Dec 04, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 7710:Local History Research and Resources

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study in education.
Candidates will gain a working knowledge of local historical resources and will examine what history is and the processes used by historians in interpreting and uncovering the past. They will build individual skills in these processes through the researching and writing of a term paper on a local topic using primary materials. Candidates will also explore strategies to incorporate local history into their classrooms; to increase their own and their students’ civic awareness and involvement; to teach critical thinking skills; to facilitate the learning of history by use of local examples; and, to use local history to illustrate or challenge major viewpoints about both Georgia and national history.



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