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METHODOLOGY OF SOCIAL RESEARCH (SOCIOLOGY)

CODE 98519
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8752 SCIENZE DELLA COMUNICAZIONE (L-20) - SAVONA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/08
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The second module introduces the methods of visual sociology. Visual sociology purports to study visual images as cultural products. The goal of the second oart is to study visual output: its production, consumption and meaning in society.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    To develop a critical knowledge on the place of images in contemporary societies

    To develop an introductory knowledge on filmic and visual methods applied to social theory and research.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course opts for a teaching method focused on participation, direct experience, knowledge co-production. The course will use films and images produced by the Laboratory for Visual Sociology

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course will explore possibilitues and the transformation involved by visual methodology in social description and interpretation in the following fields:

    - Visual theories

    -migrations

    - social movements and solidarity practices

    - youth cultures

    - jail and emprisonment

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

     

    - Queirolo Palmas L, Stagi L. ( a cura di), Fare sociologia visuale, Trento, Professional dreamers; (free download: http://www.professionaldreamers.net/?p=3500)

    - Rahola F., 2008, Il grado zero delle immagini, Unicopli (consultabile on line)

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LUCA GIUSEPPE QUEIROLO PALMAS (President)

    FEDERICO RAHOLA (President Substitute)

    LUISA STAGI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    second semester 2021

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    - For students attending classes: Discussion on a) a text elaborated by students; b) assigned books and articles

    - oral exam on books and articles for students non attending classes  

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    For students attending classes: the course will assess the students ability to articulate sociological knowledge with micro research experience in different fields

    For all students: the course will assess the students ability to  applly visual theory and methods in the analysis of different social phenomena

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    10/01/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    03/02/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    18/02/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    16/05/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    30/05/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    14/06/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    29/06/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola
    16/09/2022 09:30 SAVONA Orale esami congiunti con il Prof. Rahola