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degree courses
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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
COMMUNICATION
Course unit
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION
LE04107701, A.A. 2012/13

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
COMMUNICATION
IF0313, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2012/13
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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
Teaching method frontal

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

Calendar
Start of activities 04/03/2013
End of activities 15/06/2013
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:
Target skills and knowledge:: The class aims at providing critical tools to understand face to face and mediated communication and a basic expertise in the realization of qualitative sociological research.
At the end of the class, students are expected to know the basic rules for conducting an interview; knowing to apply the methods of conversation analysis, content analysis and ethnography; being able to recognise the frames, the rituals and the role attributions underlying face to face communication; having aquired an introductive knowledge about mass media communication and computer mediated communication.
Course unit contents: Lessons will respect the following order:
- introduction to communication studies;
- Simmel and the formal sociology;
- symbolic interactionism: epistemology and methodology. Analysis of a scientific paper;
- Goffman and the dramaturgic approach;
- norms and rituals of interactiopn;
- phenomenology and methods of common sense;
- art of listening and analysis of misunderstandings;
- conducting a qualitative interview;
- content analysis;
- ethnography;
- conversation analysis;
- elements of media studies.
Planned learning activities: Lessons will respect the following order:
- introduction to communication studies;
- Simmel and the formal sociology;
- symbolic interactionism: epistemology and methodology. Analysis of a scientific paper;
- Goffman and the dramaturgic approach;
- norms and rituals of interactiopn;
- phenomenology and methods of common sense;
- art of listening and analysis of misunderstandings;
- conducting a qualitative interview;
- content analysis;
- ethnography;
- conversation analysis;
- elements of media studies.
Textbooks: VINCENZO ROMANIA, RUOLI, IDENTITA', INTERAZIONI.. NAPOLI: CAROCCI, 2012. TESTO OBBLIGATORIO PER TUTTI.
WILLIAM I. THOMAS, LA RAGAZZA DISADATTATA. LECCE: KURUMUNY, 2012. TESTO OBBLIGATORIO PER NON FREQUENTANTI E PER I SOLI FREQUENTANTI CHE NON CONSEGNANO LA TESINA.
ROMANIA VINCENZO, LE CORNICI DELL'INTERAZIONE. NAPOLI: LIGUORI, 2008. OBBLIGATORIO PER I NON FREQUENTANTI. Cerca nel catalogo
HERBERT BLUMER, L'INTERAZIONISMO SIMBOLICO. BOLOGNA: IL MULINO, 2008. OBBLIGATORIO PER I NON FREQUENTANTI. Cerca nel catalogo
Additional notes about suggested reading:: Classwork will be published at the url: www.wecampus.org
Teaching methods: LECTURES AND CLASS-WORKSHOPS, evaluation of an empirical assignment.
Assessment criteria: Oral examination and, only for attending students, evaluation of an optional empirical assignment.
Further information: Il programma sarĂ  differenziato in tre fasce:
- frequentanti che consegnano la tesina: libro 1+diapositive lezioni+tesina;
- frequentanti che non consegnano la tesina prima dell'esame; libro 1+libro 2+ diapositive;
- non frequenanti: libri 1+2+3+4.