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HI4444 - History's Past

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

Available only to level 4 honours students.

This subject provides a critical appreciation of the historical development of the discipline of history from antiquity to the present day. It explores a diversity of ways in which the past has been apprehended and understood across a range of temporal and cultural contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  • to acquire an understanding of key theoretical and methodological debates that have shaped the evolution of historical scholarship;
  • to develop skills of research and analysis appropriate to the honours level of study;
  • to gain familiarity with the historical development of the discipline of history.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janice Wegner, 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 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janice Wegner, Dr Claire Brennan
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.