Module Details

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Title FIELDTRIP TO IRELAND AND STUDY METHODS
Code IRIS102
Coordinator Dr C Downham
Institute of Irish Studies
C.Downham@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2020-21 Level 4 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

Achieve the learning outcomes and skills outlined below:

Interdisciplinary perspective towards the study of Ireland;

An appreciation of Irish culture and society.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) An appreciation of the diversity and plurality of Irish identity.

(LO2) Familiarity with a range of research methods used in Irish Studies.

(LO3) Ability to define key movements and events in the history and culture of Dublin.

(LO4) Awareness of changes in Irish society, scholarship and politics over the last 20 years.

(S1) Global citizenship - cultural awareness

(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - academic writing (including referencing skills)

(S3) Working in groups and teams - group action planning

(S4) Information skills - information accessing: locating relevant information. Identifying and evaluating information sources

(S5) Critical thinking and problem solving - critical analysis

(S6) Global citizenship - understanding of equality and diversity

(S7) Critical thinking and problem solving - evaluation


Syllabus

 

The topics covered during this module may include: The topography of Dublin;

Visit to a range of sites of historical, archaeological, literary and political significance within Dublin;

Seminars and supervisory meetings for essay topics and preparation;

Student led presentations.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching method 1 - seminar.
Seminars provide training on different research methods relating to Dublin case studies and are intended to prompt students towards independent study.

Teaching method 2 - field work.
The Fieldtrip provides immersive training through walking tours, visits to sites and events and time to experience the city of Dublin.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   6

    24

  30
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 120
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Presentation. There is a reassessment opportunity. This is not an anonymous assessment. Standard UoL penalties will apply.  10 minutes    15       
Essay. There is a reassessment opportunity. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is an anonymous assessment.  -2500 words    85       

Recommended Texts

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