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HI552R: PRESENTING HISTORIAL RESEARCH (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Students complete the course with an enhanced ability to present convincing academic arguments and research findings in writing and, particularly orally. They improve their critical engagement with the research and arguments of other historians.

Students attend research seminars and write a seminar comparison report, fostering engagement with the process of presenting arguments and research findings.

Following training in presentation skills, students present their dissertation proposals in a workshop, recording their presentation using Camtasia, and respond to questions from staff and students. Students then write a reflective analysis of their presentations.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Michael P. Brown
  • Professor Robert Frost

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will attend the departmental research seminars and write a seminar comparison essay, fostering engagement with the process of presenting arguments and research findings.

Following a seminar on presentation skills, students will present their dissertation proposals in a workshop and respond to questions from staff and fellow students. These presentations will be recorded using Camtasia and students will write a reflective essay on their presentation. Students will receive marks and feedback for their presentations and responses to questions and for their essays.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 26, 34

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Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students receive marks and written feedback for their presentations and responses to questions and for their essays. They also benefit from immediate feedback on their research proposal from staff and peers

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Seminar Comparison Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

1500 words.

Students receive marks and written feedback for their presentations and responses to questions and for their essays. They also benefit from immediate feedback on their research proposal from staff and peers

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Analysis

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

1500 words.

Students receive marks and written feedback for their presentations and responses to questions and for their essays. They also benefit from immediate feedback on their research proposal from staff and peers

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

3000-word essay OR viva voce

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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