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On completion of this module students should: a.) understand the meaning of gender in an historical context and how gender conditioning impacted on men and women, the relationship between the sexes and the family during this period, b.) be aware of the political, economic, cultural and social context in which the roles of men and women were defined, c.) understand the key historical arguments in relation to gender and the position of the family in Ireland between the 1870s and 1970s, d.) have developed skills in dealing with primary and secondary sources, e.) have worked and learned with others through discussion and presentation, f.) have developed study, writing and communication skills appropriate to level 3.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Document analysis essay (1,500 word)||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: contribution; presentation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 4,000 essay||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
Feedback on the 1,500 word Document analysis will be given in writing on the returned hard-copy. Feedback will be provided on an ongoing basis on preparatory plans for end-of-semester Research Project Assignments. Feedback on the end-of-semester Research Project Assignment will be given by appointment in one-to-one meetings.