Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT2002: Ethnography Now

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
- A brief history of ethnography
- Challenges to ethnographic authority
- The end(s) of contemporary ethnography
- Reflexivity and fieldwork
-New British ethnographies
- New forms of inquiry
- Student culture
- Ethnographic fieldwork and analysis.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 22Weekly 2 hour meetings with lecture and seminar component will form a basis upon which you can build your own interpretations of module materials.
Guided independent study50Preparation for oral presentation and tutorial discussions
Guided independent study50Researching and writing written assignments
Guided independent study28Fieldwork and data analysis

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/

Other Learning Resources

Contemporary ethnographic and documentary films on relevant topics