Reasoning, information and multimedia semiotics (m) (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02365
Credits
12
Coordinator
Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO 6 M-FIL/01-THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni), Sem. IB Ferdinando Luigi Marcolungo
SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO 6 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni), Sem. IB Denis Delfitto

Learning outcomes

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MM: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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The course aims to introduce to the paradigms of reasoning with particular reference to multimedia communication field. What are the logical rules which can guarantee the value of our speeches? What are the arguments which are able to persuade and make acceptable what we suggest? What are the peculiar characters of multimedia communication? These are the issues that the second part of the course deal with, even with concrete examples taken from the field of multimedia.
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MM: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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This course offers a critical discussion of some of the properties involved by semiotic processes in human language, and aims at familiarizing the participants with some of the results stemming out research in linguistics, philosophy of mind and cognitive neuroscience.

Syllabus

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: ARGOMENTAZIONE E INFORMAZIONE (M) II MODULO
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Multiple-choice written examination, open-ended questions or an optional oral exam.
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MM: SEMIOTICA MULTIMEDIALE (M) I MODULO
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Oral exam based on the course contents, including the topics dealt with during seminar activities

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G. Cosenza Introduzione alla semiotica dei nuovi media Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014
G. Boniolo-P. Vidali Strumenti per ragionare. Logica e teoria dell'argomentazione Bruno Mondadori, Milano 2011