Courses & Units

Introduction to Family History HAA003

Hobart

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Introduction

Introduction to Family History is designed for people interested in their own family histories or genealogy in general. You will learn how to plan efficiently and record accurately your family history using family history research principles and practices. The unit will teach you how to critically evaluate a range of online family history resources for accuracy and reliability. You will also learn how to communicate your findings in clear writing that is accurately referenced. Interactive Discussion Forums will enable you to communicate with fellow students as you embark upon the research journey.

You may be surprised at what you discover and the new connections you make with relatives and friends.

This unit is one of a suite available for people interested in researching their family history.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Family History
Unit code HAA003
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator

Dr. Kate Bagnall

Teaching staff

Dr. Kate Bagnall and Dr. Imogen Wegman

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 1 Off-Campus Domestic
Hobart Term 3 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
Term 1 1/2/2021 22/2/2021 10/3/2021 11/4/2021
Term 3 19/7/2021 9/8/2021 24/8/2021 26/9/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of family history principles and planning.
  2. Locate and use major family history repositories and records.
  3. Critically evaluate sources for accuracy and reliability.
  4. Present your genealogical work clearly and cogently, taking into account the contexts within which your ancestors lived.

Fees

Domestic

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

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

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

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Task 1: Online quizzes x 5 (50%)

Task 2: Research report, 1000 words (50%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
Booktopia textbook links

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