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MOOC : the Online International Master Program in Communication Arts for ASEAN

1. Subject : Communication Arts for ASEAN
2. Learning Hours___20_____ชั่วโมง (ประกอบด้วย 4 วิชา)
3. Objectives of the Subject :
Communication Arts for ASEAN intended to let the learners aware and learn the scenario of Communication Arts and how to integrate as one of the tools to empower all the relevant sectors in ASEAN as follow;

1)Knowledge, ability and leadership in communication arts for ASEAN;
2)Skills to analyze, critique and apply communication arts knowledge in depth and multi-dimensionally in order to solve problems in the ASEAN region;
3)Ability to research and utilize communication arts knowledge both academically and professionally in the ASEAN region;
4)Morality, ethics, creativity, innovation, responsibility and conscience as a communication arts leader in ASEAN;
5)Ability to use communications to create unity within ASEAN; and
6)Willingness to support and promote the development of the body of knowledge about communications arts in ASEAN

4. Whom should be fit :

1) the Communication & Media sectors
2) the educational and / or development sectors relevant to ASEAN
3) the entrepreneurs / the business or corporate sector
4) the general public who is interested in ASEAN
5. Any Pre-requisite : -
6. Courses Facilitators :

a) 17701 Communication Arts and ASEAN :
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamolrat Intaratat and team
b) 17702 Philosophy and Communication Theory
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Piyachat Lomchavakarn and team
c) 17703 Communication Arts Research
Assoc. Prof.Chantana Thongprayoon and team
d) 17704 Comparative Communication Studies for ASEAN
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siriwan Anantho and team

7. Open for Learning : Still pending
8. Total Learning Hours : 20 hours
9. Subject Structure :

9.1) Introduction of the Subject :
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University’s vision is to be a leading world-class open university that employs distance education to make lifelong education available to all. It’s missions are to produce qualified graduates; to develop the country’s human resources at all levels; to strengthen communities, organizations and social institutions so they can participate in a knowledge-based society; to research, promote and develop the body of knowledge and local indigenous wisdom available to Thai society, and to preserve, promote and develop Thai arts and culture as well as among the other ASEAN member countries.
The achievement of these goals undeniably is based on communication arts as a knowledge base to develop and enhance intellect in the drive towards a learning society in all of ASEAN, and to create greater mutual understanding and a melding of ASEAN ways to attain unity amidst ethnic diversity.
For these reasons, the course of Communication Arts for ASEAN has been designed in order to strengthen the ASEAN community and allow it to stand up and advance in the global community with pride, dignity, peace and prosperity.

9.2) High light contents of each sub- subject : (5 hours for each subject)

a) 17701 Communication Arts and ASEAN
Description
Structure, systems, and context of communication; policies and strategies of communication used in ASEAN member states; history, thinking, ways of life, ethnic diversity, and cultures in ASEAN; trends for change in the world society; development strategies for economic, social, political, energy, environmental, human resources, and human rights development employed by ASEAN member states; multi-dimensional analysis, compilation and building of knowledge of communication arts within the ASEAN context
Objectives
1. To give students knowledge and understanding of the structure, system, context, policies, and strategies of communication in ASEAN
2. To give students knowledge and understanding of the history, thinking, ways of life, ethnic diversity, and cultures in the ASEAN community and all aspects of the development strategies of every ASEAN member state
3. To enable students to analyze, compile and build up knowledge of communication arts in many dimensions within the ASEAN context

b) 17702 Philosophy and Communication Theory
Description
Philosophy, concepts, developments and types of communication arts theories; the communication process and its components; communication and the social context; influence and impact of communication; communications problems and issues; professional ethics and responsibility; application of communication theories for development work in ASEAN
Objectives
1. To give students knowledge and understanding of the philosophy, concepts and theories of communication arts
2. To enable students to analyze and critique communications issues in the ASEAN region
3. To enable students to apply communication theories for development work in ASEAN

c) 17703 Paradigm and Communication Arts Research
Description
Paradigms of communication arts research for building the body of knowledge and solving communication problems in ASEAN; types of research; research problems; setting a conceptual framework; the research process; research design; undertaking research; data analysis; presenting and publishing research in ASEAN
Objectives
1.To give students knowledge and understanding of the paradigms of communication arts research
2.To enable students to select a topic for communication arts research in ASEAN, formulate a conceptual framework, design a research project, and analyze data
3.To enable students to undertake communication arts research, present their findings and publish a report

d) 17704 Comparative Communication Studies for ASEAN
Description
Comparative analysis of communication situations within the ASEAN way of life in the aspects of politics, security, economy, society, culture, energy, the environment, human resources development, human rights, grassroots movements, public participation, awareness raising, ethics, and legal issues concerned with development in ASEAN; creation of communications innovations to strengthen and unify the ASEAN community
Objectives
1.To enable students to analyze and compare communication situations in the ASEAN way of life and changing trends in the global society
2.To enable students to analyze and compare different aspects of communication issues in ASEAN and in the global society
3.To enable students to apply knowledge from their comparative studies to create communications innovations that will strengthen and unify the ASEAN community

10. Other Resources :
a) Six Module of Synthesis contents, Study Guides of each subject;
b) Key readings, Recommended Readings, Main idea of each subject;
c) Multimedia resources of the Program : the ASEAN multi media set, MOOC, etc.
d) STOU e-Library; Program Blog; additional assignments

11. Evaluation ( E-Certificate =70%)
a) Do the self-assessment exercises (not graded) in order to understand key concepts in the study guides;
b) Submit written assignment (s) at the end of each Module.

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