Media, Culture and Communication, 4 credits

Medier, kultur och kommunikation, 4 hp

TRTE19

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Gary Svensson

Director of studies or equivalent

Gary Svensson

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 75 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2021) 2 1 Swedish Norrköping C

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

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 assignment2 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
UPG1Seminars2 creditsU, G

Grades

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

Department

Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

Director of Studies or equivalent

Gary Svensson

Examiner

Gary Svensson

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 75 h
Code Name Scope Grading scale
HEM1 Hand-in assignment 2 credits U, 3, 4, 5
UPG1 Seminars 2 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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