mcomu1308  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h + 10.0 h
Catellani Andrea; Wouters Nicolas;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
The course takes up the great theories of the sign and the production of meaning (Saussure, Peirce, μ Group, Greimas) by focusing them in perspectives of concrete analysis and focusing particularly on the question of the semiotic functioning of iconic and iconic-verbal productions (advertising, comics, organization communication).
Teaching methods
Lectures; examples; exercises; practical work supervised by an assistant.
Evaluation methods
2 out of 20 points: attendance at class. If the student accumulates more than two absences, an individual written work is requested to obtain the 2 points.
18 points out of 20: Written examination in session and written group work, supervised by an assistant.
The different parts (presence, written exam, group work) are obligatory.
Second session: written examination in session. The rating of the group work is retained if it is equal to or greater than half; otherwise, the student will have to submit an individual written work to be fixed with the assistant. The attendance score is retained if it is equal or more than 1 points; otherwise, individual work will be requested.
Online resources
Textes and supports will be available on Student corner during the course.
Introduction aux théories de la communication, Jean-Pierre Meunier, Daniel Peraya, Deboeck, 3e édition, 2010.
Introduction à l’analyse de l’image, Martine Joly, Colin, 3ème édition, 2015.
Signe et communication, Philippe Verhaegen, Deboeck, 2010.
Teaching materials
  • Supports de cours et lectures mis à disposition sur Student corner
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Communication

Bachelor in Information and Communication

Master [60] in Information and Communication

Master [120] in Communication (shift schedule)