Studying in a professional context

LCLIB2000  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Studying in a professional context
5.0 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
1q

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Main themes

The course examines the various aspects of the book supply chain. Description of the book trades. A series of visits is also organized in companies in the book industry: publisher, photoengraver, printers, wholesalers and bookshops. A group project will also aim at the implementation of a real situation related to the professional environment.

Aims

  • 1

    To familiarize the student with the different professional activities in the book industry in which he will later do an internship, be it in publishing, bookshop or library.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

In this course, the book is approached from the point of view of the professionals who intervene throughout its creation and of its diffusion. The course stresses the main actors of the book chain and their specific trade: editors, photoengravers, printers, diffusers, distributors, booksellers, library. The main focus is on the French-speaking book industry with its current stakes.

Teaching methods

Method : lecture for 15 hours. Group work for the 15 following hours.

Other information

None.

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5
-

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General
5
-

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
-