DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000573

Political Ideologies and Parties

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Gintaras Mitrulevičius (mitrgint@mruni.eu)

a. o: Gintaras Mitrulevičius

Institute of Political Sciences


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

Face-to-face

2 semester

Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

This course of study time for students to make such a phenomenon as a political ideology - their concepts, historical becoming and development of their classifications - typologies, individual political ideologies and their relationship with political parties and the relationship between historical change.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

1. Political parties and ideologies: the conceptions, typology, the role of political life.

2

2

4

8

Reading scientific literature

2.Liberalism as a political ideology and the Liberal Party.

2

2

4

10

Reading scientific literature

3.Political ideologies and parties of political right,

2

8

10

20

Reading scientific literature

4.Left Political ideologies and political parties I: the nineteenth century - the twentieth century the beginning.

2

6

8

16

Reading scientific literature

5. Left political ideologies and the left political parties II: the twentieth century.;

2

4

6

10

Reading scientific literature

6.Left political ideologies and the left political parties III: XX century. end. - The twenty-first century. start;

0

2

2

6

Reading scientific literature

7.Political ideologies, political parties and social policy models.

0

2

2

15

Reading scientific literature

8.Political ideologies and parties in Lithuania: history (until 1989).

3

2

5

15

Reading scientific literature

9.Political parties and ideologies in Lithuania in 1989-2014.

3

2

5

6

Reading scientific literature

10.Political parties and ideologies in the twenty-first century world. the beginning.

0

2

2

6

Reading scientific literature

Assessment

2

2

Overall

16

32

2

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Examination

50

during session

measured by responses to test questions and the written questions

Tasks performance in seminars

30

during semester

evaluation activity and constructivity in the seminars

Written paper (Abstract)

20

during semester

Range from 0 to 2 points are assessed written work