Course Title : International Communication
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
COM 557-1 D 3 3 0 0 3.00 6
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description This course is an examination of organizing systems and functioning of communication in different medias in the world. It is planned to value our human experience, exploring socio-cultural, economical, political, scientific and tecnical influence of media in communication in different societies in other countries.
Objectives • To compare the Albanian systems and communication policy with that of other countries. • To assess the strength and weakness of the Albanian politics of communication with other countries. • To develop a greater awareness of the cultural world. • To understand the influence of the field of communication in the world today and in the future. • Describe the dimensions of international practice that affects communication in Albania • To understand the influence of the field of communication in the world today and in the future.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Introduction. Curriculum. What is International Communication?
2Global awareness profile
3Historical steps of global communication
4Theories of the Press
5Global Economy and international cooperation
6Transnational media corporations and global economic competition
7Global law of communicaton
8Midterm Exam
9Global network of information flow
10The stakes in mutual and national development
11Citizen journalism. Community Media.
12Presentations of students
13Presentations of students
14Presentations of students
15Review and subject assessments
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1To assess the strength and weakness of the Albanian politics of communication with other countries
2To describe the outline dimensions of international practice that affects communication in Albania
3To understand the influence of the field of communication in the world, today and in the future.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes420
Projects00
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
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 000
Midterms 11616
Final examination 13030
Other 000
Total Work Load 150
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 6
ECTS 6

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