Each Threshold Learning Outcome (TLO) below has been divided into a number of subtopics. Those subtopics are expanded by looking at 3 specific questions:
- What do first year history students need to know and do in order to set them on their way to meet the TLOs in their third year?
- What are the barriers to student learning?
- What teaching strategies can we use to help students overcome these barriers?
The Good Practice Guide: First Year History has an overview of this website and specific strategies for teaching History in first year. Download it here.
- Demonstrate an understanding of at least one period or culture of the past.
- Demonstrate an understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches to interpreting the past.
- Show how History and historians shape the present and the future.
- Identify and interpret a wide variety of secondary and primary materials.
- Examine historical issues by undertaking research according to the methodological and ethical conventions of the discipline.
- Analyse historical evidence, scholarship and changing representations of the past.
- Construct an evidence-based argument or narrative in audio, digital, oral, visual or written form.
- Identify and reflect critically on the knowledge and skills developed in their study of History.