Learning Goal: I’m working on a history writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Module Two: Approaches to History, continued, Learning Block 2-2 (page 4):
Question 1: What types of primary and secondary sources will you need to use to support the topic you are examining in your essay? You do not need the actual sources yet, but you should have an idea of what they might be (such as an eyewitness account of an event, for example). Module Two: Approaches to History, continued, Learning Block 2-3 (page 2):
Question 2: What are two or three keywords you could use to look for sources to answer this question?
Question 3: What subject terms can you use to continue your search?
Question 4: When you search for CONSTRUCTION, you get a lot of extraneous answers. What Boolean operators and corresponding search terms could you use to narrow your search?