Mass Media and the Semiotics of Spectacle

Course Information
TitleΜΜΕ και Σημειωτική του θεάματος / Mass Media and the Semiotics of Spectacle
CodeMM0100
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGrigorios Paschalidis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID140000196

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 143
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Mass CommunicationsCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)325
JournalismElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600107056
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course students will be capable of deciphering the codes of every spectacle (e.g. TV series, commercials) and comic, in order to extract the enclosed messages and meanings.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Research and mention of various methods of viewing the image accordint to the semiotics of Umberto Eco, Pierre Guiraud, Roland Barthes, Martine Joly et al., along with semiotic analysis of the effect of the TV spot, the comics (Martinidis, Skarpelos), the image in the press etc. Linguistic and semiotic analysis of the publicity image in TV and the press (Chatzisavidis, Svalingou).
Keywords
Semiotics, Spectacle, Television, Advertisement
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Total39
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • ΓΡΑΠΤΗ ΕΞΕΤΑΣΗ
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Η ΕΡΜΗΝΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΙΚΟΝΑΣ ΩΣ ΣΗΜΕΙΟΥ ΤΗΣ ΟΠΤΙΚΗΣ ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΣ, Χ. ΣΒΑΛΙΓΚΟΥ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 2011.
Additional bibliography for study
ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ
Last Update
30-06-2013