23.06.2009

Communication Studies in English 2008 - 2009

Spring Semester 2009

COMP103 Finnish Media and Communication Culture, 3 ECTS credits

Instructor: Lotta Kokkonen
Time: 16.3. - 6.4.
Mode of study: Lectures, reading assignment(s), learning assignment

COMA117 Current Issues in Communication Studies: Perspectives on Democracy and Citizenship, 5 ECTS credits

Instructors: Co-ordinator Sanna Kivimäki, Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences & visiting instructors
Contents and aims:
This multidisciplinary course aims to give an overview of Finnish communication studies on democracy and citizenship. Each week you'll be required to do different activities, usually based on at least one of the provided articles.
Mode of study: A web course with weekly discussions and learning diaries. Preassignment.
Time: 26.1. - 15.3.

COMA118 Current Issues in Communication Studies: Perspectives on Rhetorics, Persuasion and Effects, 5 ECTS credits

Instructors: Co-ordinator Sanna Kivimäki, Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences & visiting instructors
Contents and aims:
This course aims to give an overview of Finnish communications studies on rhetoric, persuasion and effects. Each week you'll be required to do different activities, usually based on at least one of the provided articles.
Mode of study:
A web course with weekly discussions and learning diaries. Preassignment.
Time: 16.3. - 6.5.2009

JOUS023 Transition of Media in Post-Communist Countries, 3 ECTS credits

Instructor: Epp Lauk and guest lecturers
Mode of study: Lectures, group assignment or an exam
Time: 21.1. - 4.3.

YVIA311 Reputation, Image and Crisis Communication, 6 ECTS credits

Instructor: Marita Vos
Mode of study: Lecturs, assignments
Time: 14.1. - 18.2.

YVIA331 Organizational Behaviour, 4 ECTS credits

Examiner: Pertti Hurme
Mode of study: A book exam, no contact teaching. See guidelines for book exams at http://www.jyu.fi/hum/laitokset/viesti/en/studies/guidelines/exams
Literature: Cheney, Christensen, Zorn & Ganesh, Organizational communication in an age of globalization: Issues, reflections, practices OR Hitt, Miller & Colella, Organizational behavior: Strategic approach.

YVIS386 Current Trends in PR Research and Practice, 4 ECTS credits

Instructors: Marita Vos and guest lecturers Dave Gelders and Helena Stehle
Mode of study: Lectures and an assignment
Time: 18.2. - 26.3.

YVIS411 Communication Management, 6 ECTS credits

Instructor: Kaja Tampere
Mode of study: Lectures, seminars, independent work
Time: 13.1. - 21.4.

VIEA032 Communication and Media in a Multicultural World, 6 ECTS credits

Instructors: Lotta Kokkonen & guest lecturers
Mode of study: Lectures, discussions, and exercises (including group work & personal learning diary/journal), literature
Time: 18.3. - 17.4.

VIEA040 Technologically Mediated Communication, 4 ECTS credits

Instructors: Pertti Hurme & guest lecturers
Time: 17.3. - 5.5.

Autumn Semester 2008

COMA101 Finnish Media and Communication System, 5 ECTS credits

Instructors: Erja Kolari, University of Helsinki & Sanna Kivimäki, Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences
Mode of study: A web course with weekly discussions and learning diaries. Preassignment.
Time: 15.9. - 2.11

Course is organized by the Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences.

COMA119 Current Issues in Communication Studies: Perspectives on Computer Mediated Communication, 5 ECTS credits

Instructors: Co-ordinator Sanna Kivimäki, Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences & visiting instructors
Modes of study: A web course with weekly discussions and learning diaries
Time: 27.10. - 12.12.

Course is organized by the Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences.

COMA120 HIV, AIDS and Development in Media, 5 ECTS credits

Instructor: Thomas Slätis, University of Helsinki
Mode of study: Reading and moderated group discussions on the web, combined with individual and group tasks. At the end of the course, the students will contribute to a webzine, which will be published on a HIV and AIDS related website. 
Time: 27.10. - 12.12.

Course is organized by the Finnish University Network for Communication Sciences.

YVIA312 PR Processes and History, 4 ECTS credits

Instructor: Kaja Tampere
Modes of study: Lectures and an exam (essay)
Time: 28.10. - 9.12.

YVIA321 Integrated Communication, 6 ECTS credits 

Instructor: Päivi Tirkkonen
Modes of study: Lectures, an assignment and an exam
Time: 28.10. - 2.12.

YVIA331 Organizational Behaviour, 4 ECTS credits

Examiner: Pertti Hurme
Mode of study: A book exam, no contact teaching. See guidelines for book exams.
Literature: Cheney, Christensen, Zorn & Ganesh, Organizational communication in an age of globalization: Issues, reflections, practices OR Hitt, Miller & Colella, Organizational behavior: Strategic approach.

YVIS413 Innovation and Change, 4 ECTS credits

Instructor: Marita Vos
Mode of study: Lectures and an assignment
Time: 23.9. - 3.12.

YVIS441 Marketing Communication, 3 ECTS credits

Instructors: Hilde Eeckhout and Rik Otten (Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium)
Mode of study: Seminar/lectures and exercises
Time: 29.9. - 30.9.