This non-credit bearing module is a required element for all Humanities students on a Year Abroad Programme. It builds on the Year Abroad preparation module, HUMA2012. It is taken as a long thin single module whilst on the Year Abroad with a two hour preparation workshop before departure at the end of Year 2.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- To reflect on and record your experiences whilst on the Year Abroad.
You will set up and maintain a personal blog on a course Blackboard or a similar site. The aim is that this is a reflective tool which you use to record your experiences during the year abroad. You will need to make at least 8 regular contributions to your blog site during the period of study abroad and to demonstrate your awareness of the impact of the educational and intercultural experiences you are having on your own personal and academic development.
The final 2,000 word report which is to be submitted before the end of the Southampton academic year will be a formal report on activities during the year abroad and will summarise the key benefits and gains made and any other lessons learnt.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
There will be a two hour workshop held in the summer before departure for the Year Abroad. There will be training in using blogging tools and discussion of the type of entries that should be made. Assessment criteria will also be introduced.
|Total study time||150|
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal