COMMUNICATION THEORY

Course Information
TitleΕΚΦΡΑΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ / COMMUNICATION THEORY
Code6ΓΣ1
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolFilm
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStefanos Triaridis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280005964

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Film Studies (2009-2013)

Registered students: 82
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization635

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600066385
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the module, the students will be able to: - know the function of the sensory organs and sensations in relation to the human communication and their contribution to the recording of everyday life in filming - understand the mechanism of facial expression and body language in human communication - recognize elements/data of non-verbal communication (facial expression and body language) in films and their contribution in the enhancement or weakening of dialogs and narration in the act of the scenario - use elements/data of non-verbal communication (facial expression and body language) in their own film projects to reduce or enhance/weaken dialogs and narration in the film action - be able to point out problems related to expression and communication (e.g. mental disorders) in roles of their scenarios in order to have comprehensive understanding of the scenario demands - note problems encountered in communications in the levels of filming, acting of actors/actresses and perception of the beholder
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Awareness and understanding of the undergraduate student in the school of Film Studies regarding the biological base of communication, body language and facial expression, the perception of film by the viewer and the intended result according to scenario. Objectives: - know the function of the sensory organs and sensations in relation to the human communication and their contribution to the recording of everyday life in filming - understand the mechanism of facial expression and body language in human communication - recognize elements/data of non-verbal communication (facial expression and body language) in films and their contribution in the enhancement or weakening of dialogs and narration in the act of the scenario - use elements/data of non-verbal communication (facial expression and body language) in their own film projects to reduce or enhance/weaken dialogs and narration in the film action - be able to point out problems related to expression and communication (e.g. mental disorders) in roles of their scenarios in order to have comprehensive understanding of the scenario demands - note problems encountered in communications in the levels of filming, acting of actors/actresses and perception of the beholder
Keywords
biological base, sensory organs, communication, communication problems, non-verbal communication, body language, facial expression, film perception, scenario, acting
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • internet education and links
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Internet site inn the social media (closed team) for analysis of non-verbal communication elements in films
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars903
Project301
Artistic creation301
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
For each student - individual essay to recognize elements/data of non-verbal communication in existing films to point out their contribution in the enhancement or weakening of dialogs and narration - team essay for 4-5 students to create their own 5-10 minutes film project using mainly elements/data of non-verbal communication to reduce or enhance/weaken dialogs and narration in the film action
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
26-07-2017