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.
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
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.