This Guide is intended to help students in HIST 2220: Technology in World History complete assignments that require research in sources beyond the course textbook.
Each page in this Guide covers finding tools for identifying and using both secondary and primary sources in modern history, with an emphasis on materials useful for writing assignments in the course.
Your main independent assignment for the course is to write a research paper about the mpact of a particular technology in history. For the paper, you are expected to conduct research using a variety of secondary sources - and at least one primary source - and address the following questions:
If you have any questions moving forward, please feel free to contact me using the information on the right. I am happy to assist you with any aspect of your assignment.