Courses & Units

Introduction to Family History HAA003

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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
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Imogen Wegman
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of family history principles and planning
  • Locate and use major family history repositories and records.
  • Critically evaluate sources for accuracy and reliability.
  • Present your genealogical work clearly and cogently, taking into account the contexts within which your ancestors lived.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100799 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,445.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (50%)|Essay (50%)
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Textbooks

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