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Having taken this module, students will:
– be familiar with the archaeology of Ireland, Britain, Scandinavia, and beyond to areas such as the eastern Baltic, Western and Central Asia in the period c.AD700–1050.
– will have learned about the challenges and opportunities of multidisciplinary approaches, from documentary sources to archaeological data
– be aware of national repositories of archaeological data in several countries, in addition to the online catalogues of several key museums.
– have formed deeper ideas in relation to systems of exchange, settlement, migration, identity formation, landscapes, and the application of theoretical approaches to archaeological data.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Write and record a 10-minute video presentation consisting of a contextual object biography of one item of material culture dated to the Viking Age and associated with the Scandinavian diaspora.||Week 5||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Write a 3000-word essay on one of a list of five topics (listed in Module Handbook) (end of Week 13)||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Written feedback will be provided in digital form on the two assignments after they have been corrected, followed by group feedback given to the class. Module participants will be provided the opportunity to pick a peer-review partner to discuss their work over the the course of the semester, with a short video guide to peer-reviewing made available on the module platform. Module participants will also be provided the opportunity to carry out self-assessment activities relating to the topics discussed in the lectures and seminars and the assigned reading.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Wed 12:00 - 12:50|