Checking date: 15/01/2018


Course: 2019/2020

The informative functions of newspaper design
(13279)
Study: Bachelor in Journalism (212)


Coordinating teacher: FRANCO ALVAREZ, MARIA GUILLERMINA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
the basics elements for this subject are linked to the basics concepts about edition text and used advanced in search enginee.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
LEARNING SKILLS SPECIFIC: SPECIFICS COMPETENCES: Understanding the inherent mechanisms of the newspaper design and the communication and the essential elements that structure the layout. Ability to analyze from a theoretical perspective the following elements: the historical context of newspaper design, the development and scheme of the basics concepts relationship with the journalism design. As well as, alls and each one of the elements that form part of layout. as color, typography, etc. TRANSVERSE COMPETENCES: 1. Capacity of analysis and synthesis. 2. Knowing how to use editorial of software. 3. Problem solving. 4. Teamwork. 5. Critical reasoning. 6. Verbal and written communication.
Description of contents: programme
The Graphic Design and journalistic have always contributed to part form of whatever media and publication. It is part of identity of media. Sometimes known as brand and linked to social line and technologic of everytime. In this programme of the subject we teaching an programme adapted to everyone of this concepts with the goal of what the students knows all the basics elements what have the formals aspects of the journalistic news. Programme of contents: 1. Glossary of particular terms about design. 2. Principle basics of Editorial Design and another elements. Models, uses and evolution of journalistic design and contemporary movements. 3. Formats and their influence in press. 4. Grids and different systems of grids. 5. Layout: anatomy of layout and different forms of organization of the news. 6. Typography and legibility and readaptability. 7. Images and Composition. Photojournalism. 8. Infography and visual narratives. 9. Colour and different aspects and contents about the use of colour in press. Psychology of colour. 10. Perspectives and elements basics ab
Learning activities and methodology
*Magister Class Theoretical Classes for adquisition of basics notions about of the Edition and the Informative Functions of Design. *Practical classes Development and aplication of basics concepts about theory and learning of design. Also learning of work routine in newsrooms. Using tools specifics design. *Student Work. Study focused in practics development in editorial and journalistic design.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • CRAIG JAMES, BEVINGTON WILLIAM, and KOROL SCALA . Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography. Guptill Publications. 2006
  • WILLEN BRUCE and STRALS NOLEN. Lettering and Type. princeton and architectural press.
  • ZAPATERRA YOLANDA. . Editorial Design: For Print and Electronic Media. Rotovision. Oct 2002.
  • ZAPPATERRA, YOLANDA. Art Direction and Editorial Design. Abrams Studio.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Grids . AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Colour. Ava Academia.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basic Design: Format. AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Design: Layout. AVA ACADEMIA.
  • AMBROISE GAVIN AND HARRIS PAUL. Basics Designs:image. Ava Academia.
  • BERRY, SUSAN Y MARTIN JUDI. Disen¿o y Color. Co¿mo funciona el lenguaje del color y co¿mo manipularlo en el Disen¿o Gra¿fico. Blume. Barcelona, 1994
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ G.. LA EXPLOSIÓN INFOGRÁFICA EN EL CONFLICTO DEL GOLFO PÉRSICO. LATINA COMUNICACIÓN SOCIAL: SERIE COMUNICACIÓN. 2003
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ G. & GARCÍA MARTUL D.. Manual de Edición Multimedia. Copyred/Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. 2012
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, G.. LA INFOGRAFÍA PERIODÍSTICA. ANROART. 2005
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, GUILLERMINA. TENDENCIAS EN DISEÑO DE MEDIOS PERIODÍSICOS. DYKINSON (EN EDICIÓN).
  • Guillermina FRANCO ÁLVAREZ. TENDENCIAS EN DISEÑO DE MEDIOS PERIODÍSICOS. DYKINSON (EN EDICIÓN).
  • JEREMY, LESLIE. Nuevo Diseño de revistas II. Gustavo Gili. Barcelona. 2003.
  • LÓPEZ ALONSO, RODRIGO. Diseño de periódicos y revistas en la era digital . Fragua. 2013
  • VALERO SANCHO. La infografía : técnicas, análisis y usos periodísticos . BELLATERRA, AUTÓNOMA DE BARCELONA. 2001

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