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HIST 307  Introduction to Historiography  Units: 6.00  
This course will introduce students to the study of historiography. Topics include: the history of the practices of researching and writing history; an introduction to some of the world's past seminal historical writers and thinkers; how present-day issues and concerns affect the writing of history; and key concepts in historical thinking.
Learning Hours: 240 (72 Seminar, 168 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan. Exclusion HIST 330/6.0 (Topic Title: Introduction to Historiography - 2021/22).  
Course Equivalencies: HIST 307; HIST 307B  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be familiar with major world traditions in the history of historical thought, and key concepts.
  2. Differentiate among varying arguments and positions.
  3. Understand how the discipline and profession work.
  4. Demonstrate their understanding of the historiographic significance of an individual famous historian.
  5. Present the results of their research and experience review by one’s class peers.
  6. Improve their verbal and written communication skills.