|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||dr. R Lie|
|Lecturer(s)||dr. R Lie|
|Examiner(s)||dr. R Lie|
Language of instruction:
This course offers a survey of communication theories. The emphasis is on interpersonal communication, public forms of communication and on the broad sociological functioning of old and new communication and information technologies and processes. Attention is given to the history of communication thoughts by situating and discussing key theories and thinkers in the frame of historical development. Attention is also given to the history of communication science as a discipline, its philosophical groundings, its founding fathers and the development of different kinds of communication models.
After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- outline the development of communication theories and models;
- explain the main communication theories and their underlying assumptions, and;
- apply communication theories to existing processes of communication.
- literature study;
- (guest) lectures;
- workshops and discussion
Written exam (incl. literature study) (100%);
Participation in tutorials and classes as well as the completion of practical assignments are a compulsory prerequisite to pass.
To be announced.
|Compulsory for:||BCL||Communication and Life Sciences||BSc||2AF|
|Restricted Optional for:||MCH||Communication, Health and Life Sciences||MSc||A: Communication and Innovation||2AF|
|Restricted Optional for:||WUCCH||BSc Minor Communication for Change||2AF|
|WUCHS||BSc Minor Communication, Health and Society||2AF|