Undergraduate Catalogue of Courses 2012/2013
Course Co-ordinator: Dr L Clayton
Pre-requisite(s): Biblical Hebrew 3 or equivalent.
This course introduces students to the translation of
a whole narrative book, Jonah 1-3, some prophetic literature Amos 3 - 7.
This course will also enable students to explore the different writing genres, textual issues and theology of a selection of Hebrew Bible texts. Students will be expected to prepare sections of text for translation and comment in class.
Workbook for self-study
1½-hour audio-conferenced tutorial per week.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
Formative Assessment and Feedback Information
Students will prepare translations for each class. Some of these will be formally marked and the marks recorded for summative assessment. Some will be informally marked and some will be discussed in class.
Feedback on formative assessment will be given in written form (individual) and class discussion (general).
Feedback for summative assessment will given in written form: detailed comments on an essay feedback form for each student plus class discussion for general errors and advice for improvement.