehensive undrestanding of the novel form , pointing to the different genres of the novel

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Students will have achieved in depth understanding of:
• the emergence of the novel as a new literary form in the 18 century
• the socio-political and historical contexts in which these novels were written
• the ways in which the authors’ life implicates the work produced

Course Content

18th, 19th and 20 th century novels by English writers

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Moll Flanders pages 1 -75. Reading
2) Moll Flanders 75-150 Reading
3) Moll Flanders 150-225 Reading
4) Moll Flanders 225-330. Reading
5) Hard Times 1-100 Reading
6) Hard Times 100-230. Reading
7) Review Reading
8) 1984 1-75 Reading
9) 1984 75-150 Reading
10) 1884 150 -225 Reading
11) 1984 225-325 Reading
12) Mrs Dalloway 1-75 Reading
13) Mrs Dalloway 75-150 Reading
14) Mrs Dalloway 150 -225 Reading
15) Final -
16) Final -


Course Notes / Textbooks: Moll Flanders- Daniel Defoe

Hard Times- Charles Dickens

1984- George Orwell

Mrs Dalloway- Virginia Woolf
References: none

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 3 % 20
Presentation 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 15 2 30
Project 1 10 10
Quizzes 4 3 12
Midterms 1 30 30
Final 1 40 40
Total Workload 164

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) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.