ARCH1001J Ireland - Landscape, Heritage and Culture

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module, prepared specifically for students with little previous experience of Ireland, is designed to convey a sense of the country and its people, notably its landscape, heritage and culture.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Having taken this module, students will be expected to:
* have a broad and cursory sense of the Irish landscape, both urban and rural.
* demonstrate a rudimentary knowledge of the human story in Ireland
* be able to discuss certain cultural and societal themes with a certain amount of knowledge.

Relevant transferable skills:
* Students will develop an analytical perspective
* Descriptive and linguistic improvement
* Teamwork
* Heightened communication skills (in terms of written work, presentation and visual technologies)
* Students will be working through the English language, many for the first time, and a progressive improvement will mark every stage of their assessment and progression will be rewarded as such.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

30

Autonomous Student Learning

50

Total

100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and group work 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Class Test: Class Test 3 Varies over the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

50

Class Test: Class Test 1 Varies over the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

25

Class Test: Class Test 2 Varies over the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

25


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Amanda Kelly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 

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