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Basic course 2: Dimension course in Text and Sign

Semester
E2024
Subject
Bachelor in Global Humanities
Activity type
Basic course
Teaching language
English
Registration

Students on their 1st semester will be registered automatically.

If you are taking the course again and are not on your 1st semester, please contact hib-exams@ruc.dk.

Detailed description of content

This course introduces students to the Humanities dimension of "Text and Sign". The course focuses on teaching students to look at texts broadly defined as constructions to be analysed, and at sign systems as semiotic (meaning-making) processes and practices.

Expected work effort (ECTS-declaration)

The course is 5 ECTS (27,5 hours/ECTS) = 137,5 hours including the final exam.

  • Session length: 2 hours.

  • Number of sessions: 10.

  • Expected student workload per session: Preparation: 4-6 hours for reading, 2 hours for preparation exercises at review sessions and at home.

  • Attendance: 2 hours Total: 10-12 hours per week.

  • Total course workload excluding exam (10 x 10): 100 hours.

  • Exam: Preparation and doing the two day exam: 37,5 hours

Course material and Reading list

For full details, see the corresponding course Moodle page which will be updated in August, just before semester starts.

Evaluation- and feedback forms

Brief written evaluations of assignments after the exam, feedback in classes

Administration of exams
GH Registration & Exams (gh-exams@ruc.dk)
Responsible for the activity
Heidi Bojsen (hbojsen@ruc.dk)
ECTS
5
Learning outcomes and assessment criteria
  • Knowledge and understanding of theories, methods, concepts, academic traditions and current discourse in the humanistic dimension ‘text and sign’, see the dimension description in appendix 1

  • Proficiency in analysing, comparing and assessing research questions within the dimension ‘text and sign’

Overall content

An overview of the contents of the dimension can be found in the dimension descriptions in appendix 1

Teaching and working methods

Class instruction with supplementary exercise lessons

Type of activity

Mandatory course

Form of examination
Individual written take-home assignment given by the lecturer.

The character limit of the assignment is: 7,200-26,400 characters, including spaces.
The character limit includes the cover, table of contents, bibliography, figures and other illustrations, but exclude any appendices.

The duration of the take-home assignment is 48 hours and may include weekends and public holidays.




Assessment: 7-point grading scale.
Form of Re-examination
Samme som ordinær eksamen / same form as ordinary exam
Exam code(s)
Exam code(s) : U40701
Last changed 04/06/2024

lecture list:

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Tuesday 10-09-2024 12:15 - 10-09-2024 14:00 in week 37
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 17-09-2024 12:15 - 17-09-2024 14:00 in week 38
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 24-09-2024 12:15 - 24-09-2024 14:00 in week 39
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 01-10-2024 12:15 - 01-10-2024 14:00 in week 40
BC2: Text and Sign

Thursday 03-10-2024 14:15 - 03-10-2024 16:00 in week 40
BC2: Text and Sign // Review class

Tuesday 08-10-2024 12:15 - 08-10-2024 14:00 in week 41
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 15-10-2024 12:15 - 15-10-2024 14:00 in week 42
BC2: Text and Sign

Thursday 17-10-2024 14:15 - 17-10-2024 16:00 in week 42
BC2: Text and Sign // Review class

Tuesday 22-10-2024 12:15 - 22-10-2024 14:00 in week 43
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 29-10-2024 12:15 - 29-10-2024 14:00 in week 44
BC2: Text and Sign

Thursday 31-10-2024 14:15 - 31-10-2024 16:00 in week 44
BC2: Text and Sign // Review class

Tuesday 05-11-2024 12:15 - 05-11-2024 14:00 in week 45
BC2: Text and Sign

Tuesday 12-11-2024 12:15 - 12-11-2024 14:00 in week 46
BC2: Text and Sign

Thursday 14-11-2024 14:15 - 14-11-2024 16:00 in week 46
BC2: Text and Sign // Review class

Monday 18-11-2024 10:00 - Wednesday 20-11-2024 10:00 in week 47
BC2: Text and Sign // Exam

Wednesday 26-02-2025 10:00 - Friday 28-02-2025 10:00 in week 09
BC2: Text and Sign // Re-exam