* 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).
DESCRIPTION Explores ways of knowing and relating to the past, what historians can learn from related disciplines, how historians communicate historical knowledge beyond academe to the wider community, and the way the wider community identifies with history. The unit examines a range of popular contemporary practices such as oral history, social history, and local history; photographs as record and reminder; the history of buildings and landscapes; archives and the preservation of documents; heritage places, including convict sites; collecting historical artefacts; museums and their exhibitions; historical re-enactments and commemorations; media histories; and the writing of commissioned histories. The themes are explored with Australian and international examples.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - L,H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - L,H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Video conferencing - L A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
25% at level 100 History. Prerequisites do not apply for students enrolled in G3E BTourism.
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.