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HSC History Extension: writing the project

HSC History Extension: writing the project

Join us for a NEW HSC History seminar focusing on writing the project.
history extension writing wirkshop brand with mitchel library and museums nsw in background
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6 March 2024 3:30pm to 5pm


Student Admission: $15.00
Teacher Admission: $15.00



This interactive online seminar is presented by Museums of History NSW and the State Library of NSW.   

There will be two focus areas: 

Jonathon Dallimore will assist students to whittle down the scope of their research question, refining big ideas to an achievable and tangible focus. 

Jonathon Dallimore is currently working as the Executive Officer (Professional Services) for the History Teachers’ Association of NSW. He is the author of various HSC History texts including Russia and the USSR, 1917 – 41 (HTA NSW, 2020), Conflict in Indochina (Cengage, 2018) and a contributor to the History Extension Resource Book 2nd Ed. (HTA NSW, 2020). Jonathon was a recipient of a NSW Premier’s Scholarship (2016) which took him to Russia for the centenary of the Russian Revolution and an Andrew Dennis Scholarship (UNSW, 2017) which took him to complete fieldwork on the former Thai-Burma Railway. He currently teaches History Methods at the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong.   

Michelle Kennedy will interrogate high-quality examples of past student’s writing samples, identifying methods to compose a well-structured and engaging major work. 

Michelle Kennedy is the current Head of HSIE at North Sydney Girls High School. She has taught Ancient, Modern and Extension History for 25 years and is a regular presenter at HTANSW conferences and HSC study days. Michelle has worked on History Extension syllabus development and program writing for NESA and is a contributor to the History Extension Resource Book 2nd Ed. (HTA NSW, 2020) and HTA Ancient History Study Guide (HTA NSW, 2019). Michelle has 20 years’ experience marking the HSC and was the Supervisor of Marking for History Extension in the period 2018-2023. 

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW. 


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