Producing TV News Programmes (Theory/Practice)

Course Information
TitleΤηλεοπτική δημοσιογραφία -πρακτική V (Θ/A) / Producing TV News Programmes (Theory/Practice)
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Panagiotou
Course ID140000139

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
They will be able to do TV shows, reports To understand the television audience and its needs To adapt, utilize highlight the dynamic nature of the medium To create television material with modern means (Mobile phone) Practice/Apply the codes of TV communication.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • 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)
Students become familiar with the medium ‘television’ which changes form and uses along with social, cultural, economic and technological developments and learn the codes of television communication. The relationship of television with society, television expression, the peculiarity of television journalism and television thematic presentation, audiovisual speech and storytelling are the main points of the curriculum. Main targets: • The creation of a television and audiovisual culture in journalistic practice (apart from a simple use of technologies and technical means) • The creation of a critical position and professional point of view for television journalism and television communication • The systematization of the methodological element to accompany the production (based on specific exercises) to avoid the use of audiovisual media superficially, without prior composition and thought Students practice in the following fields: • Television communication and expression • Research and preparation • Television thematic reporting • Television narration • Conception, production, presentation of television programs
Tv Journalism, Tv Production, Reporting
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Podcast
  • Multimedia
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
The lectures are done using ICT power point, respectively the communication and the evaluation of the students is done through elearning and email
Course Organization
Reading Assigment50
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities6
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
Students are evaluated through 4 TV reports that must be prepared individually (2) and in groups (2). These reports must be presented publicly in the room. Finally, they are evaluated based on the topic they chose, the means they used and the principles they applied
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Boyd Andrew, Η τέχνη της τηλεοπτικής δημοσιογραφίας, Κάκτος, 2006 • Yorke Ivor, Εισαγωγή στο τηλεοπτικό ρεπορτάζ, Πλέθρον, 2008 • Πλειός Γιώργος, Η κοινωνία της ενημέρωσης. Ειδήσεις και νεωτερικότητα, Καστανιώτης, 2011
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