Section 03

Homework February 13, 2018

  1. Post 2 potential research questions to the discussion board on by Wednesday at midnight.
  2. Read “Gathering Information”
  3. Thursday February 15th – Attend library session during our regularly scheduled class time on Thursday.  Attendance will be taken. Bring this sheet to both your library session and research session Potential Research Topic 1
  4. Tuesday Feb 20th – No regularly scheduled class.  Research and find solid academic sources for your research topics.  Determine which one of your three topics has the best sources and strongest possibility for a research project
  5. Thursday February 22nd – Computer lab session 12-2pm- Bilgi İşlem Merkezi Lab number 2Campus Map
    1. You will begin to write a tentative research proposal due February 25th at midnight on  Tentative Research Proposal
    2. Samples of research proposals: Sample 1 – Research_Proposal   Sample 2 – Research Proposal
  6. Come to class February 27th having read “The Art of Summarizing” and “Truth Lies and Method:  Revisiting Feminist Historiography”


Homework February 8, 2018

  1. Write paraphrase of opening section of Williams “Speculation”.  Upload to by Saturday at midnight.
  2. Citation information:   Robert C. Williams, “Speculation,” in The Historian’s Toolbox; A Student’s Guide to the Theory and Craft of History (London, 2003): 130-135.
  3. Continue creating a “Brainstorm” for your research topics.
  4. Read “Thesis and Topic Sentences” for class on Tuesday.  Week 2
  5. Read “Deconstructing History” Week 1

Homework February 6, 2018

  1.  Create your account for this class

Class ID: 17405827

Enrollment Key: 12345

2. Carefully read and annotate Williams “Speculation”.    Be prepared to discuss it and work on a paraphrase in-class on Thursday.

3.  Get your course packet from Hisari photocopy.

4. Edit your in-class writing using the grammar section or the following link:  Grammar Review  Bring your final version to class on Thursday.

5. Begin thinking about potential topics (research questions) for your research paper.  You will need to have 3 main topics and 5 subtopics for each topic by February 22nd.