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On successful completion of this module students should have:
1. developed writing and communication skills;
2. developed knowledge and critical understanding of the history of alcohol and drugs in Ireland, Britain and North America;
3. enhanced their skills in essay writing, presenting their work to peers and participation in seminars;
4. developed an awareness of key concepts and methodologies that historians have used to approach the history of drugs and alcohol;
5. enhanced their ability to evaluate a range of primary sources relevant to the module.
|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|
|Essay: Research Paper||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Attendance: Students are graded on their contribution in seminars throughout the semester||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: A combined 10-15 minute in-class seminar presentation and 1,500 word written essay||Varies over the Trimester||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
• Online automated feedback
Feedback on the presentation / 1,500 essay will be given in writing. Oral feedback will be provided on an ongoing basis on preparatory plans for the 1,500 essay and the end-of-semester essay. Feedback on end-of-semester essays is given individually by appointment after submission and grading.