At the end of the course the students - who do not require a previous disciplinary competence - will have acquired knowledge and awareness in the field of communication processes related to the linguistic and performative nature of music and its promotional and information strategies.
Knowledge and understanding:
students will develop knowledge and understanding skills through the constant use of different sources (sound and multimedia materials, books and articles of scientific, educational and informative nature, conferences, seminars, guided tours, etc.) and during the exercises dedicated to analysis of communication products (paper, audiovisual and IT).
Applying knowledge and understanding:
students will be able to exploit their knowledge and understanding to critically consider their experience as music users both live and reproduced and televised, to reflect in depth on the historical roots and evolution of musical language, to consciously investigate the information, dissemination, promotion and marketing system. The application of such knowledge and skills will benefit both the students professionally addressed to the areas of journalism and communication in general, and literary students who can enrich their disciplinary training by studying the deeply rooted phenomenon of musical and theatrical criticism exerted by professional writers from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day.
students will develop the ability to collect and interpret data useful to formulate independent judgments, critically reflecting on the current reality and on the historical reasons that have determined it. In particular, they will be able to critically consider their personal experience, evaluate the reliability of sources and information, and integrate the acquired knowledge in a conscious way.
since the teaching is specifically dedicated to the analysis of communication processes and products, the student will put to good use the work done on the contents together with the teacher and the other students to develop the ability to communicate in a clear and well-founded way personal experience and his reflections both during the lessons and during the exam and in non-educational context toward specialists and non-specialist interlocutors.
thanks to the approach to the subject, which tends to problematic reflection and aims at developing a critical sense with respect to the current reality, the student will develop the stimuli and skills needed to increase their knowledge through further non-occasional studies and even independently conducted.