Families in History draws on examples from diverse places and times to explore changing ideals, attitudes, and experiences of the family in the past. We consider the family’s relationship with social, cultural, economic and political forces, as well as the lives of individual family members, such as mothers and children. The unit offers you the opportunity to conduct original archival research, to engage with digital history methods, and to communicate research on the history of the family in creative forms.
|Unit name||Families in History|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Katherine (Kate) Bagnall|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Demonstrate understanding of the changing meanings and experiences of the family over time.
- Demonstrate skills in finding, interpreting and analysing historical sources relevant to the history of the family.
- Communicate clear, evidence-based historical arguments or narratives in audio, digital, oral, visual, written or other creative form.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- 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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|Assessment||Digital Task (30%)|Research Task (40%)|Engagement Task (30%)|
|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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