PERF07026 2017 Modernism 20th Century 2
This module introduces students to 20th century modern literature, specifically the poetry, a play and/or a novel on the Leaving Certificate syllabus. Poets include W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot, John Keats, Adrienne Rich and Derek Walcott, playwrights include Brian Friel, Martin McDonagh, Arthur Miller and Sean O'Casey and novels include James Joyce's A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye and David Malouf's Fly Away Peter for example. The practical aspect of this module requires students to carry out a facilitation workshop to 2nd level Leaving Certificate students, using drama techniques and methodologies and a variety of visual stimulation in order to enhance their practical and academic knowledge, as well as improving 2nd level students' learning.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
demonstrate competent facilitation skills
engage in defending, focusing and maintaining academic arguments inspired by past Leaving Cert examination papers from historical, cultural and theoretical contexts
plan, organise and carry out a facilitation workshop to 2nd level students
enrich their practical and theoretical aspects of this module by drawing on previous learning experiences in Culture, Performance and Representation 20th century 1
develop resourcefulness and self-confidence as a facilitator
experience working as industrious independent learners as well as part of a collaboration
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Varied teaching and learning strategies used including lectures, seminars, presentations and experiential workshops to maximise learning opportunities
Module Assessment Strategies
Facilitation workshop - 50%
Class contribution and logbook -25%
Exam - 25%
Learners will have the opportunity to repeat continuous assessment or exam should they fail
20th century literature: Students can draw on the previous module 'Culture, Performance and Representation 20 Century 1' for historical and cultural contexts which might be used here to create meaning for some of the following syllabus.
Poetry: Poets might include W.B.Yeats, T.S. Elliot, John Keats, Adrienne Rich and Derek Walcott.
Plays: One of the following plays might be chosen: Friel's Philadelphia Here I Come!, Martin McDonagh's The Lonesome West or Sean O'Casey's The PLough and the Stars
Novel: One novel might be selected from the following: Joyce's A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye or David Malouf's Fly Away Peter.
Facilitation techniques: Students must utilise their peers and the empty space in order to build a vision and develop plans that motivate a team to achieve their learning objectives in the context of the 2nd level Leaving Certificate syllabus.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Group Project Plan, organise and carry out a facilitation workshop||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|2||Individual Project Log book and class contribution||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|3||Open Book Exam Written exam||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||25 %||End of Term||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Full Time Mode Workload
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