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Researching Local History Level 3

Open Study College
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399 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Unit 1: What is local history (GLH: 25)

  • Clarify what local history is
  • Ways in which people get involved with local history
  • History of local history, and its significance to the broader field
  • State of military technology pre-war

Unit 2: Using Sources (GLH: 25)

  • Types of sources available
  • Value of each type of source
  • Potential drawbacks with sources
  • Analyse a source

Unit 3: Using Local Archives (GLH: 25)

  • Local archive system
  • How key features of a local archive can be used
  • How local archives are used by local historians
  • Rules and polices for using archives
  • Plan an archive visit

Unit 4: Sources for local history (GLH: 25)

  • The sources that are the most useful to local historians
  • Different types of sources can be found
  • Which sources are useful in answering a range of different questions
  • Location of useful sources
  • Issues with different sources

Unit 5: Writing and publishing (GLH: 25)

  • Creating a plan for a written piece
  • Characteristics of a well written history
  • Importance of referencing and source citation
  • Options for publishing your work, both physically and online

Unit 6: Putting it all together (GLH: 25)

  • Producing an outline for a local history study
  • Creating a research plan for a project
  • The broader role which local history plays in the historical field
  • Ways in which they can take their study further
  • Extrapolate employability options in the field of local history

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Pay Now: GBP 399.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 74.85 with a deposit of GBP
49.90 totalling 499

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