HISTY200-23B (HAM)

Pacific History

15 Points

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Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: monique.mulder@waikato.ac.nz

Placement/WIL Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

: em.pooley@waikato.ac.nz

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How this paper will be taught

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Lectures will be recorded on Panopto if you are unable to make it some weeks, but in-person attendance is the best way to learn as the class will involve activities and discussion.

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Required Readings

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Each week, students should read the set reading/s (and complete the Moodle quiz in alternate weeks) before tutorial. These readings will help you engage with the course themes in greater depth, as well as reflect on the practices of historical research and analysis.

For all required reading materials, see Waikato Reading List for HISTY200 via the Library. A link to the reading list will also be available on Moodle.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Explain the main patterns of cross-cultural contact and imperial rule across the Pacific from the 16th to the 20th century
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  • Analyse some of the ways in which indigenous cultures and histories shaped responses to imperial intrusion
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  • Think through the different vantage points of various historical actors, including islanders, newcomers, and imperial agents
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  • Critically assess the value of different primary and secondary sources relating to Pacific history
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Reading and source exercises
Average of Best ( 10 )
20
2. Week one - quiz on course outline
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Week two - short written reflection
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  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
4. Week three - quiz
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Week four - short written analysis
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  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
6. Week five - quiz
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Week six - short written analysis
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  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
8. Week nine - quiz
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
9. Week ten - short written analysis
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  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
10. Week eleven - quiz
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
11. Week twelve - short written analysis
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  • Hand-in: In Tutorial
12. Week thirteen - quiz
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  • Online: Submit through Moodle
13. Week fourteen - short written reflection
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  • In Class: In Tutorial
14. Essay plan and annotated bibliography
22 Aug 2023
11:00 AM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
15. Research essay
22 Sep 2023
11:00 AM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
16. Reflective essay
17 Oct 2023
12:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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