HISTORY 4510. Senior Seminar

Professor:  Robert W. Brown

Course Description

A study of special problems in a selected area of history with emphasis on historiography, methods, research, and writing skills. PREREQ: 2.0 QPA in history courses taken, and completion of 15 hours of advanced history courses.

Course Syllabus and Information

Course Outline and Assigned Readings

Key Terms for the Study of History and Historiography

What is History? (from The History Guide)

Why Study or Write History (Essay)

Why Study or Write History (Discussion Questions I)

Choosing a Research Topic

Research Questions and the Annotated Bibliography

Reading Primary Sources (Discussion Questions 3)

Evaluating Primary and Secondary Sources on the Internet (Discussion Questions 5)

Key Terms for the Study of Historiography

Historiography Exam:  Description and Essay Question

Portfolio Checklist and Course Grade Sheet

World Wide Web Resources for HST 4510


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