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EF2501: SCOTTISH FOLKLORE AND ORAL TRADITIONS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This introductory course is designed to introduce students to Doric/North-East Scots, the language of this part of Scotland. This will be achieved by exploring the structural features of North-East Scots and its rich lexicon. The course develops oral and written skills using contemporary examples of North-East Scots, explores North-East culture through a variety of mediums (both written and aural), and places Doric in the wider context of the Scots language and other related European varieties.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Thomas McKean

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 2

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This introductory course is designed to introduce students to Doric/North-East Scots, the language of this part of Scotland. This will be achieved by exploring the structural features of North-East Scots and its rich lexicon. The course develops oral and written skills using contemporary examples of North-East Scots, explores North-East culture through a variety of mediums (both written and aural), and places Doric in the wider context of the Scots language and other related European varieties.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 34, 38 - 41

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Oral and Written Field Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

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