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On completion of this module, students should a) have developed study, writing and communication skills appropriate to level 3; b) have developed a critical understanding of the history of Irish emigration and the experience of the Irish Diaspora during this period; c) be able to assess a range of relevant primary and secondary historical sources through writing essays and participation in seminars; d) be able to analyse and present historical arguments 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: 4,000 words||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Document analysis essay (1,500 words)||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: contribution; class presentation||Varies over the Trimester||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 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.