Welcome to eStudies

We have decided to publish this educational resource, now in its 20th year, in e-magazine format to make it more accessible to your students in the digital age. We are proud to have produced more than 200 classroom units to date which can be accessed at www.ryebuck.com.au/shop/studies-catalogue/

The new format will enable your students to access video, interactive modules and research links on their own tablets and computers and thus make the learning experience richer and more interactive.

In the fifth edition

Investigating the Australian Experience of the Western Front 1916-1918

Australians focus heavily on Gallipoli, but it was on the Western front where most Australians served, where the greatest number died, and which constituted the most common Australian experience of the fighting...

What contributions have significant individuals and groups made to the development of Australian society?

This case study of Weary Dunlop provides a short evidence-based approach to help students understand the significant contribution of Weary Dunlop to the Australian prisoners-of-war on the Burma-Thai Railway, and afterwards...

Can you strike it rich during the gold rush?

This analytical article by the National Museum of Australia’s Digital Learning Designer, Gabrielle Edwards, explores the key learning features embedded in this fun game.

Have you found this hidden resource trove for history teachers?

This article summarises the evidence-based classroom resources that have been specially developed on the Australian History Mysteries educational website for history teachers from years 3-10.

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About the new eStudies format

Our eStudies are produced as interactive PDFs which create a web and print friendly format that includes video. Registered users can also access the videos online. The eStudies PDFs are iPad friendly, however to view the video within the PDFs you will need a PDF compatible App - or you can just view the videos online. To learn more about the format and requirements visit our FAQs.


Teachers may download and photocopy pages for their students under the CAL copyright agreement. For access to eStudies simply register via the link below.

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Schools can make the e-magazine directly available to all their students for a school licence rate of $44 per issue including GST. From 2014 yearly licences will be available for $99 per year - save $33.

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