Making History Work
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.
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In this subject students will:
1. Reflect on discipline specific skills and graduate capabilities and their potential application in their careers
2. Synthesise and integrate knowledge from multiple topic areas
3. Extend their analytical and critical thinking
4. Build and consolidate communication skills (written, oral, interpersonal)
5. Understand what historical literacy is
6. Work independently and collaboratively on solving problems
- What is History and Does it Matter?
- Historical Literacy: Asking Questions
- Historical Literacy: Critical Thinking
- Historical Literacy: Historical Imagination
- History Today?
- Q&A with Modern History Alumni
- History and Policy
- History in the Media
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You should have studied some History/Politics at Level 1 & 2 before starting this subject. It is recommended you complete 1 other Level 3 History subject. This is a capstone subject & must be the last subject taken.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as MHIX300 Making History: Capstone Subject.
- Reflective Exercise (10%)
- Debate (50%)
- Briefing Paper or Lesson Plan (30%)
- Active Collaboration (10%)
Bachelor of Arts
- Major in Ancient History
- Major in English
- Major in Modern History
- Major in Philosophy
- Major in Politics
- Major in Society and Culture
- Major in Sociology