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On successful completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate:
1. Knowledge of the UCD Cultural Heritage Collections and the different repositories, collections, and materials preserved there.
2. Primary source literacy, including the ability to name, define, and provide examples of the different kinds of primary sources, and the critical skills of identifying and applying key questions to the interpretation of primary sources.
3. Developing research skills, including the ability to identify, locate and utilize appropriate primary and secondary materials in the analysis of primary sources.
4. Analytical skills, including the abilities to assess the distinctive values and methodologies of different disciplines and critically analyse a range of primary sources within their social, cultural and historical contexts.
5. Group work skills, including working effectively as part of a team, making an equitable individual contribution to group activities and supporting others to do the same, and dealing with difficulties.
The module will cover topics including:
UCD Cultural Heritage Collections
Primary Source Literacy
Materiality of Objects
Collections and Repositories
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Glossary of key terms for primary source literacy||Week 5||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Critical reflection on your experience working on the exhibition||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Record of an item in UCD Special Collections||Week 7||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Exhibition using primary sources from UCD Special Collections||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
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Written feedback will be provided by the teaching team on group and individual assignments. There will be opportunities for informal peer, self and other feedback throughout the semester.
|Mr Niels Caul||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Lucy Collins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Evelyn Flanagan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Jaime Jones||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Annie Khabaza||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Elizabeth Mullins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Wed 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 2||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 3||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Wed 14:00 - 14:50|