Module Details

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Title CONTEXT 3.1: HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE
Code ARCH321
Coordinator Dr C Malathouni
Architecture
C.Malathouni@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ First Semester 15

Aims

To develop final year undergraduate skills in the evaluation and presentation of an historical project through seminar-based group study. This module also presents an opportunity for final year students to work in areas where staff are active in research.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) By the end of the module, students will demonstrate:

Knowledge and understanding of specialised aspect of modern architecture.

(LO2) The ability to research and report on an area of modern architecture.

(LO3) The ability to work in groups.

(LO4) The ability to recognise taught material in a slide test.

(S1) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written.

(S2) Improving own learning/performance - Reflective practice.

(S3) Critical thinking and problem solving - Synthesis.

(S4) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis.


Syllabus

 

Themes and topics vary from year to year, and reflect areas of current or recent staff research activity.

Lectures and seminars delivered by a team of teaching staff on a range of specialist C20 architecture topics under the umbrella of "innovation".


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Weekly lectures will be pre-recorded, broken down to short components which the students can watch asynchronously. These pre-recorded sessions will be further supported by a synchronous session for students to ask questions on the lectures content.
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided
Notes: Lectures introduce key themes and perspectives

Teaching Method 2 - Seminar
Description: Following the provision of all lectures, a range of seminar topics will be offered. Each student will join one seminar group and attend either online or face-to-face seminars.
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 24

4

        28
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 122
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 2 Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1 Assessment period Marked out of 30, pass mark 12.  Slide Test    30       
Assessment 1 Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1 - week 11  2000 words essay    70       
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             

Recommended Texts

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