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On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1. Explain the historical development of folklore collecting and folkloristics in Ireland.
2. Assess the importance of individual collectors and writers in the field and review their contribution to the subject in the context of their own time-period.
3. Analyse and evaluate the principal sources for the study of Irish oral tradition and ethnology.
4. Indicate a familiarity with contemporary approaches to the subject, and with significant trends in current research.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: c.2000-word essay to be submitted online. Depending on the ongoing health situation, students may be required to sit an in-person exam rather than completing an online essay.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: c.2000-word essay, to be submitted online.||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback in this module is centred around the in-semester continuous assessment component, enabling students to draw on feedback provided for the earlier in-semester component to improve their performance in the later component.
|Dr Kelly Fitzgerald||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|