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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
COMMUNICATION
Course unit
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION
LE04107701, A.A. 2011/12

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
COMMUNICATION (Ord. 2010)
IF0313, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2011/12
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge VINCENZO ROMANIA SPS/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 05/03/2012
End of activities 16/06/2012
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE 2018/2019 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
TRAPPOLIN LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Supplente)
5 SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE 2016/2017 01/10/2016 30/11/2018 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
TRAPPOLIN LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Supplente)
NARDELLA CARLO (Supplente)
4 SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE 2015/2016 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
TRAPPOLIN LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Supplente)
3 SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE 2014/2015 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
TRAPPOLIN LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Supplente)
2 SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE 2013/2014 01/10/2013 07/11/2014 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The class is a fundamental course scheduled for the first year of lessons. The object of the class are sociology of daily life, symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology and all the sociological approaches developped in the advanced phase of the history of sociology. For this reasons, I strongly advice to attend the class after having attended Sociology.
Target skills and knowledge:: At the end of the class, students are expected to being able to recognise the frames, the rituals and the role attributions underlying face to face communication; knowing to apply the methods of conversation analysis, content analysis and ethnography; having aquired an introductive knowledge about mass media communication and computer mediated communication.
Course unit contents: In the first period, we will deal with the following topics;
- social life as social construction;
- symbolic interactionism;
- frames of interaction;
- norms of interactiopn;
- rituals in daily life;
- sociology of performance;
- space and time as symbolic dimensions;
- roles, stigmas and identity.

In the second part of the course we will introduce the following qualitative tecniques;
- qualitative interviews;
- ethnography;
- content analysis.
In the last part of the class, we will deal with an introduction to mass communication and to computer mediated communication.
Planned learning activities: In the first period, we will deal with the following topics;
- social life as social construction;
- symbolic interactionism;
- frames of interaction;
- norms of interactiopn;
- rituals in daily life;
- sociology of performance;
- space and time as symbolic dimensions;
- roles, stigmas and identity.

In the second part of the course we will introduce the following qualitative tecniques;
- qualitative interviews;
- ethnography;
- content analysis.
In the last part of the class, we will deal with an introduction to mass communication and to computer mediated communication.
Textbooks: VINCENZO ROMANIA, LE CORNICI DELL'INTERAZIONE. NAPOLI: CAROCCI, 2008. TESTO OBBLIGATORIO PER I NON FREQUENTANTI. Cerca nel catalogo
BENNATO DAVIDE, SOCIOLOGIA DEI MEDIA DIGITALI. BARI-ROMA: LATERZA, 2011. MONOGRAFIA A SCELTA
ROMANIA VINCENZO, IDENTITA' E PERFORMANCE. ROMA: CAROCCI, 2005. MONOGRAFIA A SCELTA Cerca nel catalogo
ALESSANDRA CASTELLANI, VESTIRE DEGENERE. ROMA: DONZELLI, 2010. MONOGRAFIA A SCELTA Cerca nel catalogo
Additional notes about suggested reading:: ANY STUDENT MUST STUDY A GENERAL PART (REPRESENTED BY "LE CORNICI DELL'INTERAZIONI" FOR NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS OR THE SLIDES FOR ATTENDING ONES) AND A MONOGRAPHIC BOOK, AMONG THE THREE INDICATED BELOW
Teaching methods: LECTURES AND CLASS-WORKSHOPS.
Assessment criteria: WRITTEN EXAMINATION.
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