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On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1. Give an account of calendar custom and festival practice in Ireland, with reference to the wider European context.
2. Discuss relevant analytical work on the nature and function of calendar custom.
3. Identify individual strands and influences in the development of contemporary calendar custom.
4. Display an understanding of the theoretical issues involved.
5.Relate the study of calendar custom in a meaningful and productive manner to other areas of study and to life experience as a whole.
6. Demonstrate the requisite knowledge, level of skill and expertise to progress in a confident manner with their own research in this area.
7. Display an awareness of the many levels on which calendar custom can be read and interpreted.
8. Evaluate approaches to the study of calendar custom in the past and in the present.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: End-of-trimester assignment.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: In-trimester assignment.||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-trimester component, enabling students to draw on feedback provided for the in-trimester component to improve their performance in the later component.