The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aims of the course are 1. to enhance analytical and critical skills in visual communication; 2. to offer introductory insights into the role of visual communication in contemporary society 3. to provide would be media professional with the necessary knowledge in support of a professional ethic of responsibility.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to engage critically with basic issues pertaining to visual communication.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Fluency in English, reading and writing skills

Previous course names

None

Additional information

More information about the course can be obtained from Matteo Stocchetti.

Recommended or required reading

Jonathan Beller, 2016. The cinematic mode of production. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England Gillian Rose, Visual methodologies: an introduction to the interpretation of visual materials. London: Sage, 2001. Susan Sontag 1977. On photography. London : Penguin, 2008(1977).

Study activities

Individual studies - 133 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the examinations consisting of a test on readings.

Teacher

Stocchetti Matteo

Examiner

Stocchetti Matteo

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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