The Vietnam War In American History And Culture HIST4170

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Course Aims

i. to develop the intellectual interests and analytical skills acquired by students during their first two years;
ii. to offer the opportunity to study previously unfamiliar methodological approaches, chronological periods and geographical areas by offering a wide choice of options;
iii. to offer the opportunity to develop skills in historical computing, as well as basic IT awareness;
iv. to introduce complex historical debates and interpretations, to develop skill in interpreting primary sources where appropriate, and to inform the discussion with new ideas derived from lecturers' current research;
v. to encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual initiative, personal choice, group discussion and, where appropriate, problem-solving team work.

Timetable

The class meets twice weekly

Main Assessment In: April/May