The course deals with communication principles as applied to computer-mediated communication. It provides an overview of the basic elements of communication sciences, rhetoric principles on how to create a “good text” (oral and written), history of communication and the main aspects of computer-mediated communication.
At the end of the course, students will:
- know the main communication principles, as applied to oral, written and “digital” communication
- be aware of the consequences on society of innovations in the field of communication technology
- be able to manage the preparation of effective communication "artifacts" - with a special focus on how to write a project proposal and how to prepare multimedia presentations/digital stories
The course will encompass a number of formats including: lectures by the teacher, laboratory classes, in which students write, revise and present laboratory reports; seminars, in which students prepare and lead discussions; independent research projects.
There is no specific reference text for the course; notes, handouts, papers and books’ excerpts will be provided during the course in digital form.
Notes on methods of assessing
The final exam will consist of a written quiz and a group project. The final grade will be a weighted average, roughly according to this rule: 60% for the quiz and 40% for the project. More details will be provided during the course.
TUESDAY, January 15, 2019: from 9am to 1pm
FRIDAY, January 18, 2019: from 9am to 1pm
TUESDAY, January 22, 2019: from 9am to 1pm
TUESDAY, January 29, 2019: from 9am to 1pm CANCELLED & POSTPONED
THURSDAY January 31, 2019: from 9am to 1pm
FRIDAY, February 1, 2019: from 9am to 1pm
TUESDAY, February 5, 2019: from 9am to 2pm
FRIDAY, February 8, 2019: from 9am to 2pm
Type of didactic form
Information in English to support internationalization