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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
ERS19 Communication Research Traditions 8 ECTS
Organised by
Journalism and Mass Communication/ISSS
Person in charge
Professor Kaarle Nordenstreng

Learning outcomes

To learn the basic historical traditions and contemporary directions of communication research in the world, particularly regarding media-society relations.


History of communication research, theoretical schools in the field, the role of media in democracy.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Active participation, a lecture diary and an essay.

Study materials

A list of recommended/required readings will be distributed to the students in class.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Communication, Media and Theatre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Communication, Media and Theatre