Target group: Advanced students of Bachelor’s Programmes in Society and Change and students of Master’s Programmes in Society and Change (especially students of economic and social history and political history) but open to other students as well.

Learning outcomes: Students will be able
· to explain key concepts of historical consumption studies.
· to apply key concepts of historical consumption studies in their own work.
· to analyze historical consumption research case studies.
· to evaluate historical consumption research critically.
· to present their own work and give balanced feedback to others.

Enrol
15.8.2019 at 09:00 - 3.9.2019 at 23:59

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Tue 3.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 5.9.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Tue 10.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 12.9.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Wed 18.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 19.9.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Thu 26.9.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 3.10.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 10.10.2019
14:15 - 15:45

Conduct of the course

The course will be implemented as lectures by various teachers and completed by writing an individual assignment of 12 to 15 pages and giving an oral presentation. The course consists of 12 contact teaching times
The course consists of
(i) ten lectures (with possible assignments requiring reading and writing assignments in the form of reaction papers; the duration of each lecture is 2 x 45 minutes)
(ii) two sessions dedicated to the oral presentation of individual assignments, summary and feedback. Oral individual presentations are of 10 to 15 minutes and followed by a general discussion.
and
(iii) an individual assignment (12 to 15 pages). Students are supervised in the written assignment. Deadline for the written assignment is October 25, 2019.

We’ll be using Moodle throughout the course.
Teaching language: English but the written assignments may be written in English, Finnish or Swedish

Description

Advanced students of Bachelor’s Programmes in Society and Change and students of Master’s Programmes in Society and Change (especially students of economic and social history and political history) but open to other students as well.

Students will be able

· to explain key concepts of historical consumption studies.

· to apply key concepts of historical consumption studies in their own work.

· analyze historical consumption research case studies.

· to evaluate historical consumption research critically.

· to present their own work and give balanced feedback to others.

Opintojaksossa perehdytään kulutusyhteiskunnan syntyä ja kehitystä sekä kulutuksen muuttuvia merkityksiä tarkasteleviin teemoihin.

Scale 0-5.

Diagnostic evaluation: A small advance assignment

Formative evaluation: All teachers give formative evaluation during the lectures. The essay topics will be discussed during the lectures. The students are asked to self-evaluate their work in the middle of the course.

After the oral presentations the students will give peer review to each other.

Summative evaluation: After the course the coordinator (Riitta Matilainen) will give written evaluation of the course (70 per cent of the grading is based on the written assignment and 30 per cent on the presentation, argumentation and feedback giving skills). A short summary of the student feedback will be included in the written evaluation.

Feedback: The students will be asked to fill in a feedback form during the last lecture.

The course will be implemented as lectures by various teachers and completed by writing an individual assignment of 12 to 15 pages and giving an oral presentation. The course consists of 12 contact teaching times

The course consists of

(i) an advance assignment (one page)

(ii) nine lectures (with possible assignments requiring reading and writing assignments in the form of reaction papers; the duration of each lecture is 2 x 45 minutes)

(iii) three sessions dedicated to the oral presentation of individual assignments, summary and feedback. Oral individual presentations are of 10 to 15 minutes and followed by a general discussion.

and

(iv) an individual assignment (12 to 15 pages). Students are supervised in the written assignment. Deadline for the written assignment is October 25, 2019.

We’ll be using Moodle throughout the course.

Teaching language: English but the written assignments may be written in English, Finnish or Swedish