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The Learning Outcomes have two major stands: geographical and personal.
Geographical: - Develop a critical understanding of the forces and processes that shaped the development of Dublin- Develop the capacity to understand Dublin in a European and global urban context- Identify and use the main research tools for a study of Dublin during this time period.
Personal:- Demonstrate and extend written communication skills- Demonstrate and develop skills in synthesis, analysis, discussion and presentation- Develop an ability to utilise a variety of research sources.
Historical development of the city
Growth of the suburbs
The challenge of housing
Transportation systems and the motor car
The Civic and Commercial Landscapes
Planning the city
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It is recommended that anyone taking this module has a foundation in urban studies, especially European urbanisation. It will be expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of European history and culture since the late medieval period. It will be also be understood that those taking the module have basic geographic research skills and a knowledge of urban land use models.
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|Assignment: You may choose and complete an essay of about 5,000 words from a selection of essays OR you may complete an original research project. Conditions will apply to the research project.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: An assignment designed to allow the student to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the developmental history of Dublin to the beginning of the twentieth century.||Week 5||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
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• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
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|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Tues 14:00 - 14:50|