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On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1) Approach and discuss historical evidence through critical thinking, speaking and writing:
Students will learn to make use of both primary and secondary historical sources. They will be able to present and discuss in written and oral format analysis of key questions relating to the development of the concept of 'Satan'.
2) Identify key developments in medieval thought regarding evil and the devil:
Students will acquire a basic understanding of the most important figures, texts, and issues which identify Satan as the personification of evil. They will also be able to draw critical comparisons between differing ideologies: Christian, Eastern Orthodox and Islamic.
3) Understand the impact of these concepts on society:
Students will learn how the medieval populace expressed their understanding of evil in art, literature and folklore. Students will be able to outline the ways in which these ideas influenced society in their historical contexts.
|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|
|Assignment: 4,000 word research paper||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Class participation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Learning journal and portfolio||Week 12||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
Feedback individually to students, post-assessment: Feedback on the mid-term assessment will be provided in writing. Oral feedback will be provided on an ongoing basis on plans and reading lists for the end of semester research project. Students have opportunity to book a one-to-one discussion with the module coordinator to discuss their research for this project. Written feedback on the end of semester assessment will be provided via brightspace
|Nathan Millin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 09:00 - 10:50|