RENAISSANCE ITALY

ITA3REI

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject, taught in Italy in January-February, offers students an opportunity to study near Florence, where the Italian Renaissance began. Students are given an introduction to Italian humanism and Italian Renaissance literature and society through the study of representative prose and verse works. Cultural tours to nearby cities and towns are an integral part of this unit. Particular attention is paid to the manner in which a new vision of society and of individual merit evolves in the period.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires coordinators approval for enrolment

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects EST3REI, EST2REI, ITA2REI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsOnline MaterialPrescribedtbatba
ReadingsThe Portable MachiavelliPrescribedBondanella, P. and Musa,M (eds)1979PENGUIN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to access a variety of critical sources in order to acquire knowledge and to support critical arguments.

Activities:
Oral presentation; travel journal; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Life-Long Learning
Speaking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Writing

02. Ability to collaborate with others in presenting ideas and defending a point of view.

Activities:
Tutorial discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Speaking

03. Ability to communicate and process information about Renaissance Italian culture in written form.

Activities:
In-class quizzes; travel journal; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Speaking
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

04. Ability to communicate and process information orally about Renaissance Italian culture.

Activities:
Tutorial discussions; oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

05. Demonstrated understanding of and engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.

Activities:
All assessment and in-class activities; excursions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

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