Practising History (A) Skills in History

Module 22609

School of History and Cultures

The main aim of this module is to give you a firm grounding in the skills, methods and principles needed for the study of the historical discipline at degree level.

Practising History A: Skills in History will offer you the chance to develop your own personal research skills portfolio by giving you supervised practice at note-taking, referencing, group-work, participation in class debate, research and production of a extensive bibliography for your seminar group’s research project. Much of this material will be accessed through a VLE, and the fact that you will have to collaborate and make research decisions for yourself as part of a group makes this a valuable introduction to enquiry-based learning techniques you will meet elsewhere in your degree programme.

Value

10 credits 

Contact time

One hour per week, mainly small group teaching

Assessment

Plagiarism quiz and 2,500 word essay 

 

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