Full Title:Intercultural Studies 3 (America)
Module Code:BUSS B7017
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2012/13 ( February 2013 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Understand the relevance of geopolitics to their world and course of study.
  2. Explain the similarities and differences between European and American countries and between the different American countries.
  3. Research history, cultural values, political system and economy of American countries.
  4. Explore similarities and differences in culture and society between North America and Latin America
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
North America and Latin America
Introduction to colonisation, geography regions, political landscape
Society and Culture
Social control, family and society
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Reflective Journal Summary and reflection on core topics 1,2,3,4 50.00 0 0 Week 8 0
Oral Examination/Interview Group Interview 1,2,3,4 50.00 0 0 Week 12 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.
Reassessment Description
Written project (individual)

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Cashmore, Ellis 2009, Martin Scorsese's America, Polity [ISBN: 9780745645230]
  • George, Susan 2008, Hijacking America, Polity [ISBN: 9780745644615]
  • Munck, Ronaldo 2008, Contempory Latin America, 2nd Ed., Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 0230514952]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: Ramirez-Faria, C: The historical dictionary of world political geography: An encyclopaedic guide to the history of nations. Palgrave, 2001
  • DVD: Bowling for Columbine
  • DVD: City of God
  • DVD: American History X
  • DVD: Cold Mountain
  • DVD: The Misson
  • DVD: Lincoln
  • DVD: Amish community

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
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DK_BBSMA_D Bachelor of Business in Business and Management 3 Elective
DK_BBSTY_7 Bachelor of Business in Business and Technology 3 Elective
DK_BBSMA_C(?) Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Management 3 Elective
DK_BBSIS_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Technology 3 Elective