Introduction to Audiovisual Culture and Media Research
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Course code
BFM8001.FK
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Course title in Estonian
Sissejuhatus audiovisuaalkultuuri ja meedia uuringutesse
Course title in English
Introduction to Audiovisual Culture and Media Research
ECTS credits
6.0
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Examination
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2024/2025 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To create preconditions for developing an overview of the research trends and methods given in the course outline and to support the formation of skills for using acquired knowledge in the ways described in the learning outcomes.
Brief description of the course
The course provides a systematic overview of research traditions, fresh approaches and research methods in media and audiovisual culture studies.The course will put specific emphasis on the relations between approaches from economics (media economics, the political economy of media, theories of innovation) and humanities ,The course provides students with skills to make well-founded choices in planning and conducting their doctoral research.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has a systematic overview of the main research trends in media and audiovisual culture;
- critically analyses these research trends and is able to place them in a historical context;
- is able to use these approaches to ask new research questions and plan research;
- is able to implement research designs and research methods related to these trends.
- is able to analyse ethical issues in science, including how to make ethical decisions and choices in their work;
- has knowledge of oral and written communication skills, including the basics of scientific communication.
Teacher
Indrek Ibrus
The course is a prerequisite
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