Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
student participation is central. The class comprises of lectures, discussion, and weekly student presentations on readings. The readings have been selected to connect with each other in interesting ways – as critiques, extensions, offering competing or interdisciplinary perspectives ; students are encouraged to juxtapose readings and look for connections. Pedagogical Method : 12 sessions of 2 hours ; lectures, discussion, student presentations. Course Description : Global cities have historically been marked by housing shortages, speculative real estate, and high inequality. Yet despite facing similar challenges, cities are inﬂuenced by politics, culture, and history to manage housing and land markets in diverse ways. The objective of the course is to analyze urban housing and land markets within their social, political and institutional (legal) context and to equip students with the conceptual tools to analyze urban policy. The course uses foundational texts, recent research, and real-world cases of housing and land policy in large metropolises in comparative perspective. Required reading : Readings will be outlined in the syllabus.
Autoplay mode, Binge watching with Netﬂix, Youtubers with Youtube ! New digital contents are tightly bound to new consumption modes and new types of media platforms. The context, the device and the services are now part of the content, would a Live video on periscope be successful without the avalanche of hearts and comments from the viewers ? Why do we go on Facebook 100 times a day spontaneously ? Why is candy crush so addictive ? How can we build Billion Dollars media companies by capturing user's attention only a few seconds a day ? In this course we will study how to build from scratch new digital media and digital content, explore the tools and strategies used by the GAFAs and the digital pure players, analyzing the big trends and the weak signals, spotting the opportunities and challenges. Required reading : SOLIS, (Brian), What's the Future of Business ? ; NORMAN, (Donald A.), The Design of Everyday Things ; CHRISTENSEN, (Clayton), The Innovator's Dilemma : The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business ; Wired, Quartz, Business Insider, Tube ﬁlter, TheNextWeb.
HOW TO BUILD GREAT DIGITAL MEDIA EXPERIENCES : ANALYSIS OF MEDIA LANDSCAPE FROM USER STANDPOINT
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
HUMAN RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Jacques-Edouard SABATIER (Director of Digital Content, MCN & Digital Marketing, CANAL+). Prerequisite : None Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : 40% for an individual presentation ; 30% for the creation and development of a digital media by groups of 3 to 4 students ; 20% preparation of questions for the Keynote speakers ; 10% for oral participation during lectures. Pedagogical Method : 24 hours Course Description : Vertical videos are associated with snapchat, mute videos with Facebook 1404
Teachers : Anthony DWORKIN (Senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations), Anaïs SCHILL (Doctorante). Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course validation : Each week a group of students will make a short presentation about one aspect of the subject under discussion, this will constitute 30% of the ﬁnal assessment. Out of the suggested reading each week, one item will be highlighted and students will be expected to send a short summary (1-2 paragraphs or 6 or so bullet points) of this text before the class. 10% of the ﬁnal assessment will be given for class participation and for these short summaries. A 4000 word research paper on a subject related to one week's class and agreed beforehand with the instructor,