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Term4
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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Education

Unit aim

Encourages interdisciplinary studies of the past to situate the present and imagine the future. It develops key concepts and skills in historiography through intersecting of matter, life, mind, culture, meaning and technology. The unit encourages critical and creative approaches to global challenges through engagement with local contexts.

 

Unit content

Module 1: Big Questions: Interdisciplinary Approaches to History and Time

Module 2: History and Matter

Module 3: History & Life

Module 4: History and Mind

Module 5: History and Meaning

Module 6: The Future of History

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 identify and apply key concepts, skills and processes in historiography
2 locate and demonstrate knowledge of historical events
3 creatively represent and respond to chronological and thematic connections between past, present and future events
4 critically analyse and evaluate connections between past, present and future events and apply interdisciplinary approaches to the study of authentic problems

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and apply key concepts, skills and processes in historiography
  2. locate and demonstrate knowledge of historical events
  3. creatively represent and respond to chronological and thematic connections between past, present and future events
  4. critically analyse and evaluate connections between past, present and future events and apply interdisciplinary approaches to the study of authentic problems

Prescribed texts

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