Sociology of Communication

A.Y. 2018/2019
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is part of the offer of the BA program in Communication and Society. The course aims to provide students with the theoretical and methodological tools regarding the relationship between language and society.
In particular, the course aims to introduce students to the broad field of study which focuses on communication and language as social dimensions. The course will cover the following aspects: face-to-face interaction and its rituals; the linguistic construction of reality and social representations; communication, language and individual and collective identities; discourse analysis and media discourse analysis.
At the end of the course students are expected to be able to identify the main aspects of the relationship between language and society; and to develop critiquing and judging skills in the area of media discourse analysis.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Third trimester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
Key thinkers on media and communication
Digital sociology
Journalism and Society
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
Key thinkers on media and communication
Digital Sociology
Journalism and Society
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours