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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 301W - History Writing Workshop

Units: 4
Writing scholarly book and literature reviews and original research essay. Selecting and analyzing sources; narrating historical arguments and finding one’s voice as a writer. Emphasis on the writing process, including peer reviewing, editing, and revising.

Prerequisites: HIST 201, satisfaction of second composition and junior or senior standing.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid, or Online Asynchronous or Online Synchronous.
Grading: A-F only
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: University Writing Requirement
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the writing process, including preparing, editing, and revising multiple drafts.

2. Identify reasonable inferences from primary sources.

3. Compare historical arguments found in secondary sources.

4. Appropriately employ summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation.

5. Apply the Chicago-style citation system consistently.

6. Identify your own voice as a narrator.

7. Select primary sources from physical and/or digital archives.

8. Demonstrate systematic cataloging of source materials. 

9. Construct an historical argument, derived from primary and secondary sources.

10. Collaborate in constructive peer editing and review.

11. Present historical findings through oral projects.

12. Identify steps to publication in history, especially for the undergraduate history journal, East Bay Historia.


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