POPULAR CULTURE: THE AUDIO/VISUAL EXPERIENCE

Course Information
TitleΛΑΙΚΗ ΚΟΥΛΤΟΥΡΑ: ΕΜΠΕΙΡΙΑ ΟΠΤΙΚΟΑΚΟΥΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΜΕΣΩΝ / POPULAR CULTURE: THE AUDIO/VISUAL EXPERIENCE
CodeΜΔΣ2-398
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600007509

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600138525
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
COURSE OBJECTIVES To understand the connections between communication and contemporary popular culture. To improve students’ abilities to describe, interpret, and evaluate the popular culture(s) we encounter in our daily lives as well as their popular culture literacy. To bolster critical thinking and analytical skills by identifying relevant issues, critically evaluating (audiovisual) texts, and articulating informed positions in a precise and nuanced manner. To appreciate, evaluate, and question the complex ways in which familiar popular cultural artifacts make and re-make our (social) world.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • 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)
Week 1 Introduction to Popular Culture Week 2 The ‘culture and civilization’ tradition/ Culturalism Week 3 High and Low Culture Week 4 Consumer culture Week 5 Participatory Cultures Week 6 Gender and Sexuality in popular culture Week 7 Feminisms Week 8 Intercultural Communication Week 9 Streaming Culture Week 10 Fashion and Popular Culture Week 11 Digital Media Week 12 Music and Culture Week 13 Review
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Description
Platforms Doodle, Google Docs, Slido, Thinglink, Ted Lessons, Khan Academy, Moocs
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1174.7
Reading Assigment100.4
Written assigments200.8
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
A final written examination.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Barker, Chris. Culture Studies: Theory and Practice. London: Sage, 2000. Storey, J. Cultural theory and popular culture: An introduction. Routledge, 2015
Last Update
13-12-2021