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Whatever works

October 8, 2012 by

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Our current project, a study of American identity, is coming to a close and our final piece, a 7-10 minute group presentation on the subject, will be done in class tomorrow. This presentation has been over a month in the making, and has included countless hours of research, interviewing, inquiry, and conversation. Throughout all of […]

Interviews vs. Conversations

October 8, 2012 by

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In the recent project that we have been working on in USHRS, my group has chosen (along with many others) to utilize people in our community through interviews. At first this concept was incredibly daunting task made everyone in the group nervous. What questions should we ask? What would happen if we ran out of […]

An Exploration of Learning Style Interests

October 3, 2012 by

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Taking a class like USHRS (United States History Research Seminar) has been a completely new experience for me.  So far at my school I have gotten used to and in the rhythm of taking classes that assign nightly work that is due the next day, with the occasional essay or longer-term project.  These types of […]