Latinamerikansk historie og udvikling

2018/2019

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

That students will be able to analyse and understand Latin American development issues in politics, economy, culture and international relations

That students acquire the ability to understand and analyse the correlation between political, economic and cultural factors and the historical development processes in Latin America, including development theories and theories of international relations

That students acquire insight into historical development processes in Latin America and their relation to international development processes

That students acquire an understanding of the impact of the historical development on contemporary political, economic and cultural conditions in Latin America and on Latin American international relations.

The module will form the basis of further theoretical and practical work within the field in the project module of the semester.

Latin American history and development in political, economic and cultural development processes, ethnic relations and international relations. Emphasis will be on the period after 1930

Development theories of particular relevance to Latin America

Theories on international relations of particular relevance to Latin America.

 

Læringsmål

Viden

  • possess knowledge of theories and practices within the field of Latin American history and development and can reflect on these on a scientific basis
  • possess basic knowledge and understanding of themes within the field of Latin American history and development and various approaches to the study of these.

Færdigheder

  • can apply their knowledge within the module’s subject areas to select theories that serve the analytical purpose and at the same time remain critical to these theories.

Kompetencer

  • can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge.

Undervisningsform

The module consists of lectures and seminars, possibly with exercises and student contributions.

Omfang og forventet arbejdsindsats

5 ECTS

Eksamen

Prøver

Prøvens navnLatin American History and Development
Prøveform
Mundtlig
The module is an internal individual oral examination. The examination will take the form of a conversation between the student and the examiners about a question posed within the syllabus of the module.
Duration of examination: 20 min, including grading and announcement of result.
ECTS5
Tilladte hjælpemidler
Alle skriftlige og alle elektroniske hjælpemidler
Bedømmelsesform7-trins-skala
CensurIntern prøve
VurderingskriterierThe grade 12: will be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the objectives for the module exhaustively or with only few insignificant omissions.
The grade 02: will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the learning objectives above for the module, i.e. at least basic knowledge of the main theories and topics that are treated in the course literature.

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelLatin American History and Development
ModulkodeKAINF20176
ModultypeKursus
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår
ECTS5
UndervisningssprogEngelsk
TompladsJa
UndervisningsstedCampus Aalborg
Modulansvarlig

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævnet for Internationale Forhold
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