HM5050: Field Trip
Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
||School of Education and Humanities
|Level of Study
This module is designed to offer students the opportunity to experience an extended visit in the company of other students and relevant staff to a city or area of historic significance in the study of the humanities.
The module will comprise the following: Students will undertake preliminary research that introduces the location to be visited and its historical, cultural and intellectual significance. Students will be provided with a course booklet that gives reading and preliminary study material on all the places visited. A University VLE site will be developed to support this preliminary research.
The content of the study visit will be determined by the location.
A student passing this module should be able to:
- Articulate their experience of visiting monuments and locations in a way which demonstrates their learning.
- Be able to identify, analyse and communicate the manner in which sites visited are represented by those who have stewardship of them.
- Possesses a range of ICT skills in order to gather, evaluate and synthesise different types of information.
- Demonstrate the impact of the sites and their heritage on their specific discipline of study.
- Appreciate the impact of the sites visited on a range of cultural and intellectual issues.
|Learning and Teaching Activities
||Scheduled Contact Hours: 30
Independent Learning Hours: 120
|Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide)
||001: 100% Portfolio: 2500 words or equivalent
|Special Assessment Requirements
||The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.
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