Module Details

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Title IRISH STUDIES IN ACTION
Code IRIS217
Coordinator Prof F Shovlin
Institute of Irish Studies
Fshovlin@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2020-21 Level 5 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

To provide students with hands on experience of a workplace related to their academic study;

To encourage students to reflect on the relationship between the workplace and their intellectual development.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) An ability to learn and apply a range of skills in a workplace environment and to record these.

(LO2) An ability to critically reflect on the contribution academic skills and knowledge make in a work place environment.

(LO3) An ability to communicate in writing the relationship between practice-based learning, research and theory.

(S1) Confidence, independence of mind, responsibility, organisation and time-management.

(S2) The ability to work collaboratively and to participate in group discussion.

(S3) Structure, coherence, clarity and fluency of written expression.


Syllabus

 

Sessions will be individually tailored to the student’s learning requirements in conjunction with the nature of the placement.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Seminar
Description: Five by 90 minute seminars tailored to the individual requirements of the placement.

SONRU interview to begin.
Five by 90 minute seminars – careers service input to whole cohort in first 20 minutes of three out of the five seminars.
60 hours in placement, normally 10 by six hour sessions.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   67.5

        67.5
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 82.5
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
Wordpress Blog / Reflective Journal. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is not an anonymous assessment There will be a reassessment opportunity.  -1000 words    50       
Essay. There is a reassessment opportunity. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is not an anonymous assessment.  -3000 words    50       

Recommended Texts

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