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Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This online course covered key aspects of Australian history. A range of periods and topics were explored, including Aboriginal deep time history, transportation, convictism and colonialism. Skills and approaches used in the academic study of history were also introduced.
3 weeks, 3 hours per week
Pro Vice-Chancellor (College of Human and Social Futures)
The University of Newcastle Australia
- Apply a developing understanding of core historical concepts.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of key themes, events, and people in the history of Australia’s First Nations and the early decades of European occupation of the continent.
- Interpret the Australian past within a local and global context.
- Explain the contested nature of Australia’s early European history.
- Identify foundational scholarly sources (primary and secondary, oral and written) relating to Australia’s early history.
- Traditional Aboriginal society/Aboriginal history pre-colonisation
- Background to the British colonisation of Australia
- Convict life in the early Australian colonies
- Gender relations in the colonies
- Relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
Issued on 10th March 2021
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