History education 730

Module code HIE 730
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

The module aims to examine and debate the nature of African History and how it manifests itself within African and non-African school contexts. Selected issues related to the teaching of African History such as Eurocentrism; African scepticism; Gender; Racism; African indigenous historical knowledge; postcolonialism; decolonisation and the nature of historical evidence on Africa will be engaged with. In the process methodologies, policies and theories to teach African History effectively will be explored.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Humanities Education
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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