Studying in a professional context

lclib2000  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Studying in a professional context
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Comanne Olivier;
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.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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”.
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
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

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