Undergraduate | MAQ-MHIX3000 | 2023
Undertake a large-scale research project assessing views and definitions of history since the 19th century. Inspect modern historiographical techniques. Look at empiricism and post-modernism. Unpack the biography's role as a historical tool.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 18 weeks
- 20 Feb 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:
- Reflect on and articulate discipline specific skills and literacy.
- Integrate and apply discipline specific knowledge to contemporary and historical problems
- Think critically and analytically
- Communicate effectively in written, oral and interpersonal forms
- Synthesise and integrate knowledge from multiple topic areas
- Think historically about the present
- What is History and Does it Matter?
- What is Historical Knowledge
- Historical Literacy: Asking Questions
- Historical Literacy: Critical Thinking
- Historical Literacy: Historical Imagination
- Historical Literacy: Historical Judgement
- History and Policy
- Consuming History
This subject was previously known as MHIX300 Making History Work.What is history and how do historians practice their craft? What is the history of history and does it inform issues and debates in contemporary society? What skills does it teach us? Through the prism of historical literacy this unit explores the meanings, structures, methodologies and interpretive frames of historical thinking as well as thinking through history consumption and the relationship between history and the public sphere. Drawing on knowledge and content from across the major students work individually and collectively on a set of big theoretical questions about history, historical practice and memory.
- Individual Topic Thesis (40%)
- Individual online presentation (30%)
- Written Reflection (20%)
- Active Participation (10%)
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MAQ-HST380 (Not currently available)
MAQ-MHIX300 (Not currently available)
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