Religions and Media

lreli1264  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Religions and Media
5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !

Main themes
To meet these objectives, the course covers the following : - theories and techniques of communication in making a religious speech; - the active participation of Christians in the trades of communication (newspaper industry, radio, television, Internet); - tracks and suggestions for an education of the general public to the critical reception and use of media productions with religious topics; - ethical stakes of the media.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 By the end of this course, the student should be able: - to analyse, interpret and evaluate the religious messages brought by the media; - to appreciate the impact of the media on religious experiences; - to make adequate use of the media as languages and supplements for faith education.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Mirror effects: When religions and media communicate
Religions are subjects of discussion in media communication. But the media are also a topic of religious discourse. The course will be interested in this mirror arrangement and will work with several case studies: in the print media, the internet, television and the cinema.
Other information
without object
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Sociology

Master [120] in Sciences of Religions

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [120] in Anthropology

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Master [120] in Public Administration

Minor in Culture and Creation