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Understanding Interaction of Media with Culture and Society

Short-term programme of , 10 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution UCL University College
Campus UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense
Duration 19 weeks
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.ucl.dk/international/course-catalogue/exchange-programmes/understanding-interaction-of-media-with-culture-and-society
The purpose of the module is to have knowledge of media and multimodal genres and to make you competent in acting critically to the media and their influence on society and culture in a global world.

Target Group

Exchange students from various faculties or programs of study who have been permitted to study at a university or a University College. The course is particularly suitable for students in the faculties of education, social sciences and humanities.In order to participate, students must speak English at an advanced level (C level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)).

Purpose

The purpose of the module is:
  • to have knowledge of media and multimodal genres
  • to make you competent in acting critically to the media and their influence on society and culture in a global world
  • to have knowledge of the developmental progress  in a global society
  • to have knowledge of and competence in using sociological and intercultural theories

Learning Outcome

The focus of the course will be to enhance the student’s knowledge of as well as the ability to work with and address the following topics:
  • 21st century skills
  • Fake news and other risks in the media
  • Intercultural competence
  • Media, multimodal genres and texts
  • Identity, socialisation and equality at a local and global level
  • Sociological theories on Modernity, Post-Modernity and Late Modernity
  • The relation between local, national, European and global events and developmental progress
  • Sociological theories on migration               


Autumn 2020

Application date
May 15
Start date
Aug 10

UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense

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