Details for Producing Christian History

This subject builds on students skills and knowledge of the theories and practices of Christian history. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the major issues and challenges involved in producing public and professional Christian history, the methods and skills used by historians, the interaction of the historian with the wider society and use this knowledge to better appreciate the historian’s place in history and society, and the particular challenges facing the Christian historian and the strengths and limitations of producing Christian history. Students will apply advanced research skills in Christian history and will produce publishable historical research for a contemporary audience.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: HIS602
  • Credit points: 20
  • Subject coordinator: Mark Hutchinson

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Producing Christian History

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Outcomes

  1. Display a detailed understanding of the major issues and challenges involved in producing public and professional Christian history;
  2. Critically evaluate the methods and skills used by historians, including those used to study key figures, movements, issues and time periods;
  3. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the interaction of the historian with the wider society and use this knowledge to better appreciate the historian’s place in history and society;
  4. Display an appreciation of the particular challenges facing the Christian historian and the strengths and limitations of producing Christian history;
  5. Exhibit an advanced ability to research the historical record from primary and secondary sources and critically analyse the results;
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in producing publishable historical research for a contemporary audience.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (Two weeks (not necessarily consecutive): 7 hours per day for 10 days = 70 class hours + 170 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks.)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Postings (25%)
  • Draft Research Proposal (25%)
  • Major Essay (50%)