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Welcome

This guide will help you locate resources and information for HSC History

Use the page tabs above to find relevant online and library resources.

  • On the Shelves - will help you find resources in the Library
  • eResources - access to online journals and lots more
  • Websites - Selected websites and resources
  • The Great War - Resources for topics or competencies in this course
  • Research Help - covers research skills, referencing, plagiarism and more

Library staff are happy to help you to find information for your assignments. 

Guide editor: Sonia Rahman - Wollongong Library. Phone: 4229 0464

Ancient History Outcomes

                     
Students:

H1.1 describe and assess the significance of key people, groups, events, institutions, societies and sites within the historical context

H2.1 explain historical factors and assess their significance in contributing to change and continuity in the ancient world

H3.1 locate, select and organise relevant information from a variety of sources

H3.2 discuss relevant problems of sources for reconstructing the past

H3.3 analyse and evaluate sources for their usefulness and reliability

H3.4 explain and evaluate differing perspectives and interpretations of the past

H3.5 analyse issues relating to ownership and custodianship of the past

H3.6 plan and present the findings of historical investigations, analysing and synthesising information from a range of sources

H4.1 use historical terms and concepts appropriately

H4.2 communicate knowledge and understanding of historical features and issues using appropriate oral and written forms

 

Students learn to:
• value the complexity and variety of human experiences as reflected in the history of the ancient world
• respect different viewpoints, ways of living, belief systems and languages
• appreciate the ways the past can inform the present and the future
• appreciate the impact of the ancient world on current lifestyles, issues, beliefs and institutions
• develop tolerant and informed attitudes about the contemporary world
• be able to participate in society in an informed way as an individual or as a member of groups
• develop an interest in history for lifelong learning
• enrich personal experiences in response to travel and leisure activities
• develop a sense of responsibility to conserve the past

How to Access ClickView eVideos

  

Clickview eVideos : 3000+ educational videos on a wide range of course related topics. Use your TAFE username and password.

Students

After logging in, you can browse the subject collections, or search by title or keyword. You can view any program and create your own playlists for future viewing.  If a teacher sends you a playlist, simply log in to watch the eVideo. You will also find a link to ClickView eVideos in your TAFE Student Portal > My Learning box >  ClickView eVideo Collection. Please Sign out of ClickView when finished - use link under your name at top right of screen.

Research Help

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The library staff are always happy to help you to find information and resources for your assignments

The Research Help Guide has lots of help for you too!

Modern History Outcomes

                          

Students:

H1.1 describe the role of key features, issues, individuals, groups and events of selected twentieth-century studies

H1.2 analyse and evaluate the role of key features, issues, individuals, groups and events of selected twentieth-century studies

H3.2 locate, select and organise relevant information from different types of sources

H3.3 analyse and evaluate sources for their usefulness and reliability

H3.4 explain and evaluate differing perspectives and interpretations of the past

H3.5 plan and present the findings of historical investigations, analysing and synthesising information from different types of sources

H4.1 use historical terms and concepts appropriately


 

Students learn to:
• ask relevant questions in relation to World War I
• locate, select and organise information from different types of primary and secondary sources, including ICT, about key features and issues related to World War I
• make deductions and draw conclusions about key features and issues of World War I
• evaluate the usefulness, reliability and perspectives of sources
• account for and assess differing historical interpretations of World War I
• use historical terms and concepts appropriately
• present the findings of investigations on aspects of World War I, analysing and
• synthesising information from different types of sources
• communicate an understanding of the features and issues of World War I using appropriate and well-structured oral and/or written and/or multimedia forms including ICT