Prof. Dr. Buket Akkoyunlu

Tuesday, 10.00 - 12.20, Merkez Campus, RA02

Aims of the course  are to help students understand the essentials of the communication process, identify potential communication problems, construct productive approaches to communication, to develop strategies to develop effective communication skills to be an effective presenter and deliver better presentations. Moreover, it helps students to create an effective curriculum vitae.

It is designed to help students heighten their awareness of the function and value of communication. The subject aims to equip students with the ability to use the communication skills required in meetings, group discussions, interviews, and presentations.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • What is communication?
  • Identify key elements and principles of communication
  • Recognize and describe various communication styles
  • Define verbal communication.
  • Define non verbal communication.
  • Define barriers to communication.
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare and present a short oral presentation
  • Describe and practice key listening skills
  • Apply the four cornerstones method of a successful presentation
  • Develop and organize presentation content
  • Prepare and deliver a more effective presentation
  • Use visual aids and supportive materials effectively
  • Prepare an effective curriculum vitae