COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Orientation and Career Planning
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IUE 100
Fall
1
0
1
2
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to prepare students for university education and campus life and enable them to grasp self-awareness. The course will guide the students to explore their personal abilities and improve themselves in accordance with the expectations of business world.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • identify academic and administrational units of the university as well as the rules and regulations they are subject to;
  • develop the capacity to set professional goals based on their interests;
  • improve their time management skills;
  • to develop their oral and written communication skills;
  • to assess their strengths and weaknesses before professional life.
Course Description The aim of this course is to help students recognize the skills needed for university life and career goals. These skills include self-awareness, goal setting, time management, oral and written communication, and analytical thinking. The course will introduce those skills to students via seminars and talks conducted by specialists and professionals.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: Aims and Expectations What is Career? Why university education?
2 University Life: Academic units, administrative units, and student clubs
3 Core Skills I: Seminar on Self-Awareness “How Does Your Self-Concept Affect Your Career?” https://work.chron.com/selfconcept-affect-career-23438.html
4 Core Skills II: Seminar on Setting Goals “Eight Ways You Can Define, Then Reach, Your Career Goals” https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/09/25/eight-ways-you-can-define-then-reach-your-career-goals/#450105f87ca4
5 Career Talks I: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Job Skills Checklist, https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/job_ search_writing/preparing_an_application/job_skills_checklist.html
6 Core Skills III: Seminar on Time Management “Manipulate Time With These Powerful 20 Time Management Tips” https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnrampton/2018/05/01/manipulate-time-with-these-powerful-20-time-management-tips/#255ad99a57ab
7 Career Talks II: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Resumé prepatation guide by the Career Guidance Center
8 Core Skills IV: Seminar on Oral and Written Communication “11 Communication And Speaking Skills That Will Boost Your Reputation As A Leader” https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2019/02/08/11-communication-and-speaking-skills-that-will-boost-your-reputation-as-a-leader/#3751dbea2fa3
9 Career Talks III: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Virtual Interviewing: How Employers & Job Seekers Can Prepare”, https://workology.com/virtual-interviewing-how-employers-job-seekers-can-prepare/
10 Core Skills V: Seminar on Analytical Thinking “Analytical Skills Definition, List, and Examples” https://www.thebalancecareers.com/analytical-skills-list-2063729
11 Career Talks IV: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Video: 5 Ways to Listen better” https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ ways_to_listen_better?referrer=playlist-listen_up#t-74423
12 Core Skills VI: Seminar on Leadership Youtube Video: “Leading People and the Qualities of a Good Leader” https://youtu.be/LxYGrPmH4rY
13 Addiction and Mindfulness
14 Core Skills VII: Seminar on Personal Brands “The First Step To Building Your Personal Brand”, https://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2012/02/14/the-first-step-to-building-your-personal-brand/#64455dd46201
15 Review of the Semester
16 Review of the Semester
Course Notes/Textbooks None
Suggested Readings/Materials None

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
30
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
70
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
1
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exams
    Total
50

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

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