Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
FM33420
Module Title
The Media in the 1950s
Academic Year
2020/2021
Co-ordinator
Semester
Intended for use in future years
Pre-Requisite
Successful completion of Part 1 Film and Television Studies or Part 1 History for students on the History and Media Degree.

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Essay 1 (2000 words)  40%
Semester Assessment Essay 2 (3000 words)  60%
Supplementary Assessment Essay 1 (2000 words) - (to a new title)  40%
Supplementary Assessment Essay 2 (3000 words) - (to a new title)  60%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate a substantative knowledge of developments in the media in the UK in the 1950s.

2. Critically engage with debates about historical change and the media in the 1950s.

3. Understand and use, in a critical fashion, primary sources for the history of the media in the 1950s.

4. Write coherent, clear, properly referenced work.

Aims

One of the key strands in the Film and Television and Media and Communications Degree Schemes is the history of the media, in particular TV. This module will allow students to study the history of the media in more depth at level 3.

Brief description

One of the key strands in the Film and Television and Media and Communications Degree Schemes is the history of the media, in particular TV. This module will allow students to study the history of the media in more depth at level 3.

Content

One of the key strands in the Film and Television and Media and Communications Degree Schemes is the history of the media, in particular TV. This module will allow students to study the history of the media in more depth at level 3.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number
Communication Seminar presentation and discussions.
Improving own Learning and Performance Preparation for seminars, work in seminars. Preparation for essays and reflection on essay feedback.
Information Technology Use of IT to locate sources.
Personal Development and Career planning
Problem solving Through seminar discussion. Through essays.
Research skills Seminars and lectures will coach students in relevant research skills, for dealing with primary and secondary resources.
Subject Specific Skills Researching databases and libraries for access to primary sources. The critical analysis and contextualisation of printed primary sources.
Team work Group work in seminars.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6