Courses & Units

Writing Family History HAA004

Hobart

Note:

This unit is fully online and is only available for enrolment through the College of Arts, Law and Education online registration process:

Website: Writing Family History

Contact: ASC.Contact@utas.edu.au / +61 3 6226 6365

Actual Dates: 19 Oct - 11 Dec 2020.

Introduction

Who are the most interesting characters on your family tree? Would you like to write their stories to share with other family members, or with a wider audience? Perhaps you have an ancestor who is intriguing because of what you don't know about them and so can only imagine their story.

This unit is an introduction to writing non-fictional and fictional narratives based on genealogical records. Students will gain skills in crafting engaging, readable family history narratives through writing historical and/or fictional pieces about people, places, and events from their family records.

Summary

Unit name Writing Family History
Unit code HAA004
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Dr Robert Clarke

Teaching staff

Dr Robert Clarke

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic
Hobart Spring school Off-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Spring school 19/10/2020 4/11/2020 26/11/2020 3/1/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 100799

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Six online writing activities and six responses to activities by other students (50%), written narrative (fiction or non-fiction) 750-1,000 words (50%).

Final grade will be pass or fail.

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Textbooks

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