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By the end of the trimester, students should be able to:
1. Describe the apocalyptic ideals of the Anglo-Saxons
2. Explain the complex relationships that Anglo-Saxons had with their Viking cousins/ancestors
3. Perform a close reading of an Old English text (in translation) that recognizes both formal and historical details
4. Analyze literary research and create an effective argument that combines both literary scholarship and literary analysis.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Writing tasks spaced over the semester in order to prepare one to write the end-of-term essay.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Discussion Board posts throughout the term||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 2500–3000 word end-of-semester essay||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
The first half of the module will have writing assignments keyed to reading assignments. Group feedback in class will be offered on these. After the midterm, various writing tasks keyed to the final essay will be assigned. Students will receive both written and oral feedback individually on these assignments.
|Assoc Professor Rebecca Stephenson||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|