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Family history enters the academy

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Harman, KE, Family history enters the academy, Teaching Exchange, Social History Society, Lancaster, 5 September 2018 (2018) [Internal Newsletter]


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Abstract

A decade ago, the University of Tasmania’s history discipline decided to diversify its undergraduate offerings to attract more students. At the time, it was clear that family history had become one of the most in vogue pastimes in the western world. Recently in the United States of America, for example, family history ranked second only to gardening in popularity. It therefore seemed a fairly obvious choice to create a new undergraduate unit focused on family history.

Item Details

Item Type:Internal Newsletter
Keywords:family history, University of Tasmania, teaching, undergraduate
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Historical Studies not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Author:Harman, KE (Dr Kristyn Harman)
ID Code:128319
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-09-13
Last Modified:2018-09-24
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