Grade: First Year
Subject: Social Communication
Introduction to social communication, information and journalism.
Communication theory, information, history of communication, schools of communication, ethics, history of journalism, mass media

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1. Students must understand the concept of social communication, information and journalism and put it into their own cultural and social background.
2. Students must know the concept of mass media, its importance and its different practical approaches.
3. Students must understand communication as a tool for the development of their own society and nation.
Teacher Objectives-
1. Knowing the scientific concepts of information, communication, journalism and mass media in order to apply them to a practical vocational training.
2. Becoming familiar with the different mass media, their importance and use in society.
3. Giving importance to communication as a tool of development.
Internet websites, projector, television programs, movies, radio programs, cameras, books of communication, translations of communication in Khmer language.
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. Exposition of real modern situations that can introduce the concepts of communication. For example, showing social problems, especially related to culture, communication and information, where the students must think in solutions and options. Their answers and dialogs will open the way to reach conclusions in a Socratic method.
2. Exposure of the students to different mass medias in order to understand their identity and processes.
3. Students should develop practical works as gathering information from the community they live.

2. Lesson Progression-

1. The teacher prepares a workshop where the students face real social and cultural problems. They answer key questions established by the teacher.
2. The students will discuss their own point of view of different real situations. The teacher will write down the concepts given by students.
3. The teacher will make a systematic resume of observations. He will stimulate that the students reach conclusions. The teacher will intervene only when it is real necessary to clarify certain concepts.

3. Guided Practice-

1. Making interviews of real persons from the social and cultural context of every student.
2. Analysis the real problems in the community and trying possible solutions using methods and tools of communication.
3. Preparing communication campaigns to answer real social situations.

4. Student Practice-

1. Every student must bring to class a certain number of interviews.
2. Students by team should create a statistic study over a social situation.
3. Production of a program for radio or television gathering information from interviews, researches, etc.

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. The teacher will propose a list of real situations, however, he will stimulate the students to identify problems of communication in their own communities.
2. Works must be done in teams trying to form the students in a team working.
3. Works should be exposed to the rest of the class.

6. Assessment-

1. The teacher does a careful following of opinions, conclusions, works and attitudes of the students before real situations.
2. The students must give their own resume of activities to improve their report skill.
3. The students will follow information in the media.

7. Lesson Closure-

1. Conclusions must be presented in a mean of communication.
2. There will be a last forum to evaluate activities.
Measuring Student Progress-
1. A written report.
2. The tradition written exam of the school.

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