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HSTY3902: History Beyond the Classroom

2022 unit information

In this unit you will frame, research and produce an original project based on an engagement with communities and organisations outside the University. You will explore history in action in a variety of contexts and think about different ways of creating and disseminating history that will interest and inform a public audience. Lectures and field trips will help you to frame relevant community-based questions, adopt appropriate methodologies, and explore new ways of presenting your arguments or narratives.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

History

Code HSTY3902
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate independent learning
  • LO2. demonstrate a firm grasp of the principles, practices and boundaries of the discipline of history
  • LO3. demonstrate awareness of the historian's ethical responsibilities towards colleagues, research subjects, and the wider community
  • LO4. use appropriate media, tools, and methodologies to locate, access, and use information
  • LO5. demonstrate oral and written skills of communication
  • LO6. demonstrate an understanding of a period, place, or culture of the past
  • LO7. demonstrate an understanding of different approaches to interpreting the past
  • LO8. identify and interpret written, visual and material primary sources and secondary materials such as monographs, scholarly articles, websites and documentaries
  • LO9. examine historical issues by undertaking research that begins with a problem, establishes its historical context, and uses methodologies chosen from a range of disciplines to solve that problem
  • LO10. analyse historical evidence, scholarship and changing representations of the past, using the skills of sifting through information to weigh its significance and close reading of various texts
  • LO11. construct an evidence-based argument or narrative and present it in one of a variety of forms
  • LO12. work collaboratively with an external organisation and/or community.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote

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