Course Title : Communication Elements
Code Course
Credits ECTS
COM 204-1 A 4 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description During this course , students will have the opportunity to learn and to apply in theiyre daily life the princips of inter-personal communication. The way of expressing is based on psychological , social , cultural and linguistic factors, which they communicate with. This course is also going to focus on the perceptation among people, inter-personal dynamic, listening and verbal or visual symbols.
Objectives This course intends giving to the student a wider understanding in their daily communicatiom. They will be able to perfectionate their personal ot inter-personal communicating skills .
Course Outline
1Language as a system:
2Language and speech. Semiologic project. Semiological marks
3Index, marks and icons. Conventional foundations of iconic marks
4Semiologic codes. Particular and general aspects.
5A general model of communication
6The content and the relationship. Saying as an image of saying. Speeches and stories.
7Components of the speech acts.
8Midterm Exam
9Issues of self understanding and inferential pragmatic
10The principals of cooperation and rules of discussion
11The inferential cooperation model, the pertinence principal, deductive means.
12Thinking models. inference
13Speeches and social relationship. Rights, obligations and roles
14Words and images. images and dreams.
15The metaphor and metonymy in the media.Compressing and moving.
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The student get acquainted with the most important communication principals
2Gain concepts to interpret communication methods and possesses basic communication principles
3The student acquire comprehensive knowledge on methods and communication theories and also on the basic communicative concepts of marking.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects120
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) 14228
Assignments 200
Midterms 12020
Final examination 12929
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5

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