Reasoning, information and multimedia semiotics (m) (2008/2009)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Argomentazione e informazione (m) II modulo 6 M-FIL/01-THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY Secondo semestre Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
Semiotica multimediale (m) I modulo 6 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS Primo semestre Denis Delfitto

Learning outcomes

Module: Semiotica multimediale (m) I modulo
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Module: Argomentazione e informazione (m) II modulo
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introducing to the models of reasoning with special reference to multimedial communication.

Syllabus

Module: Semiotica multimediale (m) I modulo
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This course offers an introduction to the properties of semiotic processes in natural language and to textual semiotics. Special attention will be devoted to the study of language and mind and to the computational theory of mind in a semiotic perspective. In the first part textual semiotics will be addressed from a more theoretical perspective, in the second part of the course it will be applied to the analysis of some narrative texts.

Module: Argomentazione e informazione (m) II modulo
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Models of reasoning and the challenge of complexity: communication processes at the multimedial level.

Teaching methods: lectures and discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Semiotica multimediale (m) I modulo
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Oral exam

Module: Argomentazione e informazione (m) II modulo
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Multiple-choice written exam, or an optional oral exam.