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Leaving Certificate History The Revised Syllabus Topics for Study: an Introduction 2004, Session 1

Leaving Certificate History The Revised Syllabus Topics for Study: an Introduction 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) Supporting Leaving Certificate History In-Service Team (HIST)

The role of the topic in the syllabus n n Context within syllabus framework

The role of the topic in the syllabus n n Context within syllabus framework Layout of topic, using example of Ireland the Union, 1815 – 1870. Specified learning outcomes Some comments from the guidelines. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 2

The syllabus framework Working with Evidence n n n Introduction – history and the

The syllabus framework Working with Evidence n n n Introduction – history and the historian Documents – based study Topics for Study n Early Modern OR n Later Modern Research study 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 3

Parts I and II: links n Introduction – history and the historian This will

Parts I and II: links n Introduction – history and the historian This will form the basis for future work on the topics…(Syl 5) n Students will undertake a documentsbased study of one of the syllabus topics…(Syl 5) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 4

Topics for Study n n Choose a field of study, either Early Modern or

Topics for Study n n Choose a field of study, either Early Modern or Later Modern 2 topics from Irish history 2 topics from Europe and the Wider World 1 of these 4 topics will be prescribed for a documents – based study 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 5

Topics for Study 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 6

Topics for Study 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 6

Syllabus Components Working with Evidence Topics (4) from either Early Modern or Later Modern

Syllabus Components Working with Evidence Topics (4) from either Early Modern or Later Modern Field of Study Introduction: history and the historian Ireland 1 Europe and the Wider World 1 2 3 4 5 6 Documents- based Study Research Study 2004, Session 1 b 2 3 Topic 2 prescribed for documents – based study History In-Service Team (HIST) 7

Topic template n Topic to be studied through a range of perspectives n Politics

Topic template n Topic to be studied through a range of perspectives n Politics and administration n Society and economy n Culture, religion and science 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 8

Topic template Perspectives Elements Case studies Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion

Topic template Perspectives Elements Case studies Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion & science Key personalities Key concepts 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 9

Topic template Elements n Viewed through prism of perspectives n Primary means of defining

Topic template Elements n Viewed through prism of perspectives n Primary means of defining specific content n Represent breadth of coverage 2004, Session 1 b (GL) History In-Service Team (HIST) 10

Topic template Perspective Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion & science Elements

Topic template Perspective Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion & science Elements Case studies ? ? ? Key personalities Key concepts 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 11

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 – 1870 Perspective Elements Society and

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 – 1870 Perspective Elements Society and economy The Irish countryside, 1815; economic crisis, 1815 -1850; the Famine; the post-Famine economy; emigration; education; impact of the railways; industrial development in Belfast. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 12

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Politics and

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Politics and administration Administrative and political structures under the Act of Union; O’Connell – the campaigns for Emancipation and Repeal, achievements; the Tithe War; the Poor Law; Young Ireland; government responses to Famine; electoral reform; sectarianism in politics; Fenianism; Liberal reforms. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 13

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Culture, religion

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Culture, religion and science Developments in the creation of cultural and religious identities; the creative arts; developments in science and technology. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 14

Topic template Case studies n Each topic has three associated case studies, each of

Topic template Case studies n Each topic has three associated case studies, each of which involves an in-depth investigation of a particularly significant or representative aspect of an element of the topic (syl 11) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 15

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies ? ? Politics & administration Society & economy

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies ? ? Politics & administration Society & economy ? Culture, religion & science Key personalities Key concepts 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 16

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Society and economy

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Society and economy 2004, Session 1 b Elements The Irish countryside, 1815; economic crisis, 1815 -1850; the Famine; the post-Famine economy; emigration; education; impact of the railways; industrial development in Belfast. Case Studies Private responses to Famine, 18451849 History In-Service Team (HIST) 17

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Case Studies

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Elements Case Studies Politics and administration Administrative and political structures under the Act of Union; O’Connell – the campaigns for Emancipation and Repeal, achievements; the Tithe War; the Poor Law; Young Ireland; government responses to Famine; electoral reform; sectarianism in politics; Fenianism; Liberal reforms. The campaign for Catholic Emancipation, 1823 -1829 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 18

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Culture, religion &

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Culture, religion & science 2004, Session 1 b Elements Developments in the creation of cultural and religious identities; the creative arts; developments in science and technology. Case Studies The Synod of Thurles, 1850, and the Romanisation of the Catholic Church History In-Service Team (HIST) 19

Topic template Key personalities n n n Ten key personalities are listed for each

Topic template Key personalities n n n Ten key personalities are listed for each topic All of those included have relevance to listed elements Not intended as additional elements 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 20

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies Society & economy Politics & administration Culture, religion

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies Society & economy Politics & administration Culture, religion & science Key personalities ? Key concepts 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 21

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 n n Students should

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 n n Students should be aware of the contribution of the following to the developments listed under the elements above: Daniel O’Connell; Thomas Davis; Charles Trevelyan; Charles Kickham; James Stephens; Asenath Nicholson; Mother Mary Aikenhead; Cardinal Paul Cullen; William Carleton; William Dargan. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 22

Topic template Key concepts n listed for each topic, of particular importance for higher

Topic template Key concepts n listed for each topic, of particular importance for higher level students n not intended as additional elements (GL) n develop understanding of main issues in elements 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 23

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion

Topic template Perspective Elements Case studies Politics & administration Society & economy Culture, religion & science Key personalities Key concepts ? 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 24

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Key concepts n Another

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Key concepts n Another “key” to developing understanding will be learning to identify the main issues through a familiarity with certain key concepts: n The Union, sectarianism, Catholic Emancipation, physical force republicanism, laissez- faire, economic depression, dowry, landlordism, famine, nation, ultramontanism, evangelicalism. 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 25

Topics for study: learning outcomes Students at both levels should be able to: n

Topics for study: learning outcomes Students at both levels should be able to: n n recall the main events as set down in the listed elements and, with particular reference to important changes identified therein, show a basic understanding of the main causes and consequences. recognise that historical study is concerned not just with the powerful and influential but also with the ordinary and the anonymous. (syl 13) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 26

Topics for study: learning outcomes Students at both levels should be able to n

Topics for study: learning outcomes Students at both levels should be able to n n n recall issues and events in case studies; give narrative account look at contentious or controversial issues from more than one point of view; particular reference to case studies describe role of key personalities in elements (syl 13) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 27

Topics for study: learning outcomes In addition, Higher Level students should: n recall main

Topics for study: learning outcomes In addition, Higher Level students should: n recall main events; show good understanding of main causes and consequences n recall issues and events in Case Studies; give discursive account n evaluate role of key personalities – awareness of current as well as contemporary attitudes n show understanding of relevance of key concepts to the topic (syl 13) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 28

Key principle revisited Key principle underlying syllabus: n n The study of history should

Key principle revisited Key principle underlying syllabus: n n The study of history should be regarded as an exploration of what historians believe to have happened, based on enquiry into available evidence (syl 8) Exploration – enquiry – evidence 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 29

Key syllabus aims n n To develop an appreciation of the nature and variety

Key syllabus aims n n To develop an appreciation of the nature and variety of historical sources. To develop the ability to think critically. To recognise that the available evidence may be open to more than one valid interpretation. Students should be aware of bias and strive to be objective. (syl 4, 5) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 30

Case studies – objectives n It should be noted that work on the case

Case studies – objectives n It should be noted that work on the case studies has a crucial role to play in the achievement of many of the key syllabus objectives e. g. n n n Understanding of procedural concepts Recognition of nature of historical knowledge Development of evidence handling skills (GL) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 31

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Society and economy

Topic template LMI 1. Ireland the Union, 1815 - 1870 Perspective Society and economy 2004, Session 1 b Elements The Irish countryside, 1815; economic crisis, 1815 -1850; the Famine; the post-Famine economy; emigration; education; impact of the railways; industrial development in Belfast. Case Studies Private responses to Famine, 18451849 History In-Service Team (HIST) 32

Case Study: Document activity Taken from Draft Guidelines, section on case studies 2004, Session

Case Study: Document activity Taken from Draft Guidelines, section on case studies 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 33

Document activity: aims This activity links with key aims: n students should be able

Document activity: aims This activity links with key aims: n students should be able to look at a n contentious or controversial issue from more than one point of view students should learn to evaluate their historical inheritance through the study of history from a variety of perspectives (Syl 4) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 34

Document 1 William Hume writes to William Stanley about responses to famine at local

Document 1 William Hume writes to William Stanley about responses to famine at local level Glen Lodge, Killybegs, 2 nd April 1847 Sir I must confess, as a Landlord (not receiving any rent) my inability to assist my poor tenants in their need. But the plan of the Commissary General, I suppose accords with the views of Government, to procrastinate relief, until starvation and death ensues. This is I assure you the general impression. Your obedient Servant William Hume William Stanley Esquire [Relief Commission Papers, RLFC 3/2/7/8] Courtesy of National Archives, Counties in Time CD Rom 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 35

Document 2 The response of the Society of Friends to the Famine in 1846

Document 2 The response of the Society of Friends to the Famine in 1846 and 1847. The means placed at our disposal, including both money and food, amounted to nearly £ 200, 000. Of this sum, £ 4, 826 16 s. 6 d. was received from members of the Society of Friends in Ireland, independently of their local contributions; and £ 37, 398 5 s. 1 ld. from the Committee of Friends in London. Other donors in England Ireland, not members of the Society of Friends, entrusted their bounty to us to the amount of £ 4, 065 6 s, 8 d+ But the chief source … was the munificent bounty of the citizens of the United States. Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the Famine in Ireland, in 1846 and 1847 (Dublin, 1852) p 46 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 36

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Document 3 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 37

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Evaluating the documents n Description n What types of documents are these? What is

Evaluating the documents n Description n What types of documents are these? What is the main point in each document? Interpretation n What contrasting responses to the famine are evident in these documents? 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 46

In conclusion The topic: n specified content n structured layout n range of perspectives

In conclusion The topic: n specified content n structured layout n range of perspectives n balances breadth (elements) and depth (case studies) 2004, Session 1 b History In-Service Team (HIST) 47