Module Details

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Title CONFLICT AND CONCILIATION: IRELAND 1870-1923
Code IRIS204
Coordinator

 
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 5 FHEQ First Semester 15

Aims

Module aims to present:

A wide ranging picture of the state of Ireland from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century;

To acquaint students with key historical concepts and debates such as modernisation, democratisation, nationalism,unionism, colonialism and demographic transition.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Students will be able to summarise and evaluate factual and technical information

(LO2) Students will be able to evaluate and analyse contemporary documents to build essential historical skills of analysis.

(LO3) Students will be able to discuss particular historical problems and historical debates to enable independence of thought and persuasive argument.

(LO4) Students will be able to define and discuss key historical concepts, including modernisation, democratisation, nationalism, unionism, colonialism and demographic transition.

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

(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Academic writing (inc. referencing skills)

(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Listening skills

(S4) Improving own learning/performance - Reflective practice

(S5) Time and project management - Personal organisation

(S6) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis

(S7) Information skills - Information accessing:[Locating relevant information] [Identifying and evaluating information sources]

(S8) Research skills - All Information skills


Syllabus

 

Topics covered during the module may include:

Industry and society in Ulster;

Land War and the Land Acts;

Home Rule to 1886: Parnell and Gladstone;

The Gaelic Revival: the politics of culture;

Women and Politics:

Feminism versus Nationalism;

The Ulster Crisis, 1886-1914;

Ireland and the First World War;

The 1916 Rising;

The Anglo-Irish War, 1919-21;

Civil War, 1922-23.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Lectures are intended to provide an overview of a given topic and encourage students to undertake independent study.
Attendance Recorded: Yes
Notes: Lectures provide a framework for the module.

Teaching Method 2 - Seminar
Description: Seminars will form the basis for subsequent oral presentations and discussions in seminars.
Attendance Recorded: Yes
Notes: Seminars provide opportunity for in depth discussion of key issues and debates.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 11

11

        22
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 128
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
Seminar Presentation There is a resit opportunity. This is not an anonymous assessment.  5 minutes    15       
Essay There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment.  -2500 words    85       

Recommended Texts

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