|Introduction of the School|
The Communication school of Yunnan Normal University is a featured, regional, teaching research specific institution dedicated to professionally creative and pragmatic talents of the time with international insight. Since its establishment in June 2010, a broad-based, interdisciplinary layout which covers literature and arts has been established in the School: the lead is the first level discipline of Master degree in Drama, Film and Television Studies, the pillars are second level discipline of Master degree in Journalism and the base is constituted by seven undergraduate programs: Journalism, Communication Studies, Radio & Television Studies, Advertisement, Animation, Broadcasting & Hosting, Radio & Television Editing and so on.
The direction and aim of the School: It is based on the full-time undergraduate education and developed moderately on post-graduate education. It actively expands foreign students education and professional and technical education. It is featured with “ethnic minority language-Han language bilingual” communication, studies of the frontier area and film and television of the ethnic minorities. It is based in Yunnan, facing China and influencing the South East of Asia. It aims to cultivate the well-rounded media talents with international horizon, national responsibility and social awareness and consciousness. It is dedicated to be a featured regional high level teaching and research institute that is the best in Yunnan, first-class in the West of China, well-ranked in China and well-known in the South East of Asia.
A team of 61 practically experienced, teaching professionals have been working at the school since the establishment, 90% of them have obtained a masters degree or above, 16 of the full time teachers are doctoral graduates or candidates and 9 people hold professorship. There are 15 associate professors 21 lecturers as well as 10 assistant lecturers.
Teachers take part in domestic making of popular TV play and animation works. More over, one person has been granted teaching moral modal of Yunnan province. And many other honorary titles have been granted to teaching staff of the school. 1752 students are currently studying at the school.
A Student placement center and a public opinion study base have been found by the staff team. There are several other educational institutions has been set up within the school as well, which are The undergraduate teaching experimental center of Yunnan; The public opinion research center of national ministry of education. The school collaborated with Xinhua news agency Yunnan branch and set up a social media and big data research center, with China alliance of Radio, Film and Television and built media convergence research center. Yunnan News Agency has also found an international communication training center in the School, which aimed to provide professionals for global communication. The school owned an OTHINK720 VR digital lab, an audio and visual art lab, a multi-functional arena, animation production room, and 2D, 3D animation lab, linear and nonlinear edit system.
Over the years, the school established good relationship with different communities; educational partnerships include Yunnan Radio and Television Station, Kunming TV station, Yuxi TV station, Xipin Radio and broadcasting center and Mojiang Radio broadcasting station.
1: Yunnan public opinion study base.
2: Ministry of education social public opinions mechanism study organization
3: University out campus training center
4: South and South-East Asia international communication training center
5: Educational recourse center cooperative organization
6: Public opinions and big data research center
7: China alliance of Radio, Film and Television media convergence research center
8: The Creative Experimental Centre for the Big Data in Communications
9: VR and digital media practice Lab.