Do you have a family ancestor who served as a soldier or nurse in the First World War? Do you have an old family war diary or set of letters in the proverbial attic? Building upon the skills in the Foundation-level Family History units, Families and War introduces you to researching online military records, and to contextualising diverse experiences of war. The focus is on Australia and Britain during the First World War.
|Unit name||Families and War|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Carla Pascoe Leahy|
|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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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Access and use online military service records
- Read and analyse wartime letters and diaries
- Understand individual lives within the wider history of war, particularly in relation to Australia and Britain and the First World War
- Research and write a biographical report of a person’s wartime service or experience
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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Weekly online learning materials (e.g. short video lectures, discussions, readings, activities) (approx. 3 hours)
|Assessment||Five online quizzes (50%)|Biography of a First World War soldier, sailor, nurse or other member of the defence forces (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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