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ENG2455 - History and Politics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100

Course content

This course will explore the history and politics of one or more English-speaking countries during a specific historical period. The course will make use of appropriate research methods either in the discipline of History, the social sciences, or cultural studies. The course will also provide students with an opportunity to study a range of non-fiction sources or texts.

A more detailed description of the academic content will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • have knowledge of the history and politics of one or more English-speaking countries.
  • have knowledge of the latest academic research on the history and politics of one or more English-speaking countries.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • can reflect on current political, social and cultural issues relating to one or more English-speaking countries from a historical perspective.
  • have knowledge of and can use academic approaches and methods used either in the discipline of History, the social sciences, or cultural studies.
  • can produce an independent piece of written work on one or more aspects of an English-speaking country.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • are able to demonstrate a good command of written English.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and/or seminar sessions and/or supervision. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignment is only valid in the semester in which the approval is given.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written work(s) (maximum 2000 words)

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Portfolio assessment.

The portfolio consists of several different texts, one of these texts may be a revised version of an obligatory assignment in the course. The submissions will receive an overall grade. All the submissions will have to receive a pass grade for the whole of the portfolio to receive a pass grade. Students who fail must rewrite all the texts in the portfolio.

In semesters where ENG2455 is not taught, NTNU will not be offering a resit examination.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English
  • English Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Social Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100

Release
2022-12-20

Submission
2022-12-21


09:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Portfolio assessment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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