Department of Sociology and Communication
Programme: Kommunikáció és médiatudomány alapszak 2021/22/1 félévtől
Subject Role: Kötelező
Recommended semester: 1
This course introduces students to a wide range of fields and methodologies of Communication and Media Studies as well as the competencies represented at the department.
- Basic knowledge of the legal, political etc. norms regulating communication and media phenomena.
- Openness to acquire new sectors of knowledge and ability to effectively acquire them.
- Reliable use of professional language.
- Awareness of the historical and social embeddedness of cultural processes and institutions
Autonomy and responsibility
- Adoption and enforcement of professional standards.
Methodology of teaching
The course is a combination of case studies presented in the form of lectures and small group processing of the questions raised there. 8–10 lecturers of the department take part in its holding.
Materials supporting learning
- Stokes, J. (2011) A kommunikáció- és kultúrakutatás gyakorlata, Budapest: Gondolat.
- Briggs, A. és Burke, P. (2012) A média társadalomtörténete: Gutenbergtől az internetig. Budapest: Napvilág.
Attendance is mandatory. Case studies will be followed by group and individual class assignments. Requirements for instructor’s signature: no more than 4 missed classes and the submission of 50% of in-term assignments. Beyond this, students pick one topic to write an essay in the exam period supported by the presenter.
Performance evaluation methods
During term time: points for attendance, points for being ready for class, points for after-class feedback; During examination period: points for examination papers.
Proportion of performance evaluations performed during the diligence period in the rating
- classroom activity: 20
- team works and other assignments: 30
- total: 50
Proportion of examination elements in the rating
- exam paper: 50
The condition for obtaining the signature, validity of the signature
Attendance (max. 3 missed classes) plus submitting min. 50% of class assignments
Correction and retake
Retakes and make-ups are regulated by the University’s Code on Education and Examination.
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