Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/his-20103/lists
To acquaint students with key themes in the history of socialism.To allow students to appreciate the historiography of socialism.To allow students to understand the theory and practice of socialism.To expand on topics (urbanization, colonialism, industrialization) taught at level 4.
Intended Learning Outcomes
discuss, evaluate and critically assess a range of primary sources: 1,2utilize critically primary sources in order to produce historical narratives: 1,2engage in debate in a sensitive, constructive and rigorous manner: 1,2discuss, evaluate and critically assess historiographical debates and methodologies: 1,2
24 hours seminars12 hours whole-cohort workshops, 14 hours preparation of assessment 150 hours preparation of assessment 250 hours preparation for seminars
1: Group Presentation weighted 30%
Description of Module Assessment
Group PresentationONE 30-minute group presentation
Groups will comprise two students
Presentations will be marked on an individual basis rather than as group efforts
2: Essay weighted 70%
Essay1700-word essay, as set by tutor
Students will choose 1 essay topic from 10 set questions or, alternatively, a topic of their own choosing related to the weekly themes, upon consulting with the tutor regarding the feasibility of the essay question.