This unit is compulsory because it is a core part of the History Honours program. It inducts students into the theory and method of history and into historians' professional practice. Each week students are introduced to different historical approaches, concerns and controversies that characterise the discipline. The seminar program is varied, including practical workshops, general discussions, and presentations on specific issues by local and visiting historians. All seminars raise issues of method, approach and interpretation.
|Unit name||The Practice of History|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Prof Philippa Mein Smith and other members of the History program
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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2 hour weekly seminars
8000 words of written assessment and participation in weekly seminars
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