Guías Docentes Electrónicas
1. General information
ECTS credits:
Academic year:
Main language:
Second language:
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Web site:
Lecturer: ANTONIO FERNANDEZ VICENTE - Group(s): 30 
Phone number
Office hours
Aulario Polivalente, despacho 2.12
969179100 ext. 4784

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession
Not established
4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
CB01 Possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that builds on the foundation of general secondary education and is at a level that relies on advanced textbooks and also includes knowledge from the cutting edge of their field of study.
CB03 Gather and interpret relevant data (usually within the area of study) in order to make value judgements that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
CB04 Convey information, ideas, problems and solutions for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
CE06 Know the history of audiovisual genres through their aesthetic and industrial proposals.
CE07 Understand the relationships between the agents that influence audiovisual communication.
CE09 Differentiate the main contemporary cultural and artistic theories and currents of thought.
CG02 Develop creativity to take risks in the definition of research or creative topics from an innovative perspective that contributes to the knowledge, interpretation or development of audiovisual languages and/or formats.
CG04 Expose the results of academic work in writing, orally or by other means, in accordance with the canons of the communication disciplines.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Critically analyse and evaluate audiovisual, graphic and written texts, and recognise the aesthetic and political criteria in which they are inscribed.
Understand the common Anglicisms used in social media and new digital platforms such as 'hashtag' or 'community manager'.
Know the basic legal concepts applicable to the field of information and resolve practical cases linked to fundamental rights and, specifically, to the right to information.
Deliberate about emerging socio-political forms and mechanisms of discourse production in relation to technology.
Distinguish between the different technologies available for the transmission and dissemination of audiovisual data.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: Education and Media Literacy: key concepts
  • Unit 2: Critical Lecture on Media
  • Unit 3: Stereotypes and Media
  • Unit 4: Image Criticism
  • Unit 5: Disinformation
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences (only degrees before RD 822/2021) ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures CE06 CE07 CE09 CG02 CG04 2.4 60 N N
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] project-based learning CB01 CB03 CB04 2 50 Y N
Self-study [OFF-SITE] Self-study CB04 1.6 40 N N
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Practical exam 50.00% 50.00%
Final test 50.00% 50.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 4 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 12.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Evaluation criteria not defined
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Evaluation criteria not defined

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Arteta, Aurelio Tantos tontos tópicos Ariel 978-84-344-7064-4 2012 Ficha de la biblioteca
Cassin, Barbara. Googléame : la segunda misión de los Estados Unidos / Fondo de Cultura Económica : Biblioteca Nacional, 978-950-557-751-4 2008 Ficha de la biblioteca
Fernández Vicente, Antonio. Ciudades de aire : la utopía nihilista de las redes / Catarata ; Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 978-84-9044-250-0 ( 2016 Ficha de la biblioteca
Fernández Vicente, Antonio. Educación crítica y comunicación : manual contra el formateo UOC, 978-84-9180-062-0 2018 Ficha de la biblioteca
Han, Byung-Chul No cosas : quiebras del mundo de hoy / Taurus, 978-84-306-2434-8 2021 Ficha de la biblioteca
O'Neil, Cathy Armas de destrucción matemática : cómo el big data aumenta l Capitn Swing, 978-84-947408-4-8 2017 Ficha de la biblioteca
Ordine, Nuccio La Utilidad de lo inútil: manifiesto Acantilado 978-84-15689-92-8 2014 Ficha de la biblioteca
Peirano, Marta (1975-) El enemigo conoce el sistema : manipulación de ideas, person Debate, 978-84-17636-39-5 2020 Ficha de la biblioteca
Sartori, Giovanni Homo videns : la sociedad teledirigida / Taurus, 978-84-306-0079-3 2012 Ficha de la biblioteca
Serrano, Pascual (1964-) Desinformación : cómo los medios ocultan el mundo / Península, 978-84-8307-880-8 2009 Ficha de la biblioteca
Sontag, Susan1933-2004 Ante el dolor de los demás Alfaguara 978-84-204-6670-5 2007 Ficha de la biblioteca
Turkle, Sherry En defensa de la conversación : el poder de la conversación Ático de los Libros, 978-84-16222-90-2 2019 Ficha de la biblioteca
Vargas Llosa, Mario (1936-) La civilización del espectáculo / Debolsillo, 978-84-9062-559-0 2020 Ficha de la biblioteca

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