Key Features of Modern History 1 Year 11 Student book + obook assess

Fifth Edition

Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Stephen Dixon, Angela Wong

Key Features of Modern History 1 Year 11 Student book + obook assess

Fifth Edition

Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Stephen Dixon, Angela Wong

ISBN:

9780190310462

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

15 Dec 2017

Availability:

999

Series:

$69.95 AUD

$79.99 NZD

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Description

New South Wales’ most trusted Modern History series has been updated for the 2018 Modern History Stage 6 syllabus. The first of a two-volume series, Key Features of Modern History 1 offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond. 

Authors Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Stephen Dixon and Angela Wong bring their years of classroom, curriculum and academic experience to the fifth edition of Key Features of Modern History 1 and provide unparalleled depth and coverage in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand and easy-to-master format.

Key enhancements
Teachers and students alike will experience immediate benefit from the enhancements offered in this new edition.

  • All content has been explicitly aligned to the Modern History Stage 6 syllabus (Year 11).
  • Trusted, in-depth and appropriately levelled content has been developed by expert teachers.
  • All chapters follow a new, simplified structure with content organised into manageable double-page topics.
  • The language is clear and unambiguous, supported by plenty of visuals.
  • obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support, including answers to every question in the book, teacher notes, assessment support and more.

A pathway to success for every student
A range of new chapter features will give students of all abilities the best chance at experiencing success in Modern History.

  • New: ‘Focus questions’, ‘Key concepts and skills’, and ‘Learning goals’ are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter to guide teachers and students through the content.
  • New: ‘Check your learning’ questions for each topic allow students to review and expand on what they have learned.
  • New: ‘Understanding and using the sources’ questions throughout each chapter enhance student understanding of how to use and critically analyse historical sources.
  • New: A ‘Profile’ for each chapter allows for more in-depth learning about a historically significant person, event or phenomenon.
  • New: Bolstered by a digital platform, teachers will be equipped with an array of resources to effectively deliver the course, and students will be able to interact with content using a variety of digital tools, making for an engaging and enjoyable history lesson.

Contents

PART A: INVESTIGATING MODERN HISTORY – THE NATURE OF MODERN HISTORY

Chapter 1 The investigation of historic sites and sources: The trenches of World War I and the archaeology of Fromelles
Chapter 2 The contestability of the past: Pearl Harbor
Chapter 3 The construction of modern histories: the Holocaust
Chapter 4 History and memory: autobiography
Chapter 5 The representation and commemoration of the past: film, television and history
Chapter 6 Historical investigation

PART B: INVESTIGATING MODERN HISTORY – CASE STUDIES

Chapter 7 Terrorism
Chapter 8 The American Civil War
Chapter 9 The decline and fall of the Romanov dynasty
Chapter 10 The Cuban Revolution
Chapter 11 The Boxer Rebellion in China
Chapter 12 The origins of the Arab–Israeli conflict

PART C: THE SHAPING OF THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 13 World War I
Chapter 14 The French Revolution
Chapter 15 The age of imperialism

Authors

Bruce Dennett
Dr Bruce Dennett has a PhD in History and a Masters Degree in Education. He is currently lecturing at Notre Dame University and contributes on a freelance basis to Macquarie University’s teacher education program. Bruce has more than forty years’ experience teaching Ancient and Modern History in New South Wales secondary schools and at university level. Bruce is an active member of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and has been awarded the Premier’s History Teaching Scholarship twice. Bruce has worked on all five editions of Key Features of Modern History.

Bernie Howitt
Bernie Howitt is currently a lecturer in History and Society & Culture Methods in the School of Education at the University of NSW. Bernie has been teaching History since the 1970s and is the winner of two NSW Premier’s History scholarships. He has worked on syllabus development for both the Board of Studies NSW and ACARA and is one of the lead authors of Oxford University Press’ popular junior history series Insight History for New South Wales.

Stephen Dixon
Stephen Dixon has had a long career teaching all aspects of history across Years 7−12 in New South Wales. He has co-authored several textbooks for both the junior and senior History curriculum. He has extensive experience in the teaching and marking of HSC Modern History and was a regular lecturer for the HTANSW for many years. In 2006 he won a NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship to study aspects of World War II on the home front in the United Kingdom.

Angela Wong
Angela Wong has been involved in educational publishing for around 20 years, working with teachers in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland to help produce texts in all the Years 7 to 12 learning areas. Angela has previously co-authored Oxford University Press’ junior history series Insight History for New South Wales.

Student Resources

obook assess is a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime on any device.

Students can:

  • access their Student book
  • access rich, interactive content
  • access work assigned by their teacher: reading, homework, tests and assignments.

Your Key Features of Modern History 1 obook assess will include:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with notetaking and bookmarking functionality
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Australia’s most experienced Modern History teachers
  • interactive auto-correcting multiple-choice quizzes.

obook assess is available with the printed Student book or as a digital download.

Teacher Resources

This resource is supported by the Key Features of Modern History 1 Teacher obook assess (ISBN: 9780190310493).

Teacher obook assess is available FREE to booklisting schools or schools that purchase a class set of 25 or more copies. Contact your Oxford Education Consultant via www.oup.com.au/contact to discuss your requirements and request a demonstration.

obook assess is a cloud-based obook that teachers and students can use anywhere, anytime on any device.

Students can:

  • access their Student book
  • access rich, interactive content
  • access work assigned by their teacher: reading, homework, tests and assignments.

Teachers can:

  • set up classes
  • access editable tests
  • set assignments
  • monitor progress and graph results
  • view all available content and resources in one place.

Targeted teaching can be achieved by creating groups within classes and assigning work or tailor instructions to meet the different needs and abilities of different students.

Your Key Features of Modern History 1 obook assess will include:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with notetaking and bookmarking functionality
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Australia’s most experienced Modern History teachers
  • interactive auto-correcting multiple-choice quizzes.

In addition to the student resources, teachers also receive:

  • course planners and teacher notes
  • answers to every question in the Student book
  • printable (and editable) class tests with answers
  • practice exams with answers.

The Teacher obook assess is only available as a digital download and is FREE to booklisting schools or schools that purchase a class set of 25 or more copies.

Contact your sales representative to see if you qualify for a free Teacher obook assess.

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