HIS121

History 121 - Ngā Tāhuhu Kōrero 121

Course Description

Students will gain a greater understanding of the world we live in. Students will study historical documents, cartoons, video documentaries, films, old newspapers, maps, graphs, charts, and diagrams to develop an understanding of twentieth century world history. Students will be assessed through resource analysis, essay writing and research. Topics for 2022 include Black Civil Rights in USA and NZ Nuclear Free.  

This Level 1 course is semester based and students can choose to take one or both semesters of the course.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91002 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91003 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.3 - Interpret sources of an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91005 v3
NZQA Info
History 1.5 - Describe the causes and consequences of an historical event
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0