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ONLINE MEETINGS AND EVENTS

HTANSW's online events are conducted through Zoom. System or device requirements to participate in a Zoom meeting are minimal. Full details are available here.

Participants will need a reliable internet connection and a relatively recent computer or device that allows access to a microphone, speaker and video. Mobile device users may need to download a Zoom app before joining a meeting. Ensure that any network or system internet controls allow participation OR use a personal computer.

Members Only: Webinars will be limited to HTANSW members only. A current year HTANSW member number is required for registration.

Capacity: Most online events will have a limited capacity. Every effort will be made to repeat events where there is high demand.

NESA Registration: When an event is NESA endorsed, participants who wish to register NESA accredited hours must provide their NESA number when registering.

 

How to participate in an HTANSW online event:

  1. Register using the appropriate link in the schedule below.
  2. To complete registration you will need a regularly checked email address, a current HTANSW member number and the ability to pay via Credit Card or PayPal (if there is a registration fee).
  3. Once registered, participants will be emailed a link that will allow them to join the meeting at the scheduled time. (Cancel a registration using the link in the registration notification email BEFORE the start of a webinar. There will be no refunds after the event for non-attendance).
  4. Join the meeting at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start time and ensure that your microphone, speaker and video (optional) are working effectively.
  5. Each participant needs to register individually.
  6. To avoid echo, only one microphone should be in use at any location.

 

HTANSW ONLINE EVENTS 2020

22 July 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm NOTE: NOT NESA ENDORSED
Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington: Historiography
and Current Work

Professor Marnie Hughes Warrington will be interviewed by HTANSW's Paul Kiem. Questions will survey a number of historiographical issues before focusing on Marnie's current work for her next book, Machine-Made Histories. Marnie, an internationally recognised scholar in the field of historiography, is Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Enterprise) at the University of South Australia. She is also HTANSW’s Patron. This webinar will incorporate elements of the Keynote Address Marnie had been due to deliver at the 2020 HTANSW State Conference.  

REGISTRATION DETAILS HERE

29 July 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Writing quality Ancient History Responses - for those new to teaching Ancient History

Straightforward strategies for encouraging students to approach HSC questions with confidence: from analysing the demands of the questions to integrating sources and evidence to support responses, from short paragraph answers to extended responses that sustain a judgement or argument.

Presenter: Kate Cameron

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5 August 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Introduction to History Extension Part 1

HTANSW’s Introduction to Extension Day, regularly scheduled for August, has been adapted to this three-part webinar course. Attendance at all three parts is advised, especially for those new to Extension, but not essential. Part 1 will deal with an overview, the Project and some suggestions for programming, assessment and resources.

Presenter: Dr Paul Kiem

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12 August 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Introduction to History Extension Part 2

HTANSW’s Introduction to Extension Day, regularly scheduled for August, has been adapted to this three-part webinar course. Attendance at all three parts is advised, especially for those new to Extension, but not essential. Part 2 will deal with Constructing History: Key Questions.

Presenter: Dr Paul Kiem

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19 August 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Introduction to History Extension Part 3

HTANSW’s Introduction to Extension Day, regularly scheduled for August, has been adapted to this three-part webinar course. Attendance at all three parts is advised, especially for those new to Extension, but not essential. Part 3 will deal in general with Constructing History: Case Studies and HSC assessment.

Presenter: Dr Paul Kiem

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26 August 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Continuity and Change in the Reign of Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut’s reign, while remarkable for its many innovations, was also deeply rooted in tradition. In developing and consolidating the concept of Egyptian kingship, Hatshepsut looked not only to earlier New Kingdom traditions, but also back to many time-honoured conventions of the Old and Middle Kingdoms. This webinar will consider some significant aspects of continuity and change in her reign.

Presenter: Toni Hurley

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2 September 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Iran Part 1 - An overview of the National Study

This webinar will provide teachers with the opportunity to gain confidence in teaching Iran as a National Study. A suggested approach to the unit will be provided, along with suggested resources suitable for a range of learning needs. Attendance at Part 1 and Part 2 Iran webinars is suggested but not essential.

Presenter: Emily Shanahan

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9 September 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
Iran Part 2 - Historiographical Approaches

This webinar explores a range of historiographical approaches for consideration when teaching Iran as a National Study. In addition, a range of primary sources will be explored, providing examples of using media from the time to inform learning. Attendance at Part 1 and Part 2 Iran webinars is suggested but not essential.

Presenter: Emily Shanahan

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16 September 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
The Nature of Nazi Ideology

What do Richard Wagner, the lost city of Atlantis, and shovels have in common? They were all foundational in the creation of Nazi Ideology. This session will provide critical foundations for those teaching Power and Authority in the Modern World by extrapolating the complex intellectual history of the ideas central to the NSDAP. By demonstrating the varied origins of Nazi ideas as well key thinkers involved the shaping of the ideology, this session will explain exactly where the Nazi ideology came from and how key ideas spread within the party hierarchy. This complex intellectual history is not only critical in comprehending the formulation of core Nazi Ideology, but it is also crucial in understanding the ideological subtext of primary source materials that students may encounter in the HSC exam.

Presenter: Breann Fallon, Sydney Jewish Museum

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23 September 2020 (Wednesday), 4.00-5.00pm
An Introduction to Conflict in Europe 1935-1945

A guide for teacher’s seeking to develop an effective pathway to navigate the wide scope of the Conflict in Europe unit. This webinar will focus on developing an understanding of the content of Conflict in Europe, historiography and appropriate resources, as well as preparing students for the HSC examination.

Presenter: Tom Dunwoodie

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