Course: Outline of Anglo-American Countries 2

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Course title Outline of Anglo-American Countries 2
Course code KAJ/KP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction; Britain in the early 1900s 2. Britain During the First World War 3. The Thirties 4. Social History of WWII 5. The Fifties 6. The Sixties 7. The Seventies and the Thatcher Revolution 8. The End of the Empire 9. The Roaring Twenties in the USA 10. Postwar America - the conformist Fifties 11. Postwar America - the rebellious Sixties 12. Conclusion

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite subjects.
learning outcomes
Students are able to - analyze key aspects of contemporary Anglo-American culture - work with a wide range of cultural history sources as well as British/American press - discuss cultural history in specialized language
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Multimedia supported teaching
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Students' portfolio
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Combined exam
Project
Recommended literature
  • BROGAN, H. The Penguin History of the USA. London, 2001.
  • DOBSON, A. Anglo American Relations in the Twentieth Century. London: Routledge, 1997.
  • MARWICK, A. British Society Since 1945. London : Penguin, 2003.
  • Morgan, Kenneth O. Dějiny Británie. Praha : Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 1999. ISBN 80-7106-347-9.
  • SAMPSON, A. Who Runs This Place? An Anatomy of Britain in the 21st Century. London : John Murray, 2004.
  • SANDBROOK, D. Never Having It So Good. A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles. London, 2006.


Study plans that include the course
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