Exercises on questions in history

lhist1130  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Exercises on questions in history
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
6 credits
30.0 h
Delcorps Vincent (compensates Dujardin Vincent); Dujardin Vincent; Latteur Olivier (compensates Dujardin Vincent);
Main themes
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.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 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.

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”.
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).
Evaluation methods
Ongoing evaluation based on work submitted.
Other information
Teaching materials : Student notes.
Teaching : depending on assistants supplied by the department.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in History