Latinamerikanske studier

2019/2020

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

The objective of this module is:

  • To provide students with an understanding of the main issues and dynamics of contemporary political and social issues in Latin America
  • To enable students to understand the tensions generated by development policies in the region and to understand the multi-faceted challenges to contemporary citizenship
  • To allow students to engage with and apply a range of selected theoretical perspectives to concrete cases and issue

The module includes themes within:

  • Political changes and new challenges for Latin America
  • Contemporary Latin American development challenges
  • The politics of human rights in Latin America

The module will form the basis of further theoretical and practical work within the field in the project module of the semester, see the module International Organisations, Human Rights and International Law in the Context of Refugees

Læringsmål

Viden

  • Possess basic knowledge and understanding of contemporary political, social and development issues in Latin America and the various approaches to the study of these

Færdigheder

  • Have the ability to apply theories and understanding to concrete empirical cases and issues in Latin America

Kompetencer

  • Can reflect on and analyse contemporary Latin American issues from a practical and theoretical perspective

Undervisningsform

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

Omfang og forventet arbejdsindsats

5 ECTS

Eksamen

Prøver

Prøvens navnContemporary Latin American Studies
Prøveform
Mundtlig
The examination for module is an internally assessed 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 deliberations and announcement of result.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
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 insignificant omissions.

The grade 02 will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have only fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the learning objectives for the module.

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelContemporary Latin American Studies
ModulkodeKAINF20196
ModultypeKursus
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår
ECTS5
UndervisningssprogEngelsk
TompladsJa
UndervisningsstedCampus Aalborg
Modulansvarlig

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævnet for Internationale Forhold
InstitutInstitut for Kultur og Globale Studier
FakultetDet Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultet