GENS 208 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Health and Society: Epidemiology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GENS 208
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims to let the students to learn the basic concepts of health and society and the relation between these concepts. Besides this course aims to provide students with the knowledge of basic determinants of public health, risk factors, and various health systems.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The basic factors that determine and develop the society health,
  • Understand the major risk groups in the society,
  • The international studies that aims to develop public health, the basic health indicators, major healthy behaviors and health politics
  • Healthcare services in Turkey and protective health practices in our country
Course Content The course will basically structured around two main concepts and individual health and society health. The course content design to teach the basic concepts of creating and sustaining healthy societies.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction What do we mean by a Healthy Society?
2 The Concept of Health and Basic Concepts Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
3 Health and Diseases Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
4 Bayram
5 The Major Determinants of Health Environment, Behaviour, Heritage, Health Services Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
6 Determining the Health of Society The major risk factors Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
7 Midterm
8 Health Practices and Its Importance The examples of health development practices HW: The examples of practices that are developed to improve public health and the evaluation of its results Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
9 Health Policies that Effect Societies Demographic factors, local management practices, human resources, environmental issues, drugs, crisis HW Delivery! Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
10 Education-Occupation- Income Level and Health Rural and urban areas Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
11 Society, Gender and Health Interaction Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
12 Basic Healthcare practices in Turkey Protective, rehabilitation and curing Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
13 Traditional Curing Methods Parts from the reference of instructor and PowerPoint presentations.
14 Presentation
15 Presentation
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
9
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
26
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
9
5
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
1
25
    Total
168

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest