Reasoning, information and multimedia semiotics (m) (2009/2010)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO 6 M-FIL/01-THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY II semestre Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO 6 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS I semestre Denis Delfitto

Learning outcomes

Module: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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introducing to the models of reasoning with special reference to multimedial communication


Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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This course offers an introduction into 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 of the course textual semiotics will be addressed from a more theoretical perspective, whereas the second part will consists in a series of ‘case studies’ devoted to the analysis of the relation between grammar and meaning and to the application of text semiotics techniques to some literary texts.

Syllabus

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


Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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This course offers an introduction to the properties of semiotic processes in natural language. 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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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Multiple-choice written exam, or an optional oral exam


Module: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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oral test