Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history
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Academic year 2020/2021Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-10309) 2020-08-31 - 2021-01-17
Academic year 2019/2020Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-30085) 2020-01-20 - 2020-06-07
Academic year 2018/2019Agriculture and society: distance course in agrarian history (LB0095-30266) 2019-01-21 - 2019-06-09
Academic year 2017/2018Agriculture 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 CreditsJordbruket och samhället: distanskurs i agrarhistoria
Education cycleBachelor’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, entry requirements only from upper secondary school(G1N)
Prior knowledgeGeneral entry requirements.
ObjectivesIn 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.
ContentThis 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 examinationContinuous 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.
- 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.