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HI4443 - Writing History

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject explores a range of approaches to the writing of history. It focuses on the changing trends in historical writing from the 1970s to the present.

Learning Outcomes

  • to become familiar with contemporary historiographical debates;
  • to develop skills in the organisation and expression of research findings appropriate to the honours level of study;
  • to gain an appreciation of the diversity of interpretative and theoretical perspectives available to the historian.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Claire Brennan
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Dr Claire Brennan.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (90%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janice Wegner
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Dr Claire Brennan.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (90%).

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.