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Module

SHS3000 : HCA Academic Mentoring Stage 3

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Scott Ashley
  • Lecturer: Professor Tim Kirk, Professor Athanassios Vergados, Dr Lisa-Marie Shillito
  • Owning School: History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
ECTS Credits: 0.0

Aims

This is a non-credit bearing module that is compulsory for all students on HCA programmes in Stage 3.

The intention is to provide contact that allows students to develop and expand the attributes described in the Graduate Framework. At Stage 3 the module aims to provide opportunities to be enengaged, collaboratie and curious, in conjunction with goal-orientated critical thinking. and building both confidence and resilience. We also expect students to be future focussed and globally and culturally aware and demonstrate this in their engagement with the programme.

It aims to:

1) Deliver small group present in person academic mentoring

2) Support the delivery of final stage modules and heavily weighted capstone elements such as dissertations and dissertation research proposals.

3) Utilise high level academic and study skills

4) Create group cohesion and continue to support and build student confidence in preparation for post-graduate future directions

5) Provide subject specific academic guidance in relating to either History, Classics or Archaeology depending on the student group.

Outline Of Syllabus

This is a non-credit bearing module that is compulsory for all students on HCA programmes in Stage 3.


Final Stage assessment preparation: bibliographies, proof reading, tips and tricks in MS Office

Peer-to-peer best practice. Student-led sharing of ideas, methods, tools and approaches

Preparing for the future: CVs, jobs and post-graduate qualifications

Subject specific academic guidance relating to either History, Classics or Archaeology depending on the student group.

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
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion912:00182:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching92:0018:00N/A
Total200:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

N/A

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
Portfolio1M100N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

N/A

Reading Lists

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