Module CXC-3002:
Beirdd yr Uchelwyr

Module Facts

Run by School of Welsh and Celtic Studies

20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits

Semester 1

Organiser: Prof Peredur Lynch

Overall aims and purpose

Yn y modiwl hwn astudir detholiad cynrychioliadol o waith y Cywyddwyr, gyda’r rhan fwyaf o’r cerddi yn deillio o’r bymthegfed ganrif. Yn dilyn amlinelliad o gefndir diwylliannol a hanesyddol y canu, eir ati i ddarllen detholiad o gerddi a fydd yn engreifftio’r prif genres, sef mawl, marwnad, gofyn, serch, crefydd, brud a dychan.

Course content

Yn y modiwl hwn astudir detholiad cynrychioliadol o waith y Cywyddwyr, gyda’r rhan fwyaf o’r cerddi yn deillio o’r bymthegfed ganrif. Yn dilyn amlinelliad o gefndir diwylliannol a hanesyddol y canu, eir ati i ddarllen detholiad o gerddi a fydd yn engreifftio’r prif genres, sef mawl, marwnad, gofyn, serch, crefydd, brud a dychan.

Assessment Criteria

threshold

D- i D+

Dangos adnabyddiaeth o brif nodweddion canu'r Cywyddwyr
Dangos dealltwriaeth o gefndir cymdeithasol eu gwaith. Dangos adnabyddiaeth o drawsdoriad o'u cerddi Dangos gallu i ymateb i farn ac i fynegi barn bersonol Dangos gallu i grynhoi sylwadau a dadleuon pobl eraill Dangos gafael ar gystrawen a theithi'r Gymraeg

good

B- i B+

Dangos adnabyddiaeth dda o brif nodweddion canu'r Cywyddwyr
Dangos dealltwriaeth da o gefndir cymdeithasol eu gwaith. Dangos adnabyddiaeth dda o drawsdoriad o'u cerddi Dangos gallu da i ymateb i farn ac i fynegi barn bersonol Dangos gallu da i grynhoi sylwadau a dadleuon pobl eraill Dangos gafael dda ar gystrawen a theithi'r Gymraeg

excellent

A- i A*

Dangos adnabyddiaeth gadarn o brif nodweddion canu'r Cywyddwyr
Dangos dealltwriaeth cadarn o gefndir cymdeithasol eu gwaith. Dangos adnabyddiaeth gadarn o drawsdoriad o'u cerddi Dangos gallu cadarn i ymateb i farn ac i fynegi barn bersonol Dangos gallu cadarn i grynhoi sylwadau a dadleuon pobl eraill Dangos gafael gadarn ar gystrawen a theithi'r Gymraeg

Learning outcomes

  1. Traethu'n feirniadol am y gwahanol fathau o gerddi a gyfansoddid ganddynt.

  2. Dangos dirnadaeth ddofn o natur drwyadl gymdeithasol eu gwaith.

  3. Dangos adnabyddiaeth soffistigedig o brif nodweddion canu'r Cywyddwyr.

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
EXAM Arholiad 50
ESSAY Traethawd 50

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours
Seminar 10
Private study 170
Lecture 20

Transferable skills

  • Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
  • Computer Literacy - Proficiency in using a varied range of computer software
  • Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
  • Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
  • Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
  • Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
  • Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
  • Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
  • Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
  • Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others

Courses including this module

Optional in courses: