Course Title : Bases of Semiotics
Code Course
Credits ECTS
COM 201-1 A 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
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Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description Semiotics of the text actually states that by this definition means an articulate theory, operational concepts which are used to describe the organization of texts. To apply methodological instruments texts that will be subject to tests semiotic means to possess a kind of intuition, a kind of interpretive insight and artistic sensitivity. But this does not mean that the semiotic reading of texts is entirely subjective and arbitrary. Semiotic analysis aims to reignite intelligible, belonging and distinctiveness of texts studied. (With intelligible will understand more understanding, the contents against nebula which comes from fast intuitive interpretations). Through semiotic analysis with analytical and critical approach intended to feel and understanding of authentic texts, which not only genuine semblance of truth that does not obsolete, but also manage to create such.
Objectives  To obtain basic knowledge of the theory of nodular  Adopt operational concepts to describe organization of texts  To reach students applying methodological instruments texts will be objects of semiotic analysis  Increase possessing intuitive ability, what kind and what kind of interpretive teaser required.  To promote the critical viewing and artistic sensitivity during semiotic reading, avoiding reading entirely subjective and arbitrary, or use the text
Course Outline
1- In the world of Semiotics; - What is Semiotics? - The notion on semiotics and its elements - texts, signs. - The loss of Language: when language is excessive. - Sign. People and signs. Kinds of signs.
2Situations of communication and their types; - Sign systems - What a system means? - How is a sign system made up.
3 Signs in culture - Clever numbers - Hands and signs - Stones transform also in signs - Language of dance - language as a sign system
4The reader model and limits of interpretation semiotics of Umberto Ecothe main issues- Theories on semiotic reading assistance;- Literary system and intertextuality;- Helen of Troy as the creation of Faik Konica hyper textual ...;(other semiotic analysis)- The reader model and limits the interpretation semiotics of Umberto Eco- Lack of understanding literary sustainable
5Levels of reception of semiotic text and its interpretation - Signs, its essence and qualities - Structure of signs classification
6 Three dimensions of semiotic text
7- Semiotic bases of communicative activity - Communicative relationships in the system:
8Midterm Exam
9Semiotic analyze of the advertising message - The complex analyze of the advertising message
10Advertising as a creolized text - The metaphoric base of the advertising's creolized text
11 Fundamental units and notions of text semiotics - Notion of expression - Syntactic
12On the atmosphere of semiotics - Semantics - Pragmatics
13Semiosphere - Intertext and Inosphere (spehere of information - informsphere) - Semiotics of gestures:
14On the language of deaf-mutes - On our little siblings (animals) - On money
15On grades and decorates - On flowers and colors - On bees - On the numbering system
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1To know the student with the basic rules of the art of writing
2The student must carry papers with high scientific level (essays, course assignments, work majors)
3Encourage critical thinking by appearing in a criminal act of empathy and understanding of its
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
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 000
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11010
Other 000
Total Work Load 124
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.96

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