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Retroactive 9 Australian Curriculum for History provides an engaging and in-depth coverage of the new Australian Curriculum for History. Designed to develop students' understanding of key historical concepts and inquiry skills, the text integrates an authoritative coverage of topic content with a stimulating range of sources and graded activities. Features: * Overview chapters including links to relevant units in the depth study electives where units are based on the main content areas in each overview * Depth study chapters provide a detailed coverage of the content descriptions in each elective * An in-depth coverage of curriculum content integrated with stimulating sources and structured activities to give students the resources to thoroughly investigate these key historical concepts * A skills and understanding review at the end of depth study chapters to give students further skills practice * A dedicated ICT activities spread for each chapter which highlights all the ICT resources in eBookPLUS Retroactive 9 Australian Curriculum for History eBookPLUS - an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (
Maureen Anderson is the author of chapters 2, 3, 5 and 9. Maureen has taught history for over 25 years, including periods as department Head at Kambala, Rose Bay and Rosebank College, Five Dock. She has contributed to syllabus writing for the NSW Board of Studies, taught within the Teacher Education Program at Macquarie University and worked as a consultant to the Powerhouse Museum. Maureen co-authored Medieval Quest; Challenge, Change and Continuity; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History; Retroactive 1 and Retroactive 2 all for New South Wales syllabuses. She was also co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 1--4 for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSEfor Queensland 2 & 3. Maureen has a BA (Hons) in History and an MA (Education). Ian Keese is the author of chapters 4 and 6. Ian has taught history for 30 years, including 25 years as a head teacher. He is a co-author of Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History and Medieval Quest for the New South Wales syllabuses. Ian has also contributed to the Macquarie Study Dictionary and has published journal articles, chapters in books and online articles on a range of history and education topics. He now lives in Melbourne and is a member of the HTAV. Ian has a BA (Hons) in History and a BSc in Biological Science. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators. Anne Low is the author of chapters 1, 7, 8 and 10. Anne has taught history and English for over 25 years, including two years in Papua New Guinea, and is currently at Freshwater Senior Campus. She has worked on secondment to Training and Development for the Department of Education. Anne is co-author of Ancient Quest; Modern Quest; Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Challenge, Change and Continuity and Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History for the New South Wales syllabuses, as well as co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 3 & 4for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSE for Queensland 2 & 3. Her qualifications include an MA (Modern History of the Asia--Pacific region). Kate Harvey is the author of chapter 2. Kate has taught history for over 30 years, with teaching qualifications from the University of Sydney and Sydney Teachers' College. She has taught in high schools in Australia and Northern Ireland, including St Mary's Cathedral College, Sydney.
Anne Low, Ian Keese, Kate Harvey, Maureen Anderson
John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
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