Theories and techniques of radio and TV communication

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is divided into lessons organized into various historical frameworks regarding the evolution of radio and television systems and in meetings with key players of the various jobs taking place in radio and television production. The course will analyze the design, preparation, production and airing of a television and radio programs with on-site participation in the recording/airing.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student is expected to have acquired:
Knowledge: the student will master the salient aspects of the evolution of radio and television media, technological changes, those to production equipment and for languages.
Skills: they will be able to interact with some of the jobs required in today's radio and television productions.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
The objective of the course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of audiovisual storytelling as it has developed in television and radio.

The course includes live lectures through the Teams app with the support of texts, slides and audiovisual aids and web sources. The course also includes the intervention of some experts in the radio and TV sector in order to provide students with an insight into production processes and professional figures. The audio sector (radio and podcasts) will be privileged over the television sector.
In particular, the following perspectives will be addressed:
- elements of history of TV radio
- elements of media discord analysis
- elements of media anthropology
- analysis of audiences
- analysis of the professionalism of radio and television
Prerequisites for admission
None.
Teaching methods
The course includes classes both online on Teams and in presence with the support of texts, slides and audiovisual aids and web sources. The course also includes the intervention of some experts in the radio and television sector in order to provide students with an insight into production processes and professional figures.
Teaching Resources
Piazzoni Irene, Storia delle televisioni in Italia. Dagli esordi alle web tv, Carocci, 2014
Arjun Appadurai, Modernity at large, Raffaello Cortina, 2012
Peppino Ortoleva, Miti a bassa intensità. Racconti, media e vita quotidiana, Einaudi, 2019

A text to be choosen among these:
Fonju Ndemesah, La radio e il Machete, il ruolo dei media nel genocidio in Rwanda, Infinito Edizioni, 2009
Massimo Cirri, Sette tesi sulla magia della radio, Bompiani, 2017
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral Examination.
Unita' didattica A
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)