Course Title : Communication Philosophy
Code Course
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Regular
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Credits ECTS
COM 203-1 B 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
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Language Albanian
Course Level
Description The course focuses on explaining the content of the communication as an important social activity for the individual and society. In this subject will be taking place symbolism, meaning of auspice, communicating ways, socializing processes, oversight, entertainment and influencing human behavior, etj. In the course willl be set aside the role of classical and new media, advertising and PR, films and image culture in general.
Objectives Enabling students to analyze the phenomenas of media and processes of communication, team work organization, conduct partial surveys, drafting of clear messages and processing of media customers’ feedback etc..
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The object of the study of the philosophy of communication
2Sentences that express experience (the meaning and truth, according to Bertran Russell
3Kant's categorical imperative and media making decisions
4Psychology of crowds of people of Gustav Le Bon's
5Critical search in Colombia - Lazarsfeld and Merton
6Culture industry by Horkheimer and Adorno
7Audience / crowd and the crowd / public thesis by Katz and Dayan
8Midterm Exam
9To understand the media by Marshall McLuhan
10Visual Pleasure
11Relationship between Media and Politics
12The role and functions of mass communication
13Social implications of the Internet
14Word and image - the formation of attitudes, perceptions and beliefs on current conditions
15The difficulties of media studies.Transmutation of communication.
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will acquire basic knowledge on philosophy of communication.
2Students will be able to recognize and use the best sources of information on this area.
3Students will be able to discuss and defend various topics related to the philosophy of communication.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes15
Projects00
Term Projects110
Laboratory00
Attendance15
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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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 11111
Final examination 11414
Other 000
Total Work Load 129
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.16
ECTS 5

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