History

Lectures: Two 1-hour lectures per week
Tutorials: Two 1-hour tutorials per week
Laboratories: Not applicable
Course Coordinator: John Leckie
Teaching Staff: John Leckie, Dr Sara Buttsworth

HISTORY 91F S1 FOUNDATION HISTORY 1

A survey of New Zealand history (primarily since 1769), with particular emphasis on the interaction between the European world and the indigenous tribes. In this course you will gain skills in reading for meaning, critical analysis, essay writing and computer word- processing.

HISTORY 92F S2 FOUNDATION HISTORY 2

A survey of New Zealand social history from 1870 to the end of World War II.Themes and topics include: Māori strategies of survival, Vogel, the Liberals, women, work and the labour movement, the Depression, war, and the first Labour Government.HISTORY 92F builds on the skills introduced in HISTORY 91F, especially researching a topic and the formulation and presentation of balanced and substantiated argument.

Assessment (Semester One)

Coursework: 100% (in-class assignments 10%, peer-wise 10%, oral history project 30%, 1 x formal essay (1200 words) 30%, 1 x test 20%

Assessment (Semester Two)

Coursework: 60% (peer-wise 10%), (2 x formal essays of 1200 words each 25% each to equal 50%)
Final examination: 40% (2 hours)