Historical Research and Perspectives
This course focuses on successful historical research, students’ goal setting, self-management and reflection on learning. Understanding the use of historical resources to identify significance as well as to explain differences of opinion, experiences and actions are part of the learning focus for this term. It is designed for students working at level 5 and above of the NZ Curriculum meaning literacy skills of at least 5b are expected for successful completion of this course. We will be exploring the significance of the Canterbury Earthquake sequence of 2010-11. Particular focus will be on understanding the social impact of this event with specific focus on the role of architecture in society. Assessment opportunities will be available for Level 1 History 91002 and Art History 91017.