History 7A Fall 09 Materals

History 7A Fall 09 Materals - History 7A Discussion Section...

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History 7A Discussion Section GSI: Hannah Farber Fall 2009 email: hfarber@berkeley.edu Tu-Th 2-3 PM Office hours Tu 11-12 or by appointment 225 Dwinelle Hall 2104 Dwinelle Hall History 7A: Discussion Section Overview: The main goal of this section is to help students learn how to read, analyze, and work with primary source documents of American history. More specifically, students in this section can expect to focus on the following skills: Developing a better knowledge of American history in the sense of “what happened” Developing an understanding of American history as a set of interpretations and arguments, and becoming familiar with some of the most important of these arguments. Understanding how interpretations and historical arguments are made Learning how to read primary source texts from American history; how to place them in context; how to challenge them; and how to use them to make historical arguments Learning how to communicate with each other as scholars Expectations: Participation : Participation is worth 20% of your grade for History 7A. To
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course HIST 7A taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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