NSW Oxford Insight History: Stage 4 [Student Book + oBook/assess]

  • ISBN: 97801903276538
  • Published: ETA 1 November 2020
  • Audience: Secondary
  • Age- Year: Year 7, Year 8
  • Stages: Stage 4
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Author: Dr Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt and Emily Shanahan
  • RRP: $94.95
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Description

Oxford Insight History for NSW Second edition is an engaging, academically rigorous series that covers all depth studies in the NSW History Syllabus for Stages 4 and 5, presented in both single-year and stage-level formats. The new editions have been fully revsied to feature an explicit focus on developing students understanding of historical skills and source analysis, preparing students for the demands of the recently updated Stage 6 Ancient and Modern History Syllabuses. Featuring coverage of recent events and new historical findings and theories, these new editions also include cse studies that focus on particular events, people and ideas.

Content features

  • Published in both year- and stage-level formats.
  • Explicit focus on historical skills development to prepare your students for senior History success from day one.
  • Coverage of recent events and new historical findings and theories, including case studies that focus on particular events, people and ideas.
  • Complete syllabus coverage, including all depth studies.
  • An in-depth Historian’s toolkit section provides a stand-alone reference for all historical skills and concepts, and can be taught as a seperate unit of work or
    revisited as required.
  • Innovative markbook functionality enables teachers to easily assess, track and report on student progress

Table of Contents (DRAFT)

The Historian’s toolkit: concepts and skills
PART A INVESTIGATING THE ANCIENT PAST: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 1)
Chapter 1 Investigating the ancient past
PART B THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 2)
Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt
Chapter 3 Ancient Greece [obook only chapter]
Chapter 4 Ancient Rome
PART C THE ASIAN WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 3)
Chapter 5 Ancient India [obook only chapter]
Chapter 6 Ancient China
PART D THE WESTERN AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 4)
Chapter 7 The Vikings
Chapter 8 Medieval Europe
Chapter 9 The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
Chapter 10 Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]
PART E THE ASIA–PACIFIC WORLD: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 5)
Chapter 11 The Angkor/Khmer Empire [obook only chapter]
Chapter 12 Japan under the Shoguns
Chapter 13 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific
PART F EXPANDING CONTACTS: AN OVERVIEW (DEPTH STUDY 6)
Chapter 14 Mongol expansion [obook only chapter]
Chapter 15 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
Chapter 16 The Spanish conquest of the Americas
Chapter 17 Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples, colonisation and contact history

About the Authors

Dr Bruce Dennett

Dr Bruce Dennett has a PhD in History and a Master’s Degree in Education. He is currently working as a Tertiary Supervisor for Macquarie University’s School of Education. Bruce has more than forty years’ experience teaching Ancient and Modern History in New South Wales secondary schools and at university level. Bruce is an active member of the History Teachers’ Association of NSW (HTANSW) and has been awarded the Premier’s History Teaching Scholarship twice. As well as authoring Insight History, Bruce is one of the lead authors of Oxford University Press’s popular senior history series Key Features of Modern History.

Bernie Howitt

Bernie Howitt is a former lecturer in History and Society & Culture Methods in the School of Education at the University of NSW. Bernie has been teaching History since the 1970s and is the winner of two NSW Premier’s History scholarships. He has worked on syllabus development for both the Board of Studies NSW and ACARA. As well as authoring Insight History, Bernie is one of the lead authors of Oxford University Press’s popular senior history series Key Features of Modern History.

Emily Shanahan

Emily Shanahan has 15 years’ teaching experience and is currently Director of Co-Curricular at Northern Beaches Christian School. This year she has presented at HTA’s 2019 Teaching History Symposium and the HTANSW state conference, as well as two sessions at the National HTA conference. She has received several academic awards for her Master of Educational Leadership, and was awarded a NSW HTA Premier’s History Scholarship for 2020.

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