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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HI 451 - Historiography (3)

This seminar is designed to be a methodologies course that will help prepare students for more advanced work in the field of history. This course is intended to enhance students’ understanding of the discipline of history and its practices, both in and out of the academy. The course will focus on what historians do and how they do it. To that end, the course will help students to develop critical thinking and research skills, plan for careers after graduation, and have a better understanding of the discipline as a whole. Furthermore, students will also learn about integrating technology into the practice of history and the place of technology in the future of historical work. Lastly, students enrolled in this course will create an electronic portfolio that serves as the departmental comprehensive examination in the major of history. Students must complete both this course and HI 399  at Avila University in order to fulfill the Computer Literacy/Technology requirement in the major.