Key Features of Modern History 2 Year 12 Student book + obook assess

Fifth Edition

Bernie Howitt, Bruce Dennett, Chris Kenna, Hamish Bragg, Stephen Dixon

Key Features of Modern History 2 Year 12 Student book + obook assess

Fifth Edition

Bernie Howitt, Bruce Dennett, Chris Kenna, Hamish Bragg, Stephen Dixon

ISBN:

9780190311896

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

16 Oct 2018

Availability:

999

Series:

$71.95 AUD

$82.99 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.

Key Features of Modern History 2 5E Year 12 offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond, providing unparalleled depth and coverage in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand and easy-to-master format.

Key features include:

  • Explicit alignment to the Modern History Stage 6 syllabus.
  • In-depth and appropriately levelled content developed by trusted expert teachers.
  • Simplified chapter structure with content organised into manageable double-page topics.
  • Clear, unambiguous language supported by plenty of visuals.
  • obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support, including answers to every question in the book, videos, teacher notes, exam preparation support and more.
  • Innovative and intuitive chapter features such as ‘Focus questions’, ‘Key concepts and skills’, ‘Learning goals’ and ‘Understanding and using the sources’
  • Check your learning’ questions’ for each topic allow students to review and expand on what they have learned.
  • A ‘Profile’ feature included for each chapter allows for more in-depth learning about a historically significant person, event or phenomenon.

Contents

PART A: CORE STUDY
Chapter 1:        Power and authority in the modern world 1919–1946

PART B: NATIONAL STUDIES

Chapter 2:       Australia 1918–1949 [obook only chapter]
Chapter 3:       India 1942–1984 [obook only chapter]

Chapter 4:        Japan 1904–1937
Chapter 5:        Russia and the Soviet Union 1917–1941
Chapter 6:        USA 1919–1941

PART C: PEACE AND CONFLICT

Chapter 7:        Conflict in Indochina 1954–1979
Chapter 8:        Conflict in the Pacific 1937–1951
Chapter 9:        Conflict in Europe 1935–1945
Chapter 10:      The Cold War 1945–1991

PART D: CHANGE IN THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 11:     The Cultural Revolution to Tiananmen Square 1966–1989 [obook only chapter]
Chapter 12:      Civil Rights in the USA 1945–1968
Chapter 13:      The Nuclear Age 1945–2011
Chapter 14:      Apartheid in South Africa 1960–1994

Note:  Table of contents subject to change prior to publication

Authors

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.

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.

Chris Kenna
Dr Chris Kenna has a PhD in History and postgraduate qualifications also in Education and Literary Studies. An experienced university tutor and federal public servant, Chris has previously worked for an Indigenous-governed organisation in central Australia and as an aid official posted in Bangladesh. He now teaches History and English at Hawker College in Canberra. Chris is a member of the ACT and NSW History Teachers’ Associations and was recognised as the ACT Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2015.

Hamish Bragg
Hamish Bragg has extensive experience teaching and marking HSC Modern History. He has a Masters of Research in Australian Second World War History and a Masters of International Relations. Hamish has presented professional learning seminars for the History Teachers Association of NSW and the NSW Association of Independent Schools. He was awarded a Gandel Scholarship in holocaust education in 2014. Hamish currently teaches History at St Aloysius College, Sydney.

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.

Student Resources

This resource includes a physical copy of the Student book and access to obook assess: a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime, on any device. 

obook assess provides Students with access to:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Australia’s most experienced Modern History teachers designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Teacher Resources

This resource is supported by the Key Features of Modern History 2 Teacher obook assess (ISBN: 9780190311933).

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 resources for teachers:

  • detailed course planners and teacher notes
  • answers to all questions and assessment tasks in the Student book
  • printable (and editable) practice exams
  • a guide to the HSC exam.

With obook assess, teachers can:

  • monitor student progress and results graphs
  • set in-platform assessment tasks and the ability to create groups and tailor instructions to meet the different needs of abilities of different students
  • view all available content and resources in one place.

Teachers will also have access to the following Student resources via obook assess:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Australia’s most experienced Ancient History teachers designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

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