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1.0 The making of the modern world: an overview
1.1 What factors affected the movement of peoples from 1750 to 1918?
1.2 How did new ideas and technological developments contribute to change from 1750 - 1918?
1.3 How did imperialism impact on the making of the modern world?
1.4 What was the significance of World War I?
Making a better world?
o Progressive ideas and movements*
1 What progressive ideas and movements developed from 1750 - 1918?
2 How did capitalism/socialism influence societies in Australia and around the world?
* Choose from capitalism or socialism
2.0 The Industrial Revolution
2.1 What innovations led to the Industrial Revolution?
2.2 How did the Industrial Revolution change the lives of people?
2.3 What impacts did the Industrial Revolution have around the world?
3.0 Movement of peoples
3.1 What events influences the movement of peoples around the world?
3.2 How did the movement of peoples affect the lives of slaves, convicts and free settlers?
3.3 What were the short and long-term impacts of the movement of peoples?
Australia and Asia
o Asia and the world*
1 How was society in China/Japan/India organised between 1750 - 1918?
2 How was Chinese/Japanese/Indian society influenced by world events and cultures around the start of the twentieth century?
* Choose from China, Japan or India
4.0 Making a nation
4.1 Why were colonies established in Australia and who was affected?
4.2 What was life in Australia like at the start of the twentieth century?
4.3 How did key events and ideas influence the development of Australia?
5.0 World War I
5.1 What were the causes of World War I?
5.2 How and where was World War I fought?
5.3 What wre the impacts of World War I at home in Australia?
5.4 How is World War I remembered and commemorated?
Richard Smith is a history teacher at Melbourne Grammar School. He has worked in government and independent schools for over 35 years in both administrative and teaching roles. Richard is presently the Treasurer of the History Teachers Association of Victoria and is immediate-past president. He chairs the National History Challenge for the History Teachers' Association of Australia of which he is a past vice-president and treasurer. In 2010 Richard was honoured with the presentation of the HTAV award for Outstanding contribution to the teaching and learning of history and to the HTAV.
Geraldine Carrodus has taught History in Victorian schools for over forty years. She was an examiner in Australian History from the 1970s and was Chair of the Setting Panel and Chief Assessor from 2000 until 2005. She has written or co-written a number of History texts used in schools and has been a regular speaker at HTAV conferences for students and teachers. Geraldine had been part of the consultation process on the Australian Curriculum over the past two years. In 2006, Geraldine was honoured with the presentation of an HTAV award for Excellent and Sustained Contribution to the Teaching and Learning of History and to the HTAV
Tim Delany has taught in a number of Government schools in Australia and England. He has contributed to a number of texts relating to History and International Studies and has managed curriculum projects for the Department of Education in Victoria and for Social Education Victoria (SEV). He is currently Principal of Newborough Primary School in Gippsland, Victoria.
Associate Professor Tony Taylor has played a pivotal role in the shaping of history education in Australia. In 1999 he was appointed Director of the Australian Government’s National Inquiry into the Teaching and Learning of History and, from 2001–2006, he was Director of the Australian Government’s National Centre for History Education. Recently, Tony has been involved in the development of the Australian Curriculum for History.
Dr Carmel Young is a History consultant with Oxford and has taught History Curriculum and Methods at the University of Sydney. With Tony Taylor, she wrote History: A guide to the teaching and learning of history in Australian schools.
Kate McArthur has taught History and English in Victorian schools for the last 12 years, and has written or contributed to a number of texts relating to History and Literacy. She has also worked as a Literacy Coach for the Victorian Department of Education and Training for 3 years, and is currently an Assistant Principal at Hume Central Secondary College.