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Assessment Plan for the MA in History and MA in Public History

 

Graduate Learning Outcomes

MA in History

  1. To frame historical and historiographical questions based on multiple perspectives
  2. To produce a paper that meets the standards of the historical profession MA in Public History
  3. To frame historical and historiographical questions based on multiple perspectives
  4. To produce a paper, project, or presentation that meets the professional standards of the public history field

 

500 Level Classes - MA in History

To produce a paper that meets the standards of the historical profession

Core Expectations

  1. Students identifies an historical problem to explore in their paper or project that reflects a solid understanding of the relevant historiography.
  2. Students develops a final bibliography that demonstrates knowledge of relevant secondary sources.
  3. Students identifies an appropriate body of primary sources to serve as the foundation of their paper or project.
  4. Student writes clearly
  5. Students develops an original interpretation that represents a solid contribution to the field of history.

 

500 Level Classes - MA in Public History

To produce a paper, project, or presentation that meets the professional standards of the public history field

Core Expectations:

  1. Students identifies a public historical problem to explore in their paper or project that reflects a solid understanding of the relevant historiography.
  2. Students develops a final bibliography that demonstrates knowledge of relevant secondary sources.
  3. Student writes clearly
  4. Students apply public history skills of shared inquiry and reflective practice to engage with the public or a community partner to address community-defined needs and interests.

 

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