Course Title : Print and Online Media
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
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Seminar
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Lab
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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
WeekTopics
1History of world press- Information on the pamphlet- The difference between controversy and pamphlet
2Discussion on Journalistic genres and formats: Reportage
3Discussion on Journalistic genres and formats: Feuilleton, editorial, comment and OP-Ed
4History of Internet- Consolidation as a medium of communication
5 New Media and Journalism
6Audiences- Online news media and transformation of the audience’ role
7McLuhan and technological determinism
8Midterm Exam
9Citizen Journalism
10New Media: uses and abuses
11 Digital visuality and visibility
12Ethics of online news media- Challenges and ethical dilemmas of online media
13New Media and Identity
14Political Economy of New Media
15New media and participatory culture
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
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
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects115
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance115
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
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
ECTS 5

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