HS570.306 The World We Live In: World History Since 1945 OR HS502.306 Introduction to Christian History



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

Students will examine the ideological foundations and historical impact of social movements and key individuals in the struggle for human rights and human well-being. Specific attention will be given to the following: the British anti-slavery movement, 1787-1833; the civil rights movement in the U.S.A.; the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, 1950-1994; first-wave feminism and the movement for women’s suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching strategies include some or all of the following: lectures, tutorials and workshops all of which include the use of digital technologies; online interactions eg forums, message boards; web-based research; group work; class discussions; excursions; and guest presenters.

Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2019 and Semester 1, 2021

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.