Curricular Unit:Code:
Great Subjects of History and Journalism (18th-21st centuries)777GTHJ
1UndergraduatePolitical Science and International Relations6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
(i) Acquire a multifaceted vision of European and world history of the 19th and 21st centuries;
(ii) To verify the existence of diversified sources on the historical knowledge of this period;
(iii) Understand the main political, economic, social and cultural movements for change in Europe and in the world;
(IV) Associate international processes of the past with the events that mark the international relations of the present;
(v) Acquire and develop capacities of relation of the main movements and phenomena of the 19th and 21st centuries.
1. French Revolution: ideas, currents, achievements
2. The liberal ideology (currents)
3. The democratic idea and socialism
4. Nation, war and international relations
5. Europe and the World - European colonization in Africa
1. I World War
2. The Communist Breath
3. Fascism and Dictatorship
4. The II World War and the Cold War
5. The end of the empires and the emergence of the third world
6. The erosion of Socialism - The apogee and crisis of the Western World
7. The Resurgence of Islam
8. Globalization and its impacts
1. Before journalism
2. The birth of journalism in the Modern Age
3. Segmentation of the press
4. The party press
5. The industrial press
6. News agencies
7. New media for journalism: wood engravings, photography, cine, radio, television
8. "New journalisms"
9. The digital world and the crisis of journalism
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The syllabus addresses the major themes in the history of the 18th to the 21st centuries, and the journalism practiced in the same period. The use of specialized literature, the press and other sources for study the period suggests that there are multiple sources for the construction of historical realities, which may lead to different interpretations.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
The teaching methodology is based on theoretical lectures, practical classes for query, analysis and interpretation of sources and in lectures with invited experts in the topics covered. Students’ evaluation is continuous and the final classification will result of weighting the partial classifications of two tests and the results of each student's personal work, materialized in research and in the presentation of researches’ results in the classroom. The failure in continuous evaluation automatically sends the students to the final exam.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
Being a course of nature fundamentally theoretical-practice, lectures, supplemented with research presentation of case studies, search carried out by each student and materialized in conducting and presenting research papers is pedagogically orthodox because it has been, over time, well- successful. Testing continues to be the most relevant instrument for assessing the knowledge and skills of students when theoretical content and the ability of analysis and interpretation of sources is on the table.
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