Course Title : Print and Online Media
Code Course
Credits ECTS
COM 252-1 D 4 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description The course offers an enhanced content on print and online. In this course will be addressed in detail the main genres of journalism, as well as the challenges facing traditional media and online media. What are the main characteristics of the Albanian press? What are the challenges of traditional media in an era of rapid technological developments? A news media will survive online? The press face online media will be the focus of this course.
Objectives In this course intended for students: - Understand and recognize all genres of traditional journalism. - To recognize and develop their knowledge about ongoing developments in online media. - Train on ways of transmitting information through print and online media. - To perceive more clearly the challenge between traditional media and new.
Course Outline
1Internet and Mass Communication- The idea of the birth of the internet and web today- Internet , heterogeneous media
2Interactivity in online news media
3Multimediality and Hypertextuality in online news media
4Citizen journalism and convergence- Challenges of today media ecosystem
5Online news media and the transformation of the audience’ role
6Reporting on web- Guidelines for writing on the web
7Social Media and new era of technologic revolution in communication
8Midterm Exam
9Blogs and blogging as a new journalistic practice
10Ethics of online news media
11Economic model of network based media- challenges and the need for a sustainable model
12History of world press- Information on the pamphlet- The difference between controversy and pamphlet
13Discussion on genres; Reportage, Feuilleton, editorial, comment and article
14Presentation of group projects
15Presentation of group projects
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will acquire knowledge on the press and online media.
2Students will be able to recognize and prepare to news published in newspapers, magazines and websites.
3Students will be able to discuss and defend their opinions and ideas on the Albanian media in general, as a contribution to the building of a free society and integrated.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14456
Assignments 100
Midterms 188
Final examination 11313
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5

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