Courses & Units

Writing the Family Saga HAA104



This unit is fully online and is only available for enrolment through the College of Arts, Law and Education online registration process:

Website: Writing the Family Saga

Contact: / +61 3 6226 6365

Actual Dates: 2 Mar - 17 Apr 2020.


Adventure or romance, tragedy or triumph, legends of extraordinary feats or quiet tales of everyday struggles. What kinds of stories are there in your family tree? This unit builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in HAA004 Writing Family History. Students will have further opportunity to develop key skills for the writing of fiction and/or non-fiction based on genealogical records. The emphasis in this unit is on crafting and polishing engaging and readable multigenerational family history narratives.


Unit name Writing the Family Saga
Unit code HAA104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English

Dr Imogen Wegman

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 100705

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Teaching Pattern

Fully online


6 x short online exercises and responses (40%); 2 x 750-1000-word written narratives (60%).

Final grade will be pass or fail.

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