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Unit information: Research Methods in Classics and Ancient History in 2015/16

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Unit name Research Methods in Classics and Ancient History
Unit code CLASM0041
Credit points 20
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Professor. Liveley
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Classics & Ancient History
Faculty Faculty of Arts

Description including Unit Aims

This unit will introduce students to the fundamental skills of research, including the use of the library and key academic conventions. It also enables and encourages the development of academic voice through participation in and reflection upon research presentations.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will understand the basic academic conventions of presenting work orally and in writing, quoting and citing academic work and proposing a research topic in abstract form. Students will be able to make correct use of footnotes and bibliography. Students will also have observed and participated in research presentations and reflected critically on individual differences in academic voice.

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Assessment Information

Assesed exercises and presentations - deadlines managed by Unit tutor. Pass/Fail unit.

Reading and References

Handbook for Classical Research by David M. Schaps