Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 9 AC Student obook assess (code card)

Student digital licence: 12 months

Mark Easton, Geraldine Carrodus, Tim Delany, Kate McArthur, Richard Smith

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 9 AC Student obook assess (code card)

Student digital licence: 12 months

Mark Easton, Geraldine Carrodus, Tim Delany, Kate McArthur, Richard Smith

ISBN:

9780195522174

Binding:

obook code (card)

Published:

2 Dec 2013

Availability:

230

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Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History

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Description

obook provides an interactive electronic version of the Student book in an easy-to-read format. It features multimedia links, interactive learning objects, videos, note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking tools, and live question blocks. obook is compatible with laptops, iPads, tablets and IWBs, and also offers page view (in flipbook format) that can be used offline.

assess is an indispensable online assessment tool. Explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum, it drives student progress through tailored instruction. Teachers can track the status of assignments, monitor progress with auto-marking assessments, or construct customised tests from the testbank using varied question levels and question types.

This title will be delivered as a physical Code Card.

Oxford Big Ideas Geography | History Australian Curriculum provides complete coverage of Australian Curriculum: Geography and Australian Curriculum: History across Years 7 to 10.

Each level is packaged in a way that:

  • supports the full delivery of all course content within the available class time
  • enables teachers to adopt a semesterised approach or deliver discrete year-long courses
  • provides Years 7 & 8 Civics & Citizenship and Commerce units for schools (in digital format only)

Contents

GEOGRAPHY

The geographer’s toolkit – concepts and skills

Unit 1 Biomes and food security
Chapter 1 Growing food

1.1 What are the world’s biomes?
1.2 Why do some biomes produce more food than others?
1.3 What are the environmental impacts of food production?

Chapter 2 Food security: Feeding a hungry world
2.1 Why is food security important?
2.2 What are the main threats to food security?
2.3 How can we improve food security?

Unit 2 Geographies of interconnections
Chapter 3 Connecting people and places

3.1 How do people perceive places?
3.2 How do people connect to different people and places?
3.3 How does trade connect people and places?

Chapter 4 The effects of global connections

4.1 What effects does global trade have on people?
4.2 What effects does global trade have on places?
4.3 What effects does international tourism have on people and places?


HISTORY

The historian’s toolkit – concepts and skills

Overview 1 Making a better world?

Depth study 1 Making a better world
Progressive ideas and movements [obook only chapter]
1 What progressive ideas and movements developed from 1750 to 1918?
2 What is capitalism and how has it influenced societies in Australia and the world?
3 What is socialism and how has it influenced societies in Australia and the world?

Chapter 5 The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution: a timeline
5.1 How did new technology make the modern world?
5.2 How did changing technology affect people’s lives?
5.3 What is the impact of changing technology on societies?

Chapter 6 Movement of peoples
Movement of peoples: a timeline
6.1 What events influenced the movement of peoples around the world?
6.2 How did the movement of peoples affect the lives of slaves, convicts and free settlers?
6.3 What were the short- and long- term impacts of the movement of peoples?

Overview 2 Australia and Asia

Depth study 2 Australia and Asia
Asia and the world
China [obook only chapter]
1 What were the key features of Chinese society around 1750?
2 How did Chinese society change as a result of contact with Western powers?
3 How was Chinese society influenced by world events and how did China interact with the world at the start of the 20th century?
Japan [obook only chapter]
1 What were the key features of Japanese society around 1750?
2 How did Japanese society change as a result of contact with Western powers?
3 How was Japanese society influenced by world events and how did Japan interact with the world at the start of the 20th century?
India [obook only chapter]
1 What were the key features of Indian society around 1750?
2 How did Indian society change as a result of contact with Western powers?
3 How was Indian society influenced by world events and how did India interact with the world at the start of the 20th century?

Chapter 7 Making a nation
Making a nation: a timeline
7.1 Why were colonies established in Australia and who was affected?
7.2 How did key events and ideas influence the development of Australia?
7.3 What was life in Australia like at the start of the 20th century?

Overview 3 World War I

Depth study 3 World War I
Chapter 8 World War I
World War I: a timeline
8.1 What were the causes of World War I?
8.2 How and where was World War I fought?
8.3 How did World War I affect life at home in Australia?
8.4 How is World War I remembered and commemorated?

Glossary
Index

*assess is available for selected chapters (not available for obook only chapters).

Authors

Mark Easton is Head of the Humanities department at Saint Margaret’s School in Berwick. He has taught Geography, History and English for over twenty years and has contributed to many school textbooks and atlases.

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.

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.

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.