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Theresa Mudrock
HIST 221
Seattle Campus

Information Research Strategies in History

Information research and problem solving in the context of history. Focuses on identifying information, need, information seeking, evaluation and presentation, and selection of the appropriate sources. Offered: jointly with INFO 221.

Class description

THIS IS A 3-CREDIT COURSE.

This course is an introduction to historical research strategies, tools and evidence in the context of exploring the world of 1942. We will explore the varieties of evidence used by historians and ways to evaluate this evidence. In addition, this course is designed to help you become a more confident, critical and competent researcher.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading

Class is a mixture of lectures, in-class activities and computer lab. Class will include a midterm, short assignments and a multi-part research project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Theresa Mudrock
Date: 02/20/2007