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Beginner Level

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
L1.4. 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
L2.4. 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
L3.2.2. 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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