The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
During group exercise sessions, various sources related to the period concerned are successively presented and analysed, on the basis of a preliminary, personal work by students.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By the end of the course, the students should be capable of carrrying out documentary research for the contemporary period, situating it in the context of the problems analysed as finely as possible and grasping the link between the problem and recourse to documentation.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Presentation to working tools related to the period considered: encyclopaedias, dictionaries, archives, synthesising works, press, research networks'
- Initiation to the specificities of the research in contemporary history
- Support for the realisation of personal research works