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On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of, and a familiarity with, collecting and collectors in Ireland, with particular reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Trace the history of methodologies in relation to collecting traditional music and song in Ireland.
Evaluate the contribution and authenticity of the work of the collectors.
Display knowledge of the impact of the cultural context on the collecting of music and song.
Display an understanding of the importance of the dynamics which operate between collector and performer and the possible effect of those dynamics on recorded material.
Demonstrate a familiarity with the principal repositories and collections of traditional Irish music and their holdings.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Two-hour exam during which two questions have to be answered from a choice of four.||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Assignment(s) to be set by the lecturer/module co-ordinator.||Throughout the Trimester||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(s), enabling students to draw on feedback provided for the earlier in-semester component(s) to improve their performance in the later component(s).
|Dr Tiber Falzett||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|