Teaching Workshop: the Audiovisual Medium as An Intercultural Research Tool

A.Y. 2021/2022
3
Max ECTS
20
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The workshop aims to acquire theoretical and practical skills related to the use of the audiovisual medium as a tool for field research and reflection on communication and information management in an intercultural and humanistic context.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the workshop the student will have acquired an overall view, although not an in-depth one, of the audiovisual tools available to him/her to make a documentary on the humanistic-intercultural themes, starting from the production to the post-production phases.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
In relation to the mode of delivery of training activities for the 2021/2022 academic year, more specific indications will be given in the coming months, based on the evolution of the health situation.
Course syllabus
The Workshop aims to teach theoretical and practical skills related to the use of the audiovisual medium as a tool for field research and reflection on communication and information management in an intercultural and humanistic context. In particular, the Laboratory aims to provide the Student with tools for theoretical and practical reflection (depending on the edition, production and/or post-production: storyboard writing, outdoor video shooting, studio interviews, editing, subtitling) that can be spent in order to make a critical analysis of the contemporary world, comparing elements of differentiation and similarity between different cultural or social systems, and on sensitive issues (climate change, alterity, stereotypes, reception...).
The theme of this year's edition will be announced at the end of the first semester.
The Workshop foresees frontal lessons and/or field trips for a total of 20 hours (3 CFU) in one week, which will be held in the second semester (week to be defined according to health regulations).
Prerequisites for admission
No specific prerequisites. Knowledge of audiovisual media is a factor that can benefit the participants.
Teaching methods
The Workshop aims to teach theoretical and practical skills related to the use of the audiovisual medium as a tool for field research and reflection on communication and information management in an intercultural and humanistic context. In particular, the Laboratory aims to provide the Student with tools for theoretical and practical reflection (depending on the edition, production and/or post-production: storyboard writing, outdoor video shooting, studio interviews, editing, subtitling) that can be spent in order to make a critical analysis of the contemporary world, comparing elements of differentiation and similarity between different cultural or social systems, and on sensitive issues (climate change, alterity, stereotypes, reception...).
The theme of this year's edition will be announced at the end of the first semester.
The Workshop foresees frontal lessons and/or field trips for a total of 20 hours (3 CFU) in one week, which will be held in the second semester (week to be defined according to health regulations).
Teaching Resources
The topic on which the Workshop will focus will be communicated at the beginning of the course. The reference materials (programs and devices) will be communicated accordingly.
Assessment methods and Criteria
There is no final written or oral examination for this Laboratory. Active participation, the ability to work in a team and proactivity will be assessed.
- University credits: 3
Humanities workshops: 20 hours
Professor: Riva Silvia