Module DXC-3014:
Materion Cyfoes: Daear. Ddynol

Module Facts

Run by School of Natural Sciences

20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits

Semester 2

Organiser: Dr Eifiona Lane

Overall aims and purpose

Mae hyn yn fodwl 20 credyd sydd yn seiliedig ar ymchwil yr unigolyn ac yn galluogi’r myfyriwr i ymchwilio yn ddwfn i mewn i fater cyfoes mewn Daearyddiaeth Ddynol, a hynny ar ffurf ymchwil o lenyddiaeth. Cynhelir y modwl yn semester 2 a chynnyrch y gwaith cwrs fydd traethawd ar un pwnc ymchwil a phapur seminar a chyflwyniad llafar ar ail bwnc. Disgwylir i fyfyrwyr ymchwilio yn ddwfn i’w pwnc dewisol ; fe fydd hyn yn seiliedig ar ymgynghoriad a thrafodaeth gyda’r cydlynydd modwl. Gall hyn adlewyrchu diddordebau’r unigolyn neu fod wedi ei gynnig gan y cydlynydd. Rhoddir gysidraeth i faterion ar lefel bydol ond gyda phwyslais ar faterion Ewropeaidd a lleol. Dylai’r prosiect fod yn wahanol i’r hyn ddewiswyd fel testun prosiect ymchwil y myfyriwr.

Dylai myfyrwyr ddangos mynediad at amrediad o adnoddau gan gynnwys cyfnodolion academaidd wedi’u canoli , testunau ar ffurf electroneg yn ogystal â phrint, ynghyd ag ystod eang o adroddiadau yn y wasg ac ar y rhyngrwyd.

Course content

Mae’r modwl hwn yn rhedeg yn semester 2 ac yn galluogi’r myfyriwr i wneud ymchwil unigol llenyddol ddwfn ar fater cyfoes mewn daearyddiaeth ddynol., gan edrych ar ddwy thema wahanol. Caiff canlyniadau’r ymchwil o’r thema gyntaf eu cyflwyno ar ffurf traethawd , gyda phapur seminar a chyflwyniad llafar ar yr ail thema. Mae’r papur seminar yn cael ei gyflwyno i gynulleidfa o gyfoedion o’r modwl. Rhaid defnyddio ystod briodol o ffynonellau i gynnal yr ymchwil a dylai’r prosiect fod yn wahanol o’r hyn ddewisir fel pwnc Prosiect Anrhydedd y myfyriwr. Dewisir y pwnc gan y myfyrwyr, thrwy ymgynghoriad gyda chydlynydd modwl.

Assessment Criteria

threshold

Trothwy (Safon Pasio : D- i D+) a. Dim esgeulustod neu wybodaeth anghywir o ran sgiliau trefnu gwybodaeth b. Peth deallusrwydd o elfennau damcaniaethol/ cysyniadol / ymarferol. c. Cyfuno ysbeidiol o ddamcaniaeth / gwybodaeth / ymarferoldeb er mwyn cyflawni gofynion y dasg.
ch.Defnydd o lenyddiaeth brimaidd.

good

Da (Safon Ganolog i safon uchel Pasio: C- I B+) a. Peth neu’r rhan fwyaf o wybodaeth a sgiliau cyflwyno gwybodaeth wedi’u harddangos yn glir b. Gafael da/ gweddol ar elfenneu ddamcaniaethol/ cysyniadol / ymarferol c. Integreiddiad da / gweddol o ddamcaniaeth / gwybodaeth / ymarferoldeb er mwyn cyflawni gofynion y dasg. ch .Tystiolaeth o ddefnydd sgiliau gwerthusol a chreadigol
d. Defnydd critigol o lenyddiaeth brimaidd a llenyddiaeth eraill rhoddir yn y ddarlith.

excellent

Gwych (Safon wych Dosbarth Cyntaf: A- i A**) a. Perfformiad caboledig , medrus dros ben . b. Y wybodaeth ymchwil wedi’u harddangos yn gywir. c. Gafael gwych o elfenneu ddamcaniaethol/ cysyniadol / ymarferol ch. Integreiddiad da o ddamcaniaeth / gwybodaeth / ymarferoldeb er mwyn cyflawni gofynion y dasg. d. Tystiolaeth gref o ddefnydd sgiliau gwerthusol a chreadigol
dd. Defnydd critigol o lenyddiaeth brimaidd a llenyddiaeth eraill rhoddir yn y ddarlith., y tu hwnt i’r disgwyl.

Learning outcomes

  1. I ddeall mater daearyddol penodol mewn dyfnder

  2. I arddangos y gallu i gynnal ymchwil

  3. I ddangos defnydd priodol o ffynonellau

  4. I ddangos y gallu i arfarnu llenyddiaeth briodol yn gritigol

  5. I ddeall sut mae’r mater wedi ei phortreadu a’i chynrychioli gan y cyfryngau

  6. I fedru cyflwyno ymchwil i gynulleidfa o gyfoedion , yn weledol ac ar lafar.

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
Seminar defence oral presentation 20
Essay 40
Seminar Paper 30
Seminar Paper - One page precis 10

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours
Workshop

Introductory workshop

2
Private study

Private study and preparation of essay, defended seminar paper, powerpoint presentation for seminar defence, peer review of all other seminar abstracts.

176
Lecture

Darlithoedd 2 x 2 awr

4
Tutorial

8 x1 hours drop in tutorials to enable the student to focus on topics for the Essay and Defended Seminar paper and narrow them to specific themes.

8
Practical classes and workshops

Information sourcing.

2
Seminar

Cyflwyniadau papurau seminar - 3 awr

8

Transferable skills

  • Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
  • Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
  • 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.
  • Safety-Consciousness - Having an awareness of your immediate environment, and confidence in adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
  • Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
  • Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
  • 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

Subject specific skills

Process management : 1. Organisation - able to coordinate an administer workloads efficiently 2. Prioritisation - able to rank tasks according to level of importance 3. Planning - able to set achievable goals and structure the necessary action, using SMART GOAL techniques. 4. Complexity managementable to handle ambiguous and complex situations and their consequences 5. Decision making - able to decide firmly, clearly and swiftly upon a course of action from a series of options 6. Evaluation - able to examine the outcomes of tasks and events from a personal and organisational viewpoint also judge levels of quality and importance Relating to working practices Independence- able to work and demonstrate that you can work to an appropriate level with minimal supervision to take appropriate action and arrange activities without having to be prompted Adaptability - able to respond positively to changing circumstances and new challenges . Positive attitude - having an optimistic and proactive approach to the other users Stress tolerance- able to retain effectiveness and be efficient under pressure Willingness to learn - Committed to continual learning and professional development.

These criteria have been drawn from the Skills & Qualities Analysis of the Bangor Employability Award and are used with kind permission.

Resources

Courses including this module

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