Dujardin Vincent; Van Eeckenrode Marie (compensates Dujardin Vincent);
Theoretical and practical initiation into bibliographical research, in concert with the general heuristics course instructor and in function of exercises students are assigned to do. Practical initiation into criticism, dating and analysis of texts. Introduction to catalographical rules, to rules for editing texts and compilation of the critical apparatus.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and
command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be
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“Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of this first initiation into the historian's profession, the student should be able to offer proof that he has assimilated the basic principles of historical research and can apply them by means of a simple exercise.
Theoretical notions : skills and tools, bibliographical procedures, presentation of references, edition of an academic text, elements of chronology. Theoretical applications of exercises in class and assigned work, of incremental difficulty (identifications of people and places, explanations of concepts, critical reviews, selective bibliography on a given subject, analysis of a short historical text by placing it in context, synthesis of a contemporary historical question based on press analysis).
Ongoing evaluation based on work submitted.
Teaching materials : Student notes.
Teaching : depending on assistants supplied by the department.