CHILDHOOD, RACE AND NATION

ABS3CRN

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students gain knowledge and understanding of settler Australian and Aboriginal histories through the lens of childhood and youth studies. The study of historic events, case studies and literary texts will expose students to the changing cultural construction of childhood over time. Students will be challenged to understand their own cultural conception of childhood in order to work effectively in Aboriginal contexts congruent to the expectations of Aboriginal peoples.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ABS2CRN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect on strengths and weaknesses of other historians' accounts or of the historiography when constructing their own historical account.

Activities:
One 1000 tutorial paper and one 2000 word essay, one 1000 word reading journal on set reading content

02. Identify and assess the balance of continuity and change in a past, and show how present contexts, including their own, can alter views of a past.

Activities:
One 1000 tutorial paper and one 2000 word essay, one 1000 word reading journal on set reading content

03. Identify and critically reflect on the use of primary sources, the student's own, and other historians'

Activities:
One 1000 tutorial paper and one 2000 word essay, one 1000 word reading journal on set reading content

04. Review disciplinary skills in the context of a sustained history inquiry directed to a specific audience.

Activities:
One 1000 tutorial paper and one 2000 word essay, one 1000 word reading journal on set reading content

05. Write nuanced responses to an aspect of the past which offer a sustained line of argument or narrative, referenced in an accomplished manner, which respond to many secondary and primary sources.

Activities:
One 1000 tutorial paper and one 2000 word essay, one 1000 word reading journal on set reading content

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