Explores a wide range of interpretations of the history of culture in Australia and some of the debates that arise from the study of history. Particular attention is paid to those areas that are seen as crucial to shaping contemporary Australia from World War I to the present.
- Cultural history
- Cultural contact
- Sport and popular culture
- Biography: Individuality, society and history
- High politics and everyday life
- 'Looking to America'
- Movements for change
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and analyse major social and cultural developments in Australia from the end of World War I to the present time||Cultural competence|
|2||apply that knowledge to their own experience of Australian culture||Creativity||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||consider and analyse different constructions and interpretations of those developments||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|4||interrogate the ways in which race, class, gender and ethnicity and changes in broader society have altered the ways historians this century now think and write histories||Cultural competence|
|5||critically analyse primary sources for the purposes of interpreting the past.||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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