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Introduction to the Online History Workbook

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Welcome

Welcome to Trent's History Online Skills Workbook. The modules contained in this workbook will touch on many of the listening, reading, and writing skills that are essential to historians' work.

The next pages contain essential information on how to navigate and use the workbook. Please read them with care.

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Acknowledgements

Much of the content presented in this workbook borrows and is adapted from materials developed by the Academic Skills Centre,  including workshop materials developed by individual instructors as well as the books listed below. For more information on or to make an appointment for individual instruction in any of the topics discussed, please visit the Academic Skills Centre.

Armstrong, Mary Ann. Writing the English Essay : Substance and Style.

 

Peterborough, ON: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2006.

Armstrong, Mary Ann, Martin Boyne, Maged El Komos, Karen Taylor.

 

Notes on the Preparation of Essays in the Arts and Sciences. 5th ed. Peterborough,Ont.: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2001.

Armstrong, Mary Ann. Avoiding Plagiarism: An Essential Skills Guide.

 

Peterborough, ON: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2002.

Armstrong, Mary Ann. Building Sentences : An Essential Skills Guide.

 

Peterborough, ON: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2002.

Armstrong, Mary Ann, Martin Boyne, Maged El Komos. Thinking it

 

Through : A Practical Guide to Academic Essay Writing. 3rd ed. Peterborough, Ont.: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2005.

Boyne, Martin. 101 Tips for Academic Success : A Guide for New

Students. Peterborough, Ont.: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2006.

 

Boyne, Martin. Listening & Notetaking Skills : The Lecture Experience and

 

Beyond. Peterborough, Ont.: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University 1996.

El Komos, Maged. Thinking Critically : A Procedure for Evaluating

 

Intellectual Content.  Peterborough, ON: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2002.

El Komos, Maged . Know Your Course Readings! : A Guide to Methodical

 

Pursuit.

Peterborough, Ont.: The Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 2003.

 

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