As an instructor confronting a student with a suspected case of plagiarism, dismissing such a claim may seem obviously appropriate, but do we as instructors really know whether a student understands the concepts of ethical writing practices when they enter their major area of study? How can we be sure? And, who bears the responsibility for developing this skill:
Career Advancement Learning Outcomes Students of history learn how to assemble, verify, and understand evidence regarding people, events, institutions, and societies of the past. They strengthen their ability to use reason to understand the major ideas and complex problems of the past and the present.
As a result, students are better prepared for citizenship in a democratic, pluralistic society. The undergraduate program is organized around the intertwined skills of research and communication—whether digital, written, or verbal. Students learn about significant events, places, and people of the past; but more importantly, they learn how to engage in factual research about the past, how to understand the context of human actions, and how to identify the factors that brought about the world of the past, and the world we know today.
These skills are valuable in a wide range of careers.
Students of history acquire a broad knowledge of history and historical change, across multiple regions of the globe and a range of historical periods. This prepares the way for better understanding between individuals and across cultural boundaries. Students learn to value the role of evidence in their understanding of the world, and how to assess and verify different types of data, whether written, visual, oral, statistical, or cultural.
Students learn how to distinguish between primary and secondary sources, and how each kind of source is used. They develop an understanding of the possible impact of authorial bias, social background, or ideology.
Students learn to employ differing methods of analysis, and they explore diverse ways of thinking about the past and human society.
Students develop skills in research, critical thinking, reading, and writing.
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in history requires a minimum of s. Of the 36 s. No more than 3 s. Students must maintain a g. Transfer work that is equivalent to University of Iowa course work may be accepted toward the major, but at least 18 s.
Undergraduate courses in history are divided into four areas: Students must earn at least 6 s. Courses numberedincluding HIST: Students may count a maximum of 18 s. History majors are encouraged to take courses in other fields that illuminate and expand the meaning of history courses and that introduce information and a variety of approaches to understanding how societies and cultures work.Michelle Rosser-Majors is an Associate Professor and the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in the College of Health, Human Services, and Science at Ashford University.
References Anderson, S. and Rosser-Majors, M. L.
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