STUDYING HISTORY

As part of the general education curriculum, courses in history develop students ability to read critically, to express scholarly opinions formed by gathering data and analyzing it--both orally and in writing, and to become well-informed citizens. In the major our courses offere students the opportunity to study various chronogical and subject-matter areas. In the major particularly, we stress the development of research skills and the practices of scholarly integrity. The links below support all of these educational missions.

Listening to lectures and taking notes effectively

Reading and studying effectively

General Studies and Strategies (great site for all educational situations)

Jules Benjamin "A Student's Online Guide to History"

Avoiding plagiarism