Course Title : Aesthetic Thought and Relationship with Art
Code Course
Credits ECTS
COM 413-1 C 1 3 0 0 3.00 6
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description The course will reckon in aesthetic thought from its beginnings up to the present times. This subjects will present aesthetic thought through ideas and doctrines, mainly related to this discipline starting with its origins since ancient times until today. It will touch areas of aesthetic object, which as a sub-discipline of philosophy has the necessary awakening on this issue, which is discussed till the present days.
Objectives We will focus on the different definitions of the object and branch of aesthetics at different times, thus giving the evolution of the discipline . We will focus on the most representative names of aesthetic thought starting from antiquity until today. As a sub-discipline of philosophy, the history of aesthetic thought results with those names that represent the history of philosophical thought. The course will present the key concepts of aesthetics and their place in art and literature specifically.
Course Outline
1What is aesthetic and how starts its relationship with the speech in the process of communication
2Relationship between communication and speech
3Different cultural models
4Being him/herself and identity, public speech and esthetic one
5Communication and the relationship with art
6The relationship between art and information. Info Esthetical and marketing during editing process.
7Media product, stage speech and other speech models through media lenses
8Midterm Exam
9To understand the media by Marshall McLuhan
10“Visual pleasure” in the age of Tv, cinema and new media
11Media, public relationships and esthetic language in the framework of standards.
12Semiology challenges in present day speeches and communication.
13Classical esthetic in speech and communication in current communication challenges through internet. Training of journalist for covering cultural events
14Technologies of communication and the new formative processes and targeted communities.
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will acquire basic knowledge on esthetics, speeches and communications standards.
2Students will be able to recognize theories and interpretation concepts and speech, communication and esthetic practices.
3Students will be able to recognize theories and interpretation concepts and speech, communication and esthetic practices.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
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) 14570
Assignments 144
Midterms 188
Final examination 11212
Other 000
Total Work Load 142
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.68

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