Rethoric in Speech, Texts and Images, 6 credits

Retorik i tal, text och bild, 6 hp

TNKA10

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Maria Thunborg

Director of studies or equivalent

Ulrika Örtenberg

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6CKTS Communications, Transport and Infrastructure, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1, 2 1, 1 Swedish Norrköping E
6CIEN Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1, 2 1, 1 Swedish Norrköping E
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 4 (Spring 2020) 1, 2 1, 1 Swedish Norrköping C
6CMEN Media Technology and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2020) 1, 2 1, 1 Swedish Norrköping E

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Graphic Design and Communication
  • Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Communications, Transport and Infrastructure, M Sc in Engineering
  • Media Technology and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, the participants should:

  • be able to apply knowledge of the rethoric of written text and images and analyse the role of rethoric in a case scenario.
  • have achieved skills, to present a statement orally to an audience and other specified conditions
  • describe different image media´s visual rethoric
  • know how to orally present and motivate a chosen form of visual rethoric

Course content

The basic knowledge of oral communication in different forms, with special attention to pitch and rethoric analysis. Different perspectives (for example gender) are discussed based on cases and given situations. Seminars are held where the students analyze and give feedback on each other´s oral presentations and work as a result of an individual assignment. 

Teaching and working methods

During the first part of the course, the course consists of weekly themes through lectures, seminars, group work and assignments. During the second part of the course, the main work is conducted through a group project. Lectures, seminars, individual work and group work

Examination

UPG2Seminars and Written Assignment3 creditsU, G
UPG1Oral Presentations and Written Evaluation3 creditsU, G

Grades

Two grade scale, older version, U, G

Department

Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

Director of Studies or equivalent

Ulrika Örtenberg

Examiner

Maria Thunborg

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG2 Seminars and Written Assignment 3 credits U, G
UPG1 Oral Presentations and Written Evaluation 3 credits U, G
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Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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