NMD3102 Globalization and Media Bahçeşehir 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
NMD3102 Globalization and Media Fall 3 0 3 5
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 TİRŞE ERBAYSAL FİLİBELİ
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. HASAN KEMAL SUHER
Recommended Optional Program Components: None.
Course Objectives: This course aims to focus on the concepts of globalization, communication and journalism from a theoretical perspective. It also analyzes the transformation of global media and communication in terms of new technologies and new media.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
- will be able to identify the impact of globalization and new technologies on the production of news,
- will grasp the global changes and their effects and develop skills on news making concerning them.
- will have an in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of news production on global news networks such as CNN; BBC, Reuters
- will gain practical skills in writing news in an international format and style,

Course Content

This module is intended to provide a firm theoretical and empirical foundation for understanding global communication and the production of international news.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to the course
2) What is Globalization?
3) Globalization and the Notions of Time & Space
4) Understanding the Bond Between Media and Globalism
5) Culture and Cultural Imperialism
6) Post-truth & Informational Sphere (Echo Chambers, Filter Bubbles etc.)
7) Midterm Exam
8) Practice: examining news
9) Post-truth & Populism
10) Big Data & Data Mining
11) Post-truth & populism
12) Big Data & Data Mining
13) Consumer Society
14) General Review


Course Notes / Textbooks: "Theories of Globalization", William I. Robinson
"Time and Space Reunited", Zygmunt Bauman
"Media and Globalization", Douglas Kellner &Clayton Pierce
"Consumer Society", Jean Baudrillard

References: "Theories of Globalization", William I. Robinson
"Time and Space Reunited", Zygmunt Bauman
"Media and Globalization", Douglas Kellner &Clayton Pierce
"Consumer Society", Jean Baudrillard

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 13 % 10
Presentation 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 35
Final 1 % 45
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Presentations / Seminar 1 3 3
Midterms 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 121

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.