MONS1001 Multimodal discourse studies (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Content

This course explores the multimodality and diversity of meaning-making in different social and mediated settings. Perspectives and tools for analysing multimodal data will be introduced and discussed.

Completion methods

Contact teaching, project work

Assessment details

Active participation in class, oral presentation of the project work and a written report. More detailed assessment criteria will be provided in the first meeting of the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the students should be able to

  • apply multimodal discourse analysis (MDA) theories across a variety of modes and genres
  • critically examine, analyze, and assess multimodal modes comparatively in the local and global contexts
  • utilize multimodal 21st century competences gained from this course in a variety of work and academic contexts

Additional information

Attendance policy: 80%

Description of prerequisites

APPLANG students: SOKS105 Introduction to Applied Language Studies for the Changing Society; SOKS1006 Key themes and questions in applied language studies; SOKS1007 Introduction to methodologies of applied language studies

LAGIC students: LACS1011 Introduction to Language and Discourse

Other students: MONA1000 Introduction to discourse studies (earlier code KLSA324)

Recommended prerequisites

  • Prerequisite group 1
    • SOKS105 Introduction to Applied language studies for the changing society (5 cr)Not published for this curriculum period
    • SOKS1006 Key themes and questions in applied language studies (5 cr)Not published for this curriculum period
    • SOKS1007 Introduction to methodologies of applied language studies (5 cr)Not published for this curriculum period
  • OR
  • Prerequisite group 2
  • OR
  • Prerequisite group 3
  • OR
  • Prerequisite group 4
    • KLSA324 Introduction to Discourse Analysis Research (0 cr)Not published for this curriculum period

Study materials

Required readings provided in the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Description:
Attendance policy: 80%
Evaluation criteria:
Active participation in class, oral presentation of the project work and a written report. More detailed assessment criteria will be provided in the first meeting of the course.
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Teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Evaluation criteria:
Active participation in class, oral presentation of the project work and a written report. More detailed assessment criteria will be provided in the first meeting of the course.
Language:
English
Study methods:

Contact teaching, project work

Study materials:

Required readings provided in the course.

No published teaching