Civilisation of the Dutch-speaking countries : The present

lgerm1535  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Civilisation of the Dutch-speaking countries : The present
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Language
Dutch
Prerequisites
Level B2 of the Common Europea Framework of Reference for Languages
Main themes
1. the material reality and the communities
2. political and social organisation (form of government)
3. moral attitudes
4. intellectual, philosophical and religious life
5. the hopes, failures and achievements of these communities
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course studies the major developments and structures in politics, social relationships and culture, and introduces the students to contemporary life in the German-, English- or Dutch-speaking communities in Europe. By the end of the course, students are expected to have acquired in-depth knowledge of German-/ English-/ Dutch-speaking Europe.
 
Content
In order to enable students to understand better the Dutch-speaking communities in Belgium and the Netherlands, the course explains how in Flanders and the Netherlands, culture and society developed historically towards the political, social and religious reality of the present day and age. It also discusses the role of the regions and communities in the context of the European Union. Students acquire more in-depth knowledge through personal reading of a course book.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Formal lectures, personal reading.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Oral exam related to the course content and critical discussion
Other information
Powerpoint presentations are uploaded on Moodle. 
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English

Minor in Dutch Studies

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General