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New American History

Assignments for next week’s discussion of The New American History Monday – Preface, Introduction, Chapters 1-5 Davis, Elle, Jessica, Ellen, Maura Wednesday – Chapters 6-10 Tommy, Justin, Cheryl, Kari Friday –Chapters 11-16 Matt, Amanda, Lacey, Julie, Mary Beth How does one lead a discussion on readings? What approaches might you take?

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Reminder about rewrites

Remember that I need to have your revised literature review emailed to me by the start of class time on Friday.  No paper copy is necessary.

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Which was which?

Go ahead and create a brief post explaining which of your two stories was true and which was false.

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I really enjoyed reading all of your autobiographical (and nearly autobiographical) paragraphs. Here are just a few of the most-commented-on posts for us to discuss in class. Justin Mary Beth Jessica Amanda Elle Lacey Kari 

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By class time on Friday, make sure you have your two paragraphs up.  One must be completely accurate and the other must have some kind of inaccuracy.  Do not tell anyone which is which until after Monday’s class discussion. By class time Monday, comment on at least two of your classmates’ postings with your guesses […]

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I know talking to many of you that you’ve had trouble with sending your Word 2007 files to people who can’t open them with our older versions of MS Word. One solution is to follow this link to a YouTube video explaining how you can save your file in a format that will work on […]

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1) Yankee Town — p. 5-6 2) “‘The Signalman’” — p. 445 3)”‘Of Necessity’” — p. 78 4) Henry Elison Letter — p. 28 5) No page number 6) “From Coverture to Obligation” — p. 362-365 7) “The United States and ‘Psychological Warfare’” — p. 1320

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For Monday, the Secondary Source Analysis Questions: Start by providing the full bibliographic citation for one of your secondary sources Compose an answer to the following questions: 1. Provide some information about the author. 2. Why did the author write this book? What’s the author’s perspective? 3. What is the author’s methodology? What sources does […]

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For Friday’s review of the proposal draft you get from a classmate at classtime, you’ll need to use the following MS Word document: [Link] When you’re finished tomorrow with the peer review, email a copy to me and to the person who you’re evaluating. [Do so by 3 pm Friday.] For Monday, you need to […]

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Database Searching

Well, I’m sure exhausted after 50 minutes of fast-paced searching in 4 different databases and a quick del.icio.us tutorial. I imagine everyone else is too. But, during those 50 minutes there were more than 100 different source citations marked in del.icio.us in those 50 minutes for people in the class. That doesn’t include those sources […]

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