124220 SE Cultural and Media Studies Seminar (2020W)
- Registration is open from Tu 08.09.2020 12:00 to Tu 15.09.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.10.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Due to the ongoing public health situation, this course will be taught online.NB: There will be no class on 18th November.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Because of the current situation, uploading the seminar/BA paper on Moodle is sufficient - no need for paper copies. Deadline for those not needing early grades is 15 February 2021.Attendance:
No more than two lessons may be missed without certified medical reason. If a doctor's note is produced, a third lesson may be missed, but is to be compensated for at the teacher's discretion. If more than three lessons are missed, this results in failing the course.Active participation: 10%
Expert session: 10%
Group presentation: 20 %
Specialist research task: 20%
Term paper: 40%Marks in %:
1 (very good): 90-100%
2 (good): 80-89%
3 (satisfactory): 70-79%
4 (pass): 60-69%
5 (fail): 0-59%Points must be collected in all of these areas to pass. The benchmark for passing this course is at 60%.The term paper/BA thesis will be marked according to the following categories: argumentation; use of primary and secondary sources; methodology; quality of thesis; language; form; style.The term paper/BA thesis has to be 1) handed in as a hard copy (please do not use any plastic folders, just staple/bind!) and 2) uploaded on Moodle as a .doc file to be checked for plagiarism using Turnitin. The deadline is 28th January 2021. If you need the grade early enough to subscribe for the courses next semester, talk to the convenor at the beginning of the course.The written work itself is: 6,500-8,000 words for a term paper; 8,500-10,000 words for a BA thesis. It has to be accompanied by a signed and dated anti-plagiarism statement.
Required texts will be provided in digital form on Moodle.Secondary Literature:
Required texts will be provided in digital form on Moodle.Background reading:
Some basic knowledge about the nineteenth century as well as about the study of material culture and the material turn in the humanities would be very much appreciated. Some basics about the Victorian era can be found in various companions and readers.
Association in the course directory
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.4-322; BA 09.2; MA6, MA7; MA 844(2) 4.1, 4.2