Sports, Society and Mass Media

Course Information
TitleΑθλητισμός Κοινωνία και ΜΜΕ / Sports, Society and Mass Media
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDiamantīs Mastrogiannakīs
Course ID140000271

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

Registered students: 54
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Mass CommunicationsElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
JournalismElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To know the social dimensions of sports To understand the complex and multi-layered relationship between sports and society To understand how different media outlets promote and comment on sporting events
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Athleticism has penetrated in everyday life. Sport events are part of the television program. In this course, students will analyze the relationship between sports and the media and the role of sports in modern societies and in various fields, such as advertising, politics, sex, disability, etc. They will study issues regarding the historical development of sports and the athletic ideal, the Olympics, etc.
Sports, Olympic Games, stereotypes in sports, hooliganism, doping
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment20
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βένερ Λ. (2003), «Αθλητισμός και Μέσα Μαζικής Ενημέρωσης», εκδόσεις Καστανιώτη (για τις ενότητες 4, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Additional bibliography for study
Δουλκέρη Τ. (2007), «Αθλητισμός, Κοινωνία και ΜΜΕ: Η Περίπτωση των Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων Αθήνα 2007» Τόμος Α, εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης (για τις ενότητες 3, 4, 5, 11, 13). Δουλκέρη Τ. (2007), «Αθλητισμός, Κοινωνία και ΜΜΕ: Η Περίπτωση των Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων Αθήνα 2007» Τόμος Β, εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης (για τις ενότητες 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12). Σαϊτάκης Ι. (2006), «Παιδαγωγική και Αθλητισμός», Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση (για τις ενότητες 1, 2, 8, 10).
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