Required work and form of assessment:
Active class participation - 25%
Mid-term test - 25%
In- class oral presentation of research work - 25%
Final paper - 25% - not less than 20,000 characters spaces included
(The topics of the research works will be assigned by the instructor by agreement with each student.)
- Class participation will be evaluated according to the interaction of each student with their classmates, with the instructor and the with the guest-speaker during the sessions of discussion.
- The evaluation of the mid-term tests will be made of multiple-choice questions and one essay-question in order to check how the students are able to connect the material causes and the human motivations to explain the events.
- The evaluation of the in-class oral presentations of research works will be based on the clarity and force of the communication and the number and quality of the sources.
- The evaluation of the final papers will be based on the correctness and the clarity of the written work and on the strength of the argument.