HM5050: Field Trip

HM5050: Field Trip

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title Field Trip
Module Code HM5050
Module Tutor Adrian Long
School School of Education and Humanities
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 5
Brief Description

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.

Indicative Syllabus

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.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Articulate their experience of visiting monuments and locations in a way which demonstrates their learning.
  2. Be able to identify, analyse and communicate the manner in which sites visited are represented by those who have stewardship of them.
  3. Possesses a range of ICT skills in order to gather, evaluate and synthesise different types of information.
  4. Demonstrate the impact of the sites and their heritage on their specific discipline of study.
  5. 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
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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