|Module Title||SPORT, LEISURE & POPULAR CULTURE IN BRITAIN SINCE 1850|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Richard G Coopey|
|Semester||Intended for use in future years|
|Next year offered||N/A|
|Next semester offered||N/A|
|Other staff||Dr Paul B O'Leary|
|Course delivery||Lecture||18 x 50 minute lectures|
|Seminars / Tutorials||4 x 2 hour seminars (students choose 2 from 4 seminars)|
2. Time to play: industry, urbanisation and reconfiguration of time.
3. The growth of seaside and spa towns in Britain, 1700-1950.
4. The growth of mass sport and the Victorian working class.
5. Sport and the making of national identity in Wales and Scotland .
6. Sport and Empire: The export of British class and culture.
7. Women and sport - medical ideas and social expectations.
8. Women and sport and leisure in 20th c. Britain.
9. Transatlantic convergence or divergence? Sport and culture in Britain and
10. The Victorian working class and mass-participation in music.
11. Leisure and consumption in teenage Britain.
12. Popular music and popular protest in Britain.
13. She Bop: Gender and popular music in Britain.
14. Newspaper reading in 19th century Britain.
15. The impact of mass media, radio and TV in post-war British society.
16. The cinema and the crisis of British culture in the 20th century.
17. Popular culture and total war in Britain in the 20th century.
Sport, culture and gender in Britain
The rise of the leisure industry.
The growth and impact of popular media in Britain
The impact of popular music in Britain.
|Problem_solving||Students will be expected to identify and respond to historical problems and carry out appropriate research before the seminars and before writing essays. This will be assessed as part of the assessment of the essays.|
|Research skills||These skills will be developed through the research students are expected to carry out before the seminars and for the essays. This will be assessed as part of the assessment of the essays.|
|Communication||This skill will be developed through the two essays and the seminar discussions. This will be assessed as part of the essay assessment.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Essays will be returned in essay tutorials where advice will be given on improving students? research techniques and essay writing skills.|
|Team work||Students will work together in seminar preparation and discussion|
|Information Technology||Students will be encouraged to locate suitable material on the web and to access information on CD Roms and to apply it appropriately to their own work. Students will also be encouraged to word process their work. These skills will not be assessed formally.|
|Application of Number||Students will be presented with some statistical data during the lectures and the appropriate use of such statistics will form part of the assessment of the essays.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||This module will help develop written and oral skills. Other activities, including research, assessment of information and writing in a critical and clear manner, will further develop useful skills of analysis and presentation.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Critical historical skills|
This module is at CQFW Level 6