|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Presentation 10 Minutes||40%|
|Semester Assessment||Essay 1500 Words||60%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Presentation 10 Minutes||40%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay 1500 Words||60%|
Demonstrate a broad understanding of the themes of the module and their chosen degree subject.
Demonstrate ability to apply modes of analysis to a range of written and visual texts
Engage with information from a range of learning resources and guests from different backgrounds (e.g. textbooks, academic papers, popular media, digital media; literature, film, performances).
Effectively express themselves and their ideas in a seminar environment.
The module will define and evaluate different approaches which are relevant to their individual schemes of study, drawing from the following set of core concepts and approaches, including popular movements and forms of analysis in literature, drama, television and film:
The text; context; historicism; representation; meaning; comparative approaches; historicist approaches.
The theme can, as required, link to content of other foundation modules to provide further opportunity for learning and reflection.
Students will be given advance reading ahead of the seminars to aid discussion and reflection.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will develop their critical thinking and analytical skills through working with different visual and written texts.|
|Digital capability||Students will make use of standard VLE tools such as BlackBoard and Panopto. They will also become familiar with and develop their skills using MS Teams, PowerPoint, and Word.|
|Professional communication||Students will learn appropriate terminology related to their discipline, as well as use language and communications methods appropriately.|
|Reflection||Students will reflect on their own learning styles and experiences through seminar discussions and tasks. Seminars will emphasise student-led learning|
|Subject Specific Skills||Students will learn to examine diverse visual and written texts as a key mode of cultural production relevant to their specific discipline. They will learn how their subject uses particular analytical approaches to texts. They will become familiar with subject-specific terminology and demonstrate an ability to employ it in the appropriate context.|
This module is at CQFW Level 3