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About Study Course

Department: Department of Communication Studies
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Anda Rožukalne
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Communication Sciences

Objective

To provide students with basic knowledge in photo journalism and basic skills in the use of photography in media.
To provide basic information about the subject, its history and modern situation.
To familiarise with main, legal, ethical and social problems in the use of photography in media and to provide potential solution models.
To provide necessary knowledge about obtaining, evaluation and publishing of photo information required by media.

Prerequisites

Introduction to journalism, Modern communication technologies.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

As a result of successful mastering of the course students obtain knowledge about the nature of photo journalism, its history, genres and use in different media.

Skills

As a result of successful mastering of the course students obtain skills to differentiate functions, genres, approaches of photo journalism, to work with photographers in practice.

Competence

As a result of successful mastering of the course students will be able independently design, plan and perform works in photo journalism, use knowledge about obtaining, evaluation and use of photo information in media.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Journalism3Bachelor’sLimited choiceInts Kalniņš