* 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).
This unit will be hands on, applied history, focussing on historical research methods and archival searches in genealogical research for individuals interested in researching family history (theirs or others). It will feature workshops in which participants can work on case studies or on their own projects under academic supervision. Students will develop skills in archival work and historical methodology.
It will be offered in an intensive format, with six days of face to face workshops, followed by web material to support assignments and the examination. 15 students minimum need to be enrolled in Hobart to teach the unit. The same applies to Launceston.
ASSESSMENT: 2nd year 2,500 words written assessment 60% 3rd Year, 3000 words written assessment, 60% Open Book Final Examination, 2 hours 40%
TEACHING PATTERN: 6 days X 5 ½ hours
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.