Did the First Australians invent bread?¿Was Captain Cook eaten in Hawaii?¿Did Atlantis really exist? Were the Vikings traders or raiders? Did the Anzacs land at the wrong place? Was Ned Kelly a hero or a villain? Who killed JFK? This unit will deepen your knowledge of history, from Deep Time, through ancient and medieval times, to key social and political events of the 20th century. Historical thinking concepts will guide your research as you use inquiry learning to investigate some of the myths and mysteries that make history controversial, contested and engaging.
|Unit name||Myths and Mysteries of History|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Louise Zarmati|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Examine key controversies and debates in Australian history that are suited to teaching Years K-6 of the Australian Curriculum.
- Demonstrate pedagogical content knowledge by analysing and evaluating primary and secondary sources suitable for teaching Australian history in K-6 educational contexts.
- Communicate effectively by demonstrating literacy across a broad range of communication modes and technologies suitable for K-6 educational contexts.
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|Assessment||Test (10%)|Analysis (25%)|Essay (25%)|Presentation (40%)|
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