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    Approx. 12 hours to complete

    Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week (5 semanas de estudio, 2-3 horas/semana)...

    English

    Subtitles: English, Greek, Spanish

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    1 hour to complete

    Before we start... / Antes de empezar...

    1 video (Total 3 min), 8 readings
    8 readings
    Before we start10m
    About the course10m
    Course syllabus10m
    Frequently Asked Questions10m
    Antes de empezar10m
    Sobre el curso10m
    Temario del curso10m
    Preguntas frecuentes10m
    Week
    2
    2 hours to complete

    W1. INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AND THE CULTURE OF THE OLYMPICS

    13 videos (Total 76 min), 1 quiz
    13 videos
    L1.2. Introduction: the Olympics and the media6m
    L1.3. What are the Olympic Games?7m
    L1.4. Constituents and Governance6m
    L1.5. The Olympic Charter and the Media5m
    L1.6. Pierre de Coubertin9m
    L1.7. On the precedents of the modern Olympic Games4m
    L1.8. The first Olympic Congress5m
    L1.9. The Zeitgeist of the modern Olympic Games7m
    L1.10. The Olympics, sport and the transformation of society7m
    L1.11. The Ancient Olympics14m
    Short talk with Alan Abrahamson /Charla con Alan Abrahamson1m
    L1.12. Next week52s
    1 practice exercise
    Introduction to media and the culture of the Olympics / Introducción a los medios de comunicación y la cultura de los Juegos Olímpicos40m
    Week
    3
    2 hours to complete

    W2. THE OLYMPIC GAMES AND THE MEDIA

    11 videos (Total 90 min), 1 quiz
    11 videos
    L2.2. The Olympic Games System6m
    L2.3. Audiovisual and postmodernity19m
    L2.4. Communication and the Games: chronology5m
    L2.5. The Media's in the boost of the modern Olympism (1894-1932)6m
    L2.6. Television and media internationalisation of the Olympics (1936-1960)8m
    L2.7. The global Olympic Games (1964-1992)7m
    L2.8. Internet, the social Web and the commercialisation of the Olympic Games (1996-2012)7m
    L2.9. Introduction to the language of television10m
    Talk with Alan Abrahamson (2) / Charla con Alan Abrahamson (2)14m
    L2.10. Next week1m
    1 practice exercise
    The Olympic Games and Media / Los Juegos Olímpicos y los medios de comunicación40m
    Week
    4
    3 hours to complete

    W3. THE MEDIA DURING THE GAMES

    12 videos (Total 111 min), 1 quiz
    12 videos
    L3.2. The television production of the Olympic Games7m
    L3.2.1. The working of a television production system6m
    L3.2.2. Planning the production8m
    L3.3. Programming the Olympics11m
    L3.4. The Olympics becoming into a storytelling or the construction of the Olympic hero5m
    L3.5. Olympic Broadcasting Services and the media during the Olympics12m
    L3.6. Symbols and Rituals of the Olympic Games10m
    L3.7. The Olympic Ceremonies, structure, protocol and symbols5m
    L3.8. The Olympic Ceremonies and the television8m
    Talk with Yiannis Exarchos32m
    L3.9. Next week56s
    1 practice exercise
    The media during the Games / Los medios durante los Juegos40m

    Instructor

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    Emilio Fernández Peña

    Professor Titular
    Department of Audiovisual Communication

    About Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

    The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a public university located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. International in its outlook, it is fully consolidated within its local surroundings, and offers quality education in close association with research activity, the transfer of scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge, the promotion of its human potential and the responsible management of available resources. The UAB currently offers 81 degrees, 130 official Master Programmes and 183 UAB-specific Masters Degrees. In addition, it offers 174 lifelong learning programmes and 65 PhD Programmes, 27 of which have been distinguished through Quality Awards. The UAB has a total of over 3,500 teaching and research staff, over 2,000 administrative staff and over 40,000 students....

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