GLOBAL MIGRATION STORIES

HIS2GMN

2017

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In Global Migration, students study the mass migrations from Europe, Asia and the Pacific from 1800 onwards. Students will examine historical processes shaping migration and group and personal stories of these movements. They will also develop independent research skills to explore aspects of their own family migration stories. Students will examine how historians have researched and written on global migration.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 Credit Points of History

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HIS1GMS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

02. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources, using both in historical inquiry.

Activities:
one 1,000-word task group and individual assignment; one 2,000-word individual research essay; two 30-minute in class tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

03. In a team and individually, apply some concepts and approaches to study of the past, mainly as identified by instructors.

Activities:
one 1,000-word task group and individual assignment; one 2,000-word individual research essay; two 30-minute in class tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

04. In a team and individually, assess continuity and change in the different context of a past.

Activities:
one 1,000-word task group and individual assignment; one 2,000-word individual research essay; two 30-minute in class tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

05. In a team and individually, investigate a small historical topic and frame a response in any one of a variety of history genres.

Activities:
one 1,000-word task group and individual assignment; one 2,000-word individual research essay; two 30-minute in class tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

06. In a team and individually, write short accounts, with footnote references and bibliography, of a discrete aspect of a past.

Activities:
one 1,000-word task group and individual assignment; one 2,000-word individual research essay; one 1-hour final examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
annotated bibliography 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
essay plan 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
45 minutes in-class test20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2,250-word individual research essay60 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
annotated bibliography 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
essay plan 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
45 minutes in-class test20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2,250-word individual research essay60 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"For 2016 and unit will be delivered by blended mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
annotated bibliography 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
essay plan 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
45 minutes in-class test20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2,250-word individual research essay60 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
annotated bibliography 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
essay plan 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
45 minutes in-class test20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2,250-word individual research essay60 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
annotated bibliography 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
essay plan 500-words10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
45 minutes in-class test20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 2,250-word individual research essay60 02, 03, 04, 05