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HI2001 - The History of Global Connections

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Study Period 1 2016 Townsville Internal on-campus. Study Period 1 2016 Cairns Internal on-campus. Study Perios 52 2016 Singapore internal on-campus.

This subject explores the history of globalisation with particular emphasis on the role of Asia. It examines the economic, cultural, political and ecological transformations that have increasingly interconnected peoples and places around the globe. Among key issues examined are: the role of Asia in the development of long-distance trade routes; the place of Asia in the first global economic system; revolutions; colonialism and war; the role of technology in globalisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a framework for understanding world history;
  • Analyse the place of diverse regions in large scale networks in the past;
  • apply skills in interpreting and assessing historical evidence;
  • analyse and discuss the causes and consequences of connections between different societies and apply them to the Tropics.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HI3001 HI5001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Claire Brennan.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%); assignments (15%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Claire Brennan.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 12 hours tutorials
    • 0 hours - Lectures will be videoconferenced to Cairns
      Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%); assignments (15%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.