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ERIC Number: EJ159629
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Essay Assignment: A Teaching Device
McClymer, John F.; Moynihan, Kenneth J.
History Teacher, 10, 3, 359-71, May 77
An effective essay assignment in an introductory college history course should: (1) acquaint the student with the problematical nature of historical evidence; (2) challenge the student to interpret evidence; (3) facilitate critical skill acquisition; and (4) encourage formulation of further questions. History course evaluations are presented. (Author/DB)
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