Power and authority in the modern world online

Secure your understanding of the Modern History Core with Brad Kelly, co-author of Power and Authority in the Modern World. In this 5.5 hour course, you will gain insights into the rise of Nazi Germany in light of the failures of the post-World War I settlement. You will make the connections necessary in order to help your students better understand why and how the Nazis emerged and what drew people to them. You will develop an appreciation of why German democracy collapsed and explain the political, legal, economic and cultural transformation of German society under Nazism.

$220 (inc. GST)

course features


  • The peace treaties that ended World War I and the tension between settling old scores and securing peace in the world.
  • The political challenges inside Germany and the economic challenges from outside Germany during the early Weimar period.
  • How the Nazi Party was able to exploit the resentments of the 1920s and its role in the eventual collapse of democracy in Germany.
  • The Nazi consolidation of power in the period 1933-1934.
  • How the Nazis were able to implement their worldview in Germany through various means of control.
  • Exploring the successes and failures of the Nazi Party in reshaping German society.

If you have any questions about access, please email Brad at bradkelly@cornerstoneteacherlearning.com.au

About Brad

Brad is the founder and senior presenter at Cornerstone Teacher Learning. He is a teacher, writing and professional learning coach who has spent over two decades in education as a History and English teacher, holding various middle leadership positions as a department head, Director of Secondary and more recently in professional learning. He is the author of seven textbooks with Cengage and Small Caps publishing, and has had over 1,500 teachers through his courses on writing instruction in the areas of history, English and cross-curricular interventions. Brad is interested in learning how students and teachers learn with a keen interest in literacy and assessment.