Courses & Units

Families and War HAA107

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Families and War
Unit code HAA107
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? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 3 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 3 25/7/2022 8/8/2022 29/8/2022 30/9/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090305 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $1,828.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online learning materials (e.g. short video lectures, discussions, readings, activities) (approx. 3 hours)

AssessmentFive online quizzes (50%)|Biography of a First World War soldier, sailor, nurse or other member of the defence forces (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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