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Policy Lab (open to Arts & Humanities students)

Students will complete tasks including, searching the university archives/library (& externally) for documents and memorabilia pertaining to the founding of the University in the 1960s.


Outline of Activity

Students will complete tasks including, searching the university archives/library (& externally) for documents and memorabilia pertaining to the founding of the University in the 1960s; they will catalogue and present/display these materials and produce a portfolio of works showcasing their efforts.

Learning Outcomes

Upon diligent completion of activities, participants should be able to demonstrate:

  • Enhanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Improved team work and collaborative skills.
  • Practical historical skills.
  • Enhanced web skills.

Assessment Details

Portfolio:

  1. 10 minute Sway, or similar, presentation/report detailing the history of the foundation of the New University of Ulster, utilising both primary and secondary sources and showcasing archived materials. (equivalent to 1000 words)
  2. Reflective report detailing thought on the activities involved and self-evaluation of performance and personal benefits & skills achieved. (1000 words)

Level of Commitment

20 hours.

Related Staff

Dr Leonie Murray

Lecturer in International Politics
School of Arts & Humanities
+44 28 7012 4230
lg.murray@ulster.ac.uk
I021 - Coleraine campus

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