Exercises on questions in history

lhist1130  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Exercises on questions in history
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
6 credits
30.0 h
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.
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

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

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