History Directed Study II
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
|On-Line from Callaghan||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011
A course of directed study in selected history topics based on the national curriculum for history for graduate coursework students. The range of topics will vary according to availability of staff but will concern issues in Australian, American, Asian, European or World history from medieval to modern times.
On completion of this course, students will be able to recognise key issues in a selected range of topics based on the national curriculum for history studied at graduate level; evaluate historiographical problems relating to selected historical themes; develop research and writing skills appropriate to graduate students of history; develop skills of critical thinking and analysis appropriate to history.
Topics to be covered will vary depending on staff availability but may include: Australian history, 19th and 20th century; American history, before and after Civil War; European, including British history, from medieval to modern times; Asian history; world history; historiography and methodology for graduate students of history; research project or major essay in history; heritage studies and public history.
Undergraduate degree in Arts, Social Science, Teaching or related field.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term