Bachelor of Arts (General) → Anthropology → Semester V

Anthropology of Communication (BANT 506)


Description
The ability to think and communicate with language is a fundamental part of the human experience. In this course, we shall explore the meaning of communication, its types, and the significant roles it play in our world today.

Semester : V

Content
  • RGU ESE Jan-Feb 2021
  • RGU ESE (Jan-Feb 2021)_BANT 506_Question Paper
  • Sessional Tests
  • Unit 0: Baseline Analysis
  • Course Syllabus and Learning Outcomes
  • Course Syllabus and Learning Outcomes
  • UNIT 1: MEANING OF COMMUNICATION
  • Learning Objectives
  • 1.0. Communication and Anthropology
  • 1.0. Communication and Anthropology
  • 1.1. What is Communication?
  • 1.1. What is Communication?
  • 1.2. Communication Process (Part 1)
  • 1.2. Communication Process (Part 2)
  • 1.2. Communication Process
  • 1.3. Human Communication
  • 1.4. Non human communication
  • 1.5. Human and Non-human Communication (Differences)
  • 1.6. Oral Traditions: Defining Oral traditions
  • 1.6. Oral Traditions: Forms of Oral Traditions
  • 1.6. Oral Traditions of India
  • 1.6. Characteristics and Significance of Oral tradition
  • 1.7. Arts, Performing and Visual Communication (Part 1)
  • 1.7. Arts, Performing and Visual Communication (Part 2)
  • 1.7. Arts, Performing and Visual Communication (Part 3)
  • UNIT 2: TYPES OF COMMUNICATION
  • Learning Objectives
  • 2.1. Verbal Communication
  • 2.1. Types of Verbal communication
  • 2.1. Functions/Importance of Verbal Communication
  • 2.2. Nonverbal communication
  • 2.2. Types of Non verbal communication
  • 2.3. Kinesics
  • 2.3. Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonverbal Communication
  • 2.4. Semiotics
  • UNIT 3: MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, HISTORY OF MASS MEDIA IN INDIA, DIFFERENT TYPES
  • Learning Objectives
  • 3.1. Media and Communication
  • 3.2. History of Mass Media in India (Part 1: History of Indian Press)
  • 3.2. History of Mass Media in India (Part 2: History of Indian Broadcasting)
  • 3.3. Different Types of Mass Media
  • UNIT 4: ROLE OF PRINT MEDIA IN RURAL AND TRIBAL AREAS - NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINES
  • Learning Objectives
  • 4.0. Role of Mass media in Development
  • 4.1. Role of print media in rural and tribal areas
  • UNIT 5: ROLE OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA - TELEVISION, RADIO, CELLPHONES, INTERNET
  • Learning Objectives
  • 5.1. Role of electronic media: Television
  • 5.2. Role of electronic media: Radio
  • 5.3. Role of electronic media: Cell phones
  • 5.4. Role of electronic media: Internet
  • Additional Study Materials/ Online Resources
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication.pdf
  • What is Communication?
  • The Communication Process
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • What is language - Defining 'language' and 'languages'
  • Definition of language
  • Properties of Language
  • What is human language? when did it evolve and why should we care?
  • Human and Non-human Communication
  • 1.6. What is Oral Tradition? ( Source: The Audiopedia)
  • 1.6. Oral Traditions (Source: Professor Casey/ YouTube)
  • Types of Verbal communication (Source: The Education World @YouTube)
  • Types of Non verbal communication (Source: Ugc Hub@YouTube)
  • Verbal and Non-verbal communication(Source: Dynamic Study @YouTube)
  • Kinesics: Types and Contexts (Source: IIT Roorkee@YouTube)
  • Semiotics (Source: Occam's Answers @YouTube)
  • What is Mass Media/Types/Functions of Mass Media(Source: ZPZ Education @YouTube)
  • Different types of Media (Source: Emmanuel penaflor @YouTube)
  • History of Print Media in India (Source: Learn Mass Communication @YouTube)
  • History of Radio in India (Source: Learn Mass Communication @YouTube)
  • History of Television in India (Source: Learn Mass Communications @YouTube)
  • QUESTION BANK
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed