UNIT I. Signal is a function of one or more independent variables which contain some information. A system is a set of elements or functional block that are connected together and produces an output in response to an input signal. Processi ng:. Operations performed by the system on the signal is called.

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Go to Advanced Search. Academic Courses. May not be offered in every semester, students are advised to check the website for updated courses under Course Registration page. CS Foundations of Communication Studies. It is designed as an introduction to the field of communication studies. Students will learn how to reflect and think critically about communication in personal and public contexts and explore how communication has created and shaped our society as well as our personal lives.

The course will introduce each of the specialty areas of study within the School of Communication and Information, which include mass, promotional, interpersonal, organisational, and intercultural communication, as well as information technology. CS Basic Media Writing. This hands-on course covers the fundamentals of writing for mass media, with an emphasis on reaching publics that are diverse and demanding. Students will learn how to write news stories for print and broadcast, public relations releases, and advertising copy.

While introducing students to the differing needs of the various media industries, the separate strands of the course collectively reinforce common principles such as accuracy, honesty and integrity in communication, as well as an appreciation of clear, concise and effective writing.

This course introduces the basics of media law, ethics and policy with a particular emphasis on Singapore. The role of media ethics standards will also be examined. CS Speech and Argumentation. This course develops and strengthens skills in constructing and delivering speeches and presentations. The goal is to achieve oral proficiency through a combination of critical analysis and practice. By examining communication strategies, students will see what does and does not work in a given speech or presentation situation.

Students will learn persuasive elements, principles of argumentation, speech writing, research and content development, oral delivery, and critique.

The course addresses theoretical issues and offer students time to broadly test out applications of concepts. It also aims to introduce concepts and theories that can be applied to different visual media and which are used as tools for deconstructing and analyzing visuals. The course also teaches students the characteristics and issues associated with different visual media.

The content of the course is structured to allow students to explore form, meaning and impact of visual content. CS Communication Histories and Theories. This course examines both the development of communication technologies and the intellectual history of the study of communication the evolution of ideas.

We will investigate the foundations of communication inquiry by reviewing relevant social science and critical social theory, thereby gaining a better understanding of the discipline. Students will learn about many of the milestones in communication research and their significance. In addition to examining the evolution of communication technologies, the course will track the intellectual, institutional and socio-political influence that helped to foster the emergence and shape the growth of the communication discipline in the twentieth century.

CS Fundamentals of Research. Note: This course was a core course for students admitted prior to This course introduces the understanding of various research perspectives and methods.

The emphasis is on providing students with the knowledge to be a critical research consumer and buyer. Students will learn about quantitative, qualitative, and interpretative perspectives in research, and the advantages and disadvantages of different research methods, such as the historical method, in-depth interview, focus group, survey, and content analysis. Students will gain some hands-on experience in implementing studies, analysing quantitative and qualitative data, and presenting findings to different types of audience.

CS News Reporting and Writing. This practical course develops the reporting skills, writing ability, and editorial judgement required of journalists working in print news media. The basics of accuracy, fairness, balance, and professional ethics are emphasised. Students will learn to approach stories with readers in mind, asking relevant and meaningful questions, critically assessing information they obtain, and writing with clarity and credibility.

Students will have regular hands-on exercises to sharpen their reporting and writing skills, and engage in discussion and critique of on-going news coverage in and beyond Singapore to develop their news judgment. CS Multimedia Writing in Chinese. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of media writing in Chinese. It introduces students to the skills of clear, concise and effective writing, as well as the principles of accuracy, honesty and integrity in communication.

Students will learn basic forms of writing for public relations, advertising and news industries. Students will gain some hands-on experience in Chinese writing for print, broadcast and the Internet. They will appreciate styles of Chinese writing and sharpen their media writing skills. CS Print and Digital Publication. In addition to catering to students interested in specialising in publication design, the course is geared towards would-be writers and photographers, who need to appreciate effective visual presentation and think visually in theirjournalism.

Practical exercises are grounded in theories pertaining to typography, colour, space, and other design elements.

Students will also be familiarised with design trends in the newspaper and magazine publishing industries, including the impact of technological change. CS Web Design and Technologies. This course covers a brief history of hypertext and the World Wide Web, and gives a broad overview of technologies used in web design. Students will be taught how to design, implement and maintain web-based sites using authoring and scripting languages, content creation, management and digital media tools.

Students will learn how to implement the latest strategies to develop third-generation websites, evaluate design tools, discuss future technology standards and explore the incompatibility issues surrounding current browsers.

CS Image and Sound Production. This course introduces the core components of motion picture production: idea, image, sound, and sequence. Who is our audience? How do we talk about images? What compositional elements can we control or manipulate? How do we sequence images in order to evoke specific responses?

What happens when particular sounds and images are juxtaposed? In related tutorials, students will explore these concepts with digital video cameras and nonlinear editing. CS Media Presentation and Performance. This hands-on course aims to equip students with some of the basic skills and knowledge in two areas: one, effective on-air presentation and performance; and two, directing presenters and performers.

Students are encouraged to develop their own styles and personae, insofar as it is appropriate for the programmes in question. CS Genre and Narrative Strategies. The concepts of narratology will be introduced for the purpose of analysing television genres such as soap opera, sitcom, drama series, advertisement, and news, as well as motion picture genres such as science fiction, film noir, horror, epic, and documentary.

Foreign and local programmes will be analysed and students are expected to create and present stories of their own. This course introduces students to the art and business of organising and executing a video project through all stages of production.

Students will learn how to manage both dramatic and documentary productions, including script breakdown for budgeting and scheduling, managing location shoots, and overseeing post-production personnel and facilities.

The course also covers the management, budgeting, and scheduling of workflow, acquisition of permits and licenses, and ensuring adherence to legal and delivery requirements as specified by the distribution. This course introduces students to the basic techniques and processes of story selection, research, writing, interviewing, recording and packaging in broadcast journalism.

In addition to hands-on training in how to produce news and current affairs stories for broadcast, students are expected to develop a critical and theoretically-informed appreciation of broadcast journalistic practices, conventions, and institutions. CS Audio in Media. This course is a professionally-oriented seminar focusing on contemporary audio-production techniques for radio, broadcast and cable television, motion pictures, theatre, and the music-recording industry.

Advanced recording and production techniques are covered. Assignments might include, but will not be limited to, the production of radio programming magazine, documentaries , spot announcements, film Foley work, and television voice-overs. Students will learn about the informational, perceptual, and aesthetic aspects of sound as applied to each stage of the production process—from planning to post-production.

CS Creative Strategies. This course focuses on the development and execution of creative and motivating communication. The emphasis is on providing students with an understanding of creative and strategic message development and applying these underlying principles to the media. Students will learn how to use marketing information to develop practical creative strategies.

Both visual and written creativity will be emphasised. Students will also learn the requirements for developing advertising messages in different media. Course work includes lectures, discussions, creative assignments, critiques, and a final project.

CS Corporate Communication Management. The course consists of three parts. The first part of the course will present theoretical concepts andframeworks that guide corporate communication research and practice. Second, various corporate communication functions with different stakeholders such as consumers, employees, media, investors, and the general public will be covered. For the last part of the course, you will learn how to plan and evaluate corporate communication strategies as a group project.

The primary aim is to equip students with foundational knowledge and skills for effective corporate communications management. In this chronologically structured module, you will learn the cinema of Korea through a set of key films, directors, and dominant genres by lectures, screenings, and intensive and engaging discussions throughout the semester.

Through readings, discussions, in-class screenings, and presentations, our goal is to develop a broad understanding of Korean cinema and popular cultures exploring their wide-ranging impact and asking how they participate in the transnational production and circulation of culture, ideology, modernity, politics, and tradition in both regional and international contexts.

It is not necessary for student to have prior knowledge of Korean cinema, and all are welcome. CS Photojournalism. This course introduces the basics of still photography for use in mass communications. The latest digital photographic techniques will be employed throughout, including digital still cameras and digital darkroom software on computers. In this course, we will look at how journalism professionals can take their own photographs, as well as work with professional photographers.

The work output should be suitable for publication in newspapers, magazines, company publications, brochures, and digital slide-show presentations. By providing a basic appreciation of photojournalism, this course should be of value to aspiring photojournalists as well as writers and editors seeking a broader visual awareness.

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