Modern History: The Industrial Revolution to The Digital Revolution - 1815-2022
In this ongoing course, your learners will be introduced to the most significant events of the last c. 200 years, including WWI, WWII, Political Systems, Technology, Empires, Colonialism and Decolonisation, Globalisation, and many more.
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Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
No prior knowledge is required to take this course. Each week can be taken as a standalone topic, however, together they paint a complete picture of our recent history. Week 1: Beginning May 8th 2023 - What is History? - Introduction to the Study of History Week 2: Beginning May 15th 2023 - The Nineteenth Century - The Defeat of Napoleon - The British Empire - Colonialism - Political Systems - Globalisation Week 3: Beginning May 22nd 2023 - The Nineteenth Century - The Industrial...
Learners will understand how these events of the last 200+ years have shaped our society today as we know it, and continue to influence our unfolding future. Learners will find out how to critically evaluate the political movements and theories, and the scientific discoveries, from both a histographic standpoint and a contemporary understanding, of the last two centuries.
I have degrees, post-graduate, and professional qualifications in the following: - Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology & History - A1 First-Class Honours in Archaeology - Member of AAA (Australian Archaeological Association) - Member of ASHA (Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology) - PhD Candidate in Archaeology (Full Scholarship) - Academic Medal in Undergraduate Coursework - Winner of the Robert Mays Memorial Prize for North Queensland History - Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society - I have co-authored published articles in professional archaeological journals - I have delivered speeches at the Australiasian Mining History Association - Winner of the Best Poster Presentation at AAA - TESOL (150-Hours) Professional Certificate through Arizona State University I am also a homeschool father of multiple children. We have always homeschooled and participated in distance education. We came to Outschool in 2018 as learners, and now I am excited to also teach on this platform. I understand the needs of parents of learners here as I am one myself. Further, I am a native English speaker.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
I will use Google Slides to screen share information during the live classes. Learners will not need to access the internet outside of Outschool for this course.
-Kegley, Charles. W., and Eugene, R. Wittkopf, World Politics: Trends and Transformations. (10th ed.). Southbank: Thomas Learning Australia, 2006. -Argus, Melbourne, 13 July, 1857. -Argus, Melbourne, 14 July, 1857. -Crotty, M., & Eklund, E 2003 Australia to 1901. Selected readings in the making of a nation. Tertiary Press, Croydon. -Macintyre, S 2009 A concise history of Australia. Third edition. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne. -Ovens and Murray Advertiser quoted in Age, Melbourne, 20 May, 1857. -Queensland Parliamentary Debates, 1876, vol. XX, pp. 376-77 in F. Crowley (ed.) Colonial Australia, Volume 3. Nelson, Melbourne, 1980. -Rienits, R, & Rienits, T 1969 A pictorial history of Australia. Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, Feltham. -Report of Special Commissioner, W. D. Campbell, 20 May, 1862; in New South Wales, Legislative Assembly, Votes and Proceedings, 1862, vol. IV, pp. 11-12 in F. Crowley (ed.) Colonial Australia, Volume 2. Nelson, Melbourne, 1980. -Sydney Morning Herald, 20 July, 1861. -W.R.O. Hill, Forty-Five Years’ Experiences in North Queensland 1861 to 1905. With a Few Incidents in England 1844 to 1861, Brisbane, 1907, pp. 68-71 in F. Crowley (ed.) Colonial Australia, Volume 3. Nelson, Melbourne, 1980.
I am a homeschool father of multiple children and an archaeologist in Queensland, Australia.
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21 total reviews
61 completed classes
I am a homeschool father of multiple children. We have always homeschooled and participated in distance education. We came to Outschool in 2018 as learners, and now I am excited to also teach on this platform. I understand the needs of parents of...
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