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Historical Methodology: The Art and Craft of the Historian

Historical Methodology will introduce the student to historical research methods and familiarize the student with the tools and techniques that historians use to study the past. The student will learn about the process of modern historical inquiry and gain a better understanding of the diverse resources that historians use to conduct research. The first four units will focus on research methodology and examine how and why historians conduct research on the past. Later units will examine how different historical resources can be used for historical research. By the end of the course, the student will have become familiar with a variety of physical and electronic resources available for historical research. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed... Show More


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