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LB0095

Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history

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The course evaluation is open between 2022-01-09 and 2022-01-30

Additional course evaluations for LB0095

Academic year 2020/2021

Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-10309) 2020-08-31 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2019/2020

Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-30085) 2020-01-20 - 2020-06-07

Academic year 2018/2019

Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-30266) 2019-01-21 - 2019-06-09

Academic year 2017/2018

Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-30247) 2018-01-15 - 2018-06-03

LB0095 Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history, 7.5 Credits

Jordbruket och samhället: distanskurs i agrarhistoria

Syllabus approved

2017-01-25

Subjects

Agricultural science

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, entry requirements only from upper secondary school(G1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

Swedish

Prior knowledge

General entry requirements.

Objectives

In this basic distance course in agrarian history you learn about land use, cultivation, farm animals, technologies, and people and society in Swedish agrarian history.

Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:
- Account for fundamental features as regards the organization of the agrarian landscape and land use over time
- Account for and analyse fundamental features in arable farming in Sweden over time
- Account for and analyse fundamental features in animal husbandry in Sweden over time
- Outline main features in Swedish Agrarian History from medieval times to the present
- Account for and discuss how social and economic conditions in farming and the countryside have changed over time
- Discuss how societal changes have influenced agriculture and the countryside.

Content

This is a broad basic course in Swedish agrarian history, which is given on distance, with 1-2 meetings.

The course includes a wide time span, from the mideavals to the present, with most attention to later centuries. You will learn about land use, settlements, work, crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and on how technical and societal changes have influenced food production and use of natural resources in food production. Moreover you vill study social and economic conditions in agriculture and the countryside, and how and why this has changed over time.

Formats and requirements for examination

Continuous examination during the course, through different kind of assignments and tests.

To pass the course it is compulsory to:
- Hand in an approved minor project
- Participate in different parts of the course, meetings, and in web based communication

For higher grade than three (3) various assignments has to be delivered on time.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

This is a distance course with 1-2 meetings.

Responsible department

Department of Urban and Rural Development

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom naturresurser och jordbruk (PN - NJ)
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course
1) Fembandsverket: Det svenska jordbrukets historia
Comments: Hela verket (5 band) finns fritt tillgängligt på Internet.

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 19027 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Agricultural science
Course code: LB0095 Application code: SLU-10337 Distance course: Yes Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Urban and Rural Development Pace: 25%