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14.11.2019 at 09:00 - 4.12.2019 at 23:59



Jakso on pakollinen kaikille POLVI-kandiohjelman opiskelijoille.

After completing the course, students will be familiar with the central trends and concepts of the study of communication, the media and the public sphere, as well as their historical background. They will also be able to identify and evaluate changes in the media landscape, as well as topical phenomena of the media and communication through research concepts and perspectives.

First period of the first year of studies

The course introduces students to perspectives, central concepts and topical questions on media and communication studies through the research traditions of research focused on the media, the public sphere and organisational communication.

- Seppänen J & Väliverronen E (2012 edition or newer) Mediayhteiskunta. Vastapaino; and

- Jenkins, Henry, Ford, Sam & Green, Joshua (2013) Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. New York UP; or

- Cornelissen, Joep (2014) Corporate Communication. A Guide to Theory and Practice. 4th ed. London: Sage

Articles handed out in class

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Instructions for examinations

  • Faculty examinations re held in Porthania.
  • Faculty examinations begin at 9.00. Students must arrive by 9.30 and may leave no earlier than 9.30.
  • Students may take only writing utensils with them to their seats (no bags etc.). No programmable calculators or dictionaries are allowed.
  • Mobile phones must be switched off.
  • Examination answers must be returned to the invigilator in the examination envelope.
  • Students must provide proof of identity when submitting their answers.

The course is compulsory for all students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. Lectures, lecture and book examination. The course can be completed through contact and/or online teaching. Contact teaching is compulsory for students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. The completion methods will be specified in the teaching programme.