UNED is a distance university and its pedagogy is too. The ‘distance’ component is complemented by attendance-based tutorials/tutorías presenciales at its regional study centres (= Centros Asociados) as well as online activities and interaction with the Course team, tutors and fellow students. There is a significant component of autonomous learning.
CTLLI is a 5 ECTS course, equivalent to 125 hours or approximately 12 weeks. There are 5-course units.
Below is a suggested plan for how you should distribute and manage your time.
UNIT 1: Approaching literary texts in English (Duration: approx. 2 weeks)
UNIT 2: Analyzing narrative texts (Duration: approx. 3 weeks)
UNIT 3: Analyzing poetic texts (Duration: approx. 2 weeks)
UNIT 4: Analyzing dramatic texts (Duration: approx. 3 weeks)
UNIT 5: Applying literary analysis and criticism to the texts. (Duration: approx. 2 weeks)
About 40% of your study time should be distributed thus:
Theoretical activities (reading, online or face-to-face queries (dudas, consultas); going over your work with your tutor and fellow students; exam revision with your tutor or Course team member.
Practical activities (attending tutorials, reading and studying Study Guides).
Autonomous learning – 60% of your time – distributed thus:
Theoretical activities (studying course material, participating in study groups, interacting online with fellow students, searching for information on the internet with supervisor or tutor).
Practical activities (problem-solving, textual analysis and commentary, written and online group activities).