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Study Calendar

A123: An Introduction to the Humanities


Course No.: A123
Course Title: An Introduction to the Humanities Credit Hours: 16 Hours
over two semesters: First and Second
Semesters

FIRST SEMESTER

Study Course books, Study Guides, Set Books and other


Week texts Tutorial CDs Assignments due date
Introductory Block
1 Getting Started 1

2 Art History 2
3 Literature 3
4 Writing 4 Quiz 01 by the end of the week
5 History Sources 5
6 Philosophy 6
7 Reading week (Introductory Block) 7 TMA01 by the end of the week

Block 1 Form and Reading CD1


8 Seeing 8 Track 1
CD1
9 Form and Meaning in Poetry 9 Tracks 2-16 TMA02 by the end of the week
CD4
10 Introduction to History (1) 10 Track 1
11 Reasoning 11
Reading week (Resource Book 1:
Section A1-A66, Section B1-B4. Consult
12 Illustration Book CP1-13, P1-15) 12 TMA03 by the end of the week

Block 2 The Classical World CD2


13 The Colosseum 13 Tracks 1-3
CD3
14 The Colosseum: the Tradition 14 Tracks 1-2 Quiz 02 by the end of the week
Reading week/review and SEP
(Resource Book 1: Section C1-16.
consult Illustration Book CP15-30, P18-
20, 25-53, 66-74. Visit
www.ancienthistory.about.com/cs./greek
15 architecture) 15 TMA04 by the end of the week

16 FIRST FINAL EXAMINATION

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SECOND SEMESTER

Study Course books, Study Guides, Set Books and


Week other texts Tutorial CDs Assignment due date
Block 3 The Neo-Classical World
1-2 Introduction to History (2) 1-2 Quiz 03 by the end of the week
CD4
3-4 Rousseau and Democracy 3-4 Track 2 TMA05 by the end of the week
5 Art, History and Politics 5
Reading week (Resource Book 2.
Section A1-A23. B1-2. C1-4.
Consult Illustration Book CP39-43.
6 P120-134.) 6 TMA06 by the end of the week

Block 4 The Modern World


7-8 Representation of the people (1) 7-8
9-10 Representation of the people (2) 9-10 Quiz 04 by the end of the week
11 Studying Pygmalion 11 CD 5-6
Reading week (Resource Book 2,
E1-2. Listen to CD5-6 recording of
12 Pygmalion.) 12 TMA07 by the end of the week

Block 5 Looking Back, Looking


Forward
13 Consolidation 13 CD7 TMA08 by the end of the week
14 Revision Week 14
15 Review and SEP 15
FINAL EXAMINATION
16

Assessment Strategies
Continuous assessment
• TMA 01 is formative and unweighted
• TMAs 02–08 are equally weighted and constitute 35% of the total assessment
• Four equally weighted quizzes constitute 15% of the total assessment
Examination component
• Two examinations are equally weighted and constitute 50% of the total
assessment
• SEP = Specimen Examination Paper
There will be fifteen two-hour tutorials for each semester weeks 1 – 15