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ATS3566

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Julie Fenley

Notes

Previously coded HPL3506

Synopsis

As for ATS2566

Objectives

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history of the landscape, people and institutions around them;
  2. Reflect on different scholarly approaches to researching and presenting community history;
  3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the reasons why communities write their histories;
  4. Demonstrate insights into the roles of historians;
  5. Formulate a viable research question on community history, and identify a central focus for research;
  6. Develop a structured project with a logical introduction and conclusion, and provide correct scholarly references;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to formulate a research project that is based largely on documentary materials;
  8. Critically engage with primary and secondary sources, to recognise scholarly debates and position their argument in relation to these approaches.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
2 hour exam: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Julie Fenley

Contact hours

2 hours per week (1 hour lecture, 1 hour tutorial)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Writing
History-politics
Community studies

Prerequisites

ATS1312 and ATS1898 or HPL1504, or equivalent

Prohibitions

ATS2566, GSC2506, GSC3513, HPL2506, HPL3506