This class provides an introduction to the varieties of writing in history. Students receive careful guidance in basic historical skills: writing book reviews, taking notes, conducting research, quoting and documenting sources, formulating thesis statements, and presenting research in both oral and written forms.
This class culminates with a research paper that utilizes all the skills listed above ans which will also be presented to the class. To achieve this, students are required to do extensive research on their own, and with the assistance of the instructor.
This is a preliminary version of the syllabus. There may be changes to this document prior to the start of class. Be sure to check with me to make sure you have the correct version.
Any paper not including citations will receive a zero (0).
Any paper not including a properly formatted Works Cited page will receive a zero (0).
Any paper using a citation format other than Turabian will receive a zero (0).