Media, Culture and Communication, 4 credits (TRTE19)

Medier, kultur och kommunikation, 4 hp

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Gary Svensson

Director of studies or equivalent

Gary Svensson
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2018) 2 1 Swedish Norrköping o

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme

Prerequisites

Visual Culture and Design History

Intended learning outcomes

The course highlights communication as a cultural and social phenomenon focusing on the part of communication that can be described as mediated. Theories about the relationship between society and the media are introduced. The aim of the course is to give the student an overview but also specific knowledge of the theoretical perspectives regarding mediated communication, such as convergence cultures and remediation.
Upon completion of the course, the student will:

  • Briefly account for current theoretical perspectives regarding mediated communication
  • Describe different approaches to mediated communication
  • In speech and speech bring a reasoning and critical reflection on media in society

Course content

  • Communication theories
  • Relationship between society and the media
  • Theoretical perspectives on mediated communication

Teaching and working methods

The teaching of the course is provided through lectures, seminars and project works in groups.
Seminars and project works are compulsory for all students.

Examination

HEM1Hand-in assignmentU, 3, 4, 52 credits
UPG1SeminarsU, G2 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

Director of Studies or equivalent

Gary Svensson

Examiner

Gary Svensson

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 75 h
There is no course literature available for this course.
HEM1 Hand-in assignment U, 3, 4, 5 2 credits
UPG1 Seminars U, G 2 credits

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