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Board Endorsed October 2009 amended Octpber 2015

 





History




A/T/M Course




Type 2




Written under the


History Course Framework 2008.

Accredited from 1 January 2010 –


31 December 2016

(Includes Assessment Task Types table approved in August 2013)





Student Capabilities


The Student Capabilities (Year 11-12), as shown below, can be mapped to the Essential Learning Achievements in the Curriculum Renewal (P-10) showing a strong relationship. Student capabilities are supported through course and unit content and through pedagogical and assessment practices.

All programs of study for the ACT Senior Secondary Certificate should enable students to become:



  • creative and critical thinkers

  • enterprising problem-solvers

  • skilled and empathetic communicators

  • informed and ethical decision-makers

  • environmentally and culturally aware citizens

  • confident and capable users of technologies

  • independent and self-managing learners

  • collaborative team members

and provide students with:

  • a comprehensive body of specific knowledge, principles and concepts

  • a basis for self-directed and lifelong learning

  • personal attributes enabling effective participation in society





Course Adoption Form for Accredited Courses

College:


Course Title: History

Classification: A

Framework: History - 2008

Course Area: 3010

Course Code:

Dates of Course Accreditation:

From

2010

to

2016

Identify units to be adopted by ticking the check boxes




Unit Prefix

Unit Title

Value (1.0/0.5)

Length

MODERN HISTORY UNITS






Revolutions in the Modern World

1.0

S






Modern Revolutions

0.5

Q






War in the Modern World

1.0

S






Wars of the Modern Age

0.5

Q






War and Resolution in the 20th Century

0.5

Q






Dictatorships in the Modern World

1.0

S






Modern World Dictatorships

0.5

Q






Conflict and Issues in the Modern World

1.0

S






Contemporary Conflict and Issues

0.5

Q






Power, Politics and Ideology

1.0

S






The Art of Politics

0.5

Q






Superpower Conflict

0.5

S






Encounters with the West

1.0

S






Struggles for Independence

1.0

S






Asian Encounters with the West

0.5

Q






Independence Movements

0.5

Q






Liberators and Revolutionaries

1.0

S






Ghandi and the Modern Protest

0.5

Q






Mao and the Power of the Gun

0.5

Q






Modern China from Manchu to Mao

1.0

S






From Manchu to Mao

0.5

Q






Modern Japan – From Tokugawa to Today

1.0

S






Japan in the Modern Era

0.5

Q






India in the Modern Era

1.0

S






Modern India

0.5

Q






The Modern Middle East

1.0

S






The Middle East in the Modern World

0.5

Q






The Killing Fields Conflict in Indochina

1.0

S






The Killing Fields

0.5

Q






Britain in the Victorian Age

1.0

S






Russia in the Modern World

1.0

S






Russia from Tsar to Stalin

0.5

Q






Post-Stalinist Russia

0.5

Q






Manifest Destiny: USA Growth to 1900

1.0

S






America Ascendant: The USA from 1900

1.0

S






Foundations of the United States

1.0

S






The United States: The New Nation

1.0

S






The USA: A World Power

1.0

S






USA: Changing Perspectives since WW II

1.0

S






The Sixties

1.0

S






The Decade of Dissent

0.5

Q






The Native and African American Experience

1.0

S






The Native American Experience

0.5

Q






The African American Experience

0.5

Q






Australian Migrations

1.0

S






Australia: Transition to Nationhood

1.0

S






Australia – First World War & Its Impact

0.5

Q






Australia – Depression to War

0.5

Q






Australia in the Modern World

1.0

S






Lairs, Louts, Lasses and Larrikins

1.0

S






Anthropology of Gender

1.0

S






Dark and Bloody Ground

1.0

S






Millennium: Disappearing Worlds

1.0

S






History of Western Thought

1.0

S






Myth and Magic

1.0

S






Interwar Peace

0.5

Q






The Great Depression

0.5

Q






The American Civil War

0.5

Q






Civil Rights and Protest

0.5

Q






World War One and Modern Revolutions

1.0

S






Republic to Reich and World Was Two in Europe

1.0

S






Superpower Conflict and the Killing Fields

1.0

S






Australia and Conflict in the Modern World

1.0

S






Interwar Peace and the Great Depression

1.0

S






Monarchies in the East and West 1066-1566

1.0

S

ANCIENT HISTORY UNITS






The Emergence of Humans

1.0

S






Paleo-anthropology

0.5

Q






Beginnings of Humankind

0.5

Q






Emergence of Human Culture

1.0

S






Hunter Gatherers in History

0.5

Q






Archaeology of Neolithic Humans

0.5

Q






The Land of the Pharaohs

1.0

S






The Land of the Nile

0.5

Q






Ancient Mediterranean and Mesopotamia

1.0

S






Greece to the Persian Wars

1.0

S






The Aegean in the Late Bronze Age

0.5

Q






The Persian War

0.5

Q






Athens to Alexander

1.0

S






The Age of Alexander

0.5

Q






The Roman Republic

1.0

S






The Glory that was Rome

0.5

Q






The Roman Revolution

0.5

Q






The Roman Empire

1.0

S






Rome in the Age of Emperors

0.5

Q






The Roman Revolution – Pompey to Augustus

1.0

S






Heroism to Hellenism – Ancient Greece

1.0

S

MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE HISTORY UNITS






The Dark Ages

1.0

S






Western Europe in The Dark Ages

0.5

Q






The Dark Ages Illuminated

0.5

Q






High Middle Ages

1.0

S






Crusades

0.5

Q






Chaos, Catastrophe and Consolidation

0.5

Q






Challengers from the East and Crusaders

1.0

S






Challengers from the East

0.5

Q






The Renaissance

1.0

S






Death, Discovery and Renaissance

1.0

S






Death, Disorder and Renaissance

0.5

Q






Medieval Discovery

0.5

Q






Robin Hood, King Arthur and Romance

1.0

S






Robin Hood

0.5

Q






King Arthur and Romance

0.5

Q






Blood, Lust and Persecution

1.0

S






Rebuilding, Renewing & Reforming England

0.5

Q






England and the Golden Age of Elizabeth

0.5

Q






Dragon Lords and Sacred Warriors

1.0

S






Dragon Lords in Medieval China

0.5

Q






Sacred Warriors of Feudal Japan

0.5

Q






Shang to Tang Dynasty

1.0

S






Indus Valley Civilisation to Pataliputra

1.0

S






Negotiated Study Unit

0.5

Q






Independent Research Unit

0.5

Q






The Kingdom of Sicily 1130 - 1302

1.0

S






Dynasties and Rulers

0.5

Q






Society and Economy

0.5

Q






Christianity c.500-1300

0.5

Q






The Fatimids 909-1171

0.5

Q



Adoption The course and units named above are consistent with the philosophy and goals of the college and the adopting college has the human and physical resources to implement the course.

Principal: / /20

College Board Chair: / /20




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Entered into database: / /20




College specific combination of units




Unit Prefix

Unit Title

Value (1.0)

Length










































































Supporting Statement

Please provide the Assessment Task Types table for the new unit combinations and how any duplication of content will be addressed.

Reasons for Adoption of the course



For V courses indicate the certificate the college will award.

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