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Module

GER1016 : Deutschland zwischen 1871 und 1945

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Simone Schroth
  • Owning School: Modern Languages
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

In consonance with the overall aims of the degrees offered in the SML: to introduce students to German history in the period 1871-1945 and to develop their comprehension of spoken German as well as writing in German.

Outline Of Syllabus

The following items will be covered:
•       Die Reichsgründung
•       Industrialisierung
•       Die Arbeiterbewegung
•       Der Erste Weltkrieg
•       Die Weimarer Republik
•       Der Aufstieg der Nationalsozialisten
•       Politik im Dritten Reich
•       Juden im nationalsozialistischen Deutschland
•       Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus
•       Der Zweite Weltkrieg

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials182:0036:00Including pre- and post-lecture reading
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion301:0030:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching71:007:00Synchronous online
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching91:009:00Present-in-Person
Structured Guided LearningStructured research and reading activities181:0018:00Structured guided reading and exercises
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDrop-in/surgery21:002:00Synchronous inline
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study981:0098:00N/A
Total200:00
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
GER1116Deutschland zwischen 1871 und 1945 - Part 1
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lecture-type materials and reading materials will be stored online, and students will be asked to work on these in preparation for each seminar. The seminars will then be used for discussion, and some group work.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay2M1002,000 word essay in English.
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Essay2MPractice essay: a shorter practice essay to prepare students for the final assessment.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The essay will allow students to choose one of the topics dealt with in the module and delve more deeply into it.

Reading Lists

Timetable