Department Of English and Mass Communication Courseware


COURSE DETAILS:
WEEK 1: A cursory look at the levels of language
WEEK 2: What is Morphology?
WEEK 3: Morphemes
WEEK 4: The description of morphemes
- Meaning-based - Structure-based
WEEK 6: Word Structure and forms
WEEK 7: Mid semester test
WEEK 8: Words Types
WEEK 9, 10, 11: Word formation processes
i. Compounding
ii. Affixation
iii. Derivation
iv. Blending
v. Clipping
vi. Acronyms
vii. Novel creation/ Neologisms
viii. Sound symbolism
ix. Creative respelling
x. Borrowing
WEEK 12: Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
WEEK 1: A Revision of ENG 112
WEEK 2: English consonant sounds
WEEK 3: Parameters for the description of consonant sounds – Place of Articulation; manner of articulation; state of the glottis
WEEK 4: The description of other consonant sounds
WEEK 5: The distinction between consonant and vowel sounds
WEEK 6: Consonant clusters
WEEK 7: Transcription; broad (phonemic) transcription
WEEK 8: Narrow (phonetic) transcription
WEEK 9: Secondary articulatory features
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WEEK 10: Strong/ weak…
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Week 1: Drama as a genre of literature
Week 2: What is drama? (Performance, Composition, and Branch of Literature)
Week 3: Origin of Drama
Week 4: Greek Drama
Week 5: Function of Drama
Week 6: Element of Drama
Week 7: Dramatic Techniques
Week 8: Dramatic Genres: Tragedy, Comedy, Tragi-comedy, Farce, Melodrama, Mine
Week 9: Analysis of Dramatic Texts
Week 10: European Dramatic Texts
Week 11: American Dramatic Texts
Week 12: African Dramatic Texts
Week 13: Revision


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COURSE BREAKDOWN:
Week 1-2: What is Oral Literature?
Week 3-4: Characteristics of Oral Literature
Week 5-6: forms and functions of Oral Literature
Week 7-8: Discussing form (Dramatic genre)
Week 9-10: Discussing form (Narrative genre)
Week 11-12: Discussing form (Poetic genre)
Week 13: Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
WEEK 1: A Revision of ENG 122
WEEK 2: Phonetics and Phonology: A Distinction Aspects of Phonology – Segmental and Suprasegmental Phonology
WEEK 3: Distinctive Features
WEEK 4: The Phoneme; Allophones
WEEK 5: Suprasegmental features Intonation (Functions & Patterns)
WEEK 6: Syllable & Stress
WEEK 7: Pitch, Juncture & Rhythm
WEEK 8: Stress-timing in English. A Distinction between “Stress-timed” and “Syllable-timed” Languages
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WEEK 9: English Inflectional Endings and Silent Letters
WEEK 10: Transcription…
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COURSE DETAILS:
WEEK 1: Mechanics of Writing
WEEK 2: Register – Field, Mode and Tenor of Discourse
WEEK 3: Outlining
WEEK 4: Specialised Composition Writing: Reports and Reviews
WEEK 5: Minutes of Meeting
WEEK 6: Letters and Memos
WEEK 7: Mid semester test
WEEK 8: Term Papers and Long Essays
WEEK 9: Proposal Writing
WEEK 10: Feature Articles and Writing for Magazines
WEEK 11: New media forms of Writing; Emails and Blogs
WEEK 12: REVISION


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COURSE BREAKDOWN
Week 1-2: Problematising and defining Commonwealth Literature?
Week 3-4: Characteristics of Commonwealth Literature/Issues common to the writers
Week 5-6: Major themes and literary trends in Commonwealth Literature
Week 7-12: Textual discussions and Analysis
Week 13: RevisionCOURSE BREAKDOWN
Week 1-2: Problematising and defining Commonwealth Literature?
Week 3-4: Characteristics of Commonwealth Literature/Issues common to the writers
Week 5-6: Major themes and literary trends in Commonwealth Literature
Week 7-12: Textual discussions and Analysis
Week 13: Revision


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COURSE DETAILS
Knowledge in this course is disseminated primarily through lectures, particularly the direct method of teaching and the use of classroom multi-media technologies. Students will be encouraged to participate actively in class discussions. The schedule of weekly lectures is as follows:
Week 1: Personal introductions and introduction to the course;
AUXILIARY AND MODAL VERBS (pp. 34-40 in Greenbaum & Quirk)
Primary vs. modal verbs
Syntactic properties of auxiliary verbs
Morphological and syntactic characteristics of the primary verbs BE, HAVE,…
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Knowledge of this course will be imparted through lectures, especially through the direct teaching method and the use of classroom multi-media technologies. Students will be encouraged to participate actively in class discussions. The schedule of weekly lecture topics is as follows:
Week 1: INTRODUCTION
Personal introductions and introduction to the course;
What is literature and why do we study it?
Types of literature: the genres
Arguments for and against the linguistic analysis of literature
Week 2: THE LANGUAGE…
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COURSE BREAKDOWN:
Week 1-2: The Elizabethan Period (Time line and major events)
Week 3-4: Drama and other Arts in the Elizabethan Period
Week 5-6: Major Playwrights of the Elizabethan Period (Brief Bio-data)
Week 7-8: Textual Analysis (Comedies)
Week 9-10: Textual Analysis (Tragedies)
Week 11-12: Textual Analysis (history)
Week 13: Revision


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COURSE DETAILS
Week 1: Personal introductions and introduction to the course;
Relationship between grammar and syntax (pp. 1-3 in Greenbaum and Quirk).
Week 2: Word classes: open and closed classes of words (pp. 15-18 in G & Q).
Week 3: Word classes: nouns and pronouns
Week 4: World classes: adjectives and adverbs
Week 5: Word classes: verbs, prepositions, and conjunctions
Week 6: Mid-semester test;
The structure of sentences (pp. 204-208 in G & Q)
Week 7: Types of sentences
Week…
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Week 1: The Nature of Poetry as Literature: What is literature?
Week 2: What is poetry?
Week 3: Elements of poetry
Week 4: Major form/types of poetry
Week 5: Purpose of poetry as a form of literature
Week 6: techniques and literary devices of poetry
Week 7: Analysis of poetry: English poems
Week 8: English poems /American poems
Week 9: American poems
Week 10: African poems
Week 11: African poems
Week 12: Revision
Week 13: Revision


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COURSE CONTENT/OUTLINE
1. General Introduction and setting the tone, Defining Philosophy and Etymology.
2. Concept of Critical Reflection, thinking and/or Reasoning.
3. Means and methods of transmission and preservation of philosophical ideas.
4. The Main Branches of Western Philosophy.
5. Introduction to Discourse & Types of Discourse.
6. The Logic and the concept of Logical reasoning; Inductive and Deductive reasoning.
7. Arguments; Nature, Validity, soundness and structure of Inferences, rules of, conditional and bi-conditional argument .
8. Introduction to Symbolic…
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COURSE DETAILS:
GENERAL CONTENT AND OUTLINE
1. Definition of News, Types of News & Elements of News
2. Structure and Components of News Story
3. Leads & Types of Leads in News Story
4. Sources of News/Differences between News & Features
5. News Judgement & Layers of Reporting
6. News Writing for Newspapers
7. News Writing for a Broadcast Media
8. Conducting a News Interview
9. Elements of Good Quality Journalism
10. Tools of a News Writer/Reporter
11. Revision
12.…
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Week 1-2:  Definition of the concept of critical and review writing as a form of media writing, other forms of media writing compared.

Week 3-4 How to review a book

Week 5-6: Review of other works of art: Film, music

Week 7-8: Newspaper article, poem, sculpture

Week 9-10.Functions of critical and review writing/qualities

Week 11: The thin line between critical writing and review.

Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
Week 1-2: Media Structure
Week 3-4 New tools in the media
Week 5-6: New, media and social media
Week 7-8: Citizen Journalism
Week 9-10. Internationalisation of media
Week 11: Media and Globalisation
Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
Week 1-2: Introducing Editing and Graphics of Communication
Week 3-4 Devices of Editing and Graphics of Communication
Week 5-6: Typography
Week 7-8: The Graphic Process
Week 9-10. Text Editing, Graphics and Communication
Week 11: Image Editing, Captions, Layout and Design.
Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS
Week 1-2: Meaning of editorials, editorial writers
Week 3-4: Types of editorials, editorials, functions of editorials.
Week 5-6: Sourcing for editorial materials, editorial audience.
Week 7-8: Classification of editorials, determinants of editorial subjects.
Week 9-10: Compare and contrast columns from editorials, write editorials.
Week 11: write editorials and reflect on dos and don’ts of editorials
Week 12: Revision


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Week 1-2: Understanding theories, how to arrive at theories
Week 3-4: Normative Theories.
Week 5-6: Working Theories
Week 7-8: Communication Models
Week 9-10: Theories of Persuasion and Media violence
Week 11: Common sense Theory
Week 12: Revision


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Week 1-2: Meaning of Public Relations, Origin of Public Relations
Week 3-4 Qualities of good Public Relations Practitioners and relationship between PR, Marketing and Advertising
Week 5-6: Roles and Strategies of PR in the society
Week 7-8: Application of PR strategies to different sectors of Nigerian Environment
Week 9-10 Assessment of the concepts of persuasion, public opinion and propaganda in PR
Week 11: Perception in PR.
Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
1. Week 1-2: Definition and Basics of Media Writing
2. Week 3-4 Writing the Lead/Headlines
3. Week 5-6: Information Sources
4. Week 7-8: Revising, Editing and proofreading
5. Week 9-10 Organizing the Facts
6. Week 11: Revision.
7. Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
COURSE DETAILS:
1. Week 1-2: The Concept of Communication, African Communications Systems and the Reasons
2. Week 3-4 Traditional Channels of Communication
3. Week 5-6: Visual Channels of Communication
4. Week 7-8: Instrumental Channel.
5. Week 9-10 Demonstrative Channels
6. Week 11: Revision.
7. Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:

Week 1:          Personal introductions and introduction to the course;

Week 2:          A brief introduction to linguistics and its branches

Week 3:          What is phonetics and phonology?

Week 4:          The branches of phonetics – articulatory

Week 5:          The branches of phonetics – auditory and acoustic

Week 6:          Language Lab Practicals

Week 7:          Mid-semester test;    

Week 8:          The organs of speech

Week 9:          The human speech mechanism

Week 10:        The description and classification of English vowel sounds

Week 11:       …
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COURSE DETAILS:
COURSE DETAILS:
1. Week 1-2: Fundamentals of Communication
2. Week 3-4 Theories of Mass Communication
3. Week 5-6: Forms and Context of Communication
4. Week 7-8: Media of Communication
5. Week 9-10 Adjunct/Impact of the Mass Media
6. Week 11: Effects of the Mass Media on the Society
7. Week 12 Revision


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COURSE DETAILS:
1. Week 1-2: Meaning and Scope of Mass Media
2. Week 3-4 Media Evolution in Nigeria
3. Week 5-6: Colonial Newspapers
4. Week 7-8: Post-Colonial Media
5. Week 9-10 Deregulation of Broadcast Media in Nigeria
6. Week 11: Contemporary media landscape of Nigeria
7. Week 12 Revision


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This course deals with the English word structure which includes the nature and types of
morphemes; affixation (derivational and inflectional); as well as phonological and syntactic
influences on affixation.


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This course introduces students to the key issues in the study of new media and digital
communications. The key concepts that have shaped new media’s brief history,
differentiating new media from older media forms, are discussed. Students are led to
understand the cultural, political, economic and technical contexts from which new media
and digital communications have emerged.


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This course provides a survey of the main branches of Philosophy, Symbolic Logic Special
symbols in symbolic Logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and
conditional statements law of tort, methods of deduction using rules of inference and biconditionals
qualification theory, types of discourse, nature of arguments, validity and
soundness, techniques for evaluating arguments, distinction between inductive and deductive
inferences. Illustrations will be taken from familiar texts, Including literature materials,
Novels, Law reports and newspaper publications


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This course provides a survey of the main branches of Philosophy, Symbolic Logic Special
symbols in symbolic Logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and
conditional statements law of tort, methods of deduction using rules of inference and biconditionals
qualification theory, types of discourse, nature of arguments, validity and
soundness, techniques for evaluating arguments, distinction between inductive and deductive
inferences. Illustrations will be taken from familiar texts, Including literature materials,
Novels, Law reports and newspaper publications.


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