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HIST500 - Historical Research Methods

 

The course addresses the development of core research skills for advanced historical study. Through case studies analyses, the evaluation of different types of historical evidence, and the consideration of how valid research questions are formulated and applied, it is designed to refine the critical thinking, research, and writing skills that are fundamental to valid historical scholarship.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods
ISBN: 9780801485602
Publication Info: Cornell University Press, 2001
Author: Howell, Martha
Unit Cost: $22.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Information-Literate Historian, 2nd ed. (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9780199926046
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Jenny L. Presnell
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A