Australian Culture & Society
M1002 Australian History
M1002 Australian History


  • Module: Australian Culture & Society
  • Unit Code: M1002
  • Instructor: Kathy Solomon
  • Entry: Fall 2021, Fall 2022
  • Level: Level 1

Unit Overview

People have lived in Australia for over 65,000 years. The history of Australia begins when the Aborigines, the indigenous people of Australia, established their first settlement. Then the Europeans arrived, and in 1901, the Commonwealth of Australia was formed.

This unit introduces students to the key events in the history of Australia, from the various lifestyle of Australian aborignials, to the formation of Australian Federation. Students will take a brief glimpse into the story of Australians.

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • To explain the different time periods during Australian history.
  • To demonstrate a basic understanding of how the Australian aboriginals live.
  • To briefly illustrate the early exploration of European explorers
  • To summarize British settlement in Australia.

Unit Tasks

  • Read and review the lesson study guide;
  • Watch the lesson videoss
  • Read, review, and complete the teaching note
  • Complete assignment 2, and review the answers
  • Take and complete the quiz test


Each lesson in this unit offers 100 credits, including:

  • 25 credits for video attendance.
  • 25 credits for completing teaching notes, 5 for each blank
  • 25 credits for completing multiple choice questions, 5 for each question
  • 25 credits for taking the quiz test, 5 for each question

Video Attendance

Credit Value Requirement
25 Watch more than 3 times
20 Watch more than 2 times
15 Watch more than 1 time
0 Watch less than 1 time
(including 1 time)

Lecture Notes

Credit Value Requirement
5 First answer is correct.
4.5 Second answer is correct.
4 Third answer is correct.
3 Third answer is incorrect

Multiple Choice

Credit Value Requirement
5 First choice is correct.
4.5 Second choice is correct.
4 Third choice is correct.
3 Third choice is incorrect


Credit Value Requirement
2.5 Choice is correct.
0 Choice is incorrect.