Courses & Units

Families in History HTA384

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Families in History
Unit code HTA384
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Kate Bagnall
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 credit points at Introductory level or higher

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
Weekly lecture or equivalent (recorded, 30 minutes)
Weekly 2-hour mixed format seminar (short lectures, discussions, and activities)

Off Campus:
Weekly lecture or equivalent (recorded, 30 minutes)
Weekly 2-hour mixed format online learning materials (short video lectures, discussions, and activities)

AssessmentDigital Task (30%)|Research Task (40%)|Engagement Task (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

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