Reflect on how the techniques that historians use, such as finding and synthesiz

Reflect on how the
techniques that historians use, such as finding and synthesizing evidence from
reliable sources, can be applied to your academic and professional life.
Explore how you can use effective communication to make an effective argument
about how the past informs the present.
The purpose of these journal
assignments is to share your thoughts and reflections on the topics and
readings in the course. Citing sources is not necessary, as the focus here
should be on your personal journey toward developing an understanding of how
history informs contemporary life. While this activity is more informal than a
paper, you are encouraged to write in an organized manner and observe grammar
and spelling conventions.
Complete your journal entry in a Word document
and submit it in the assignment area. You can copy and paste the steps (1–3
below) into a Word document as well. Your submission should accomplish the
Step 1: Explain how using reliable evidence can be applied to your
Step 2: Explain how the ability to communicate an argument clearly
and concisely can help you in your everyday life.
Step 3: Explain how you will communicate clearly and concisely in
your Lessons From History Presentation assignment.
Step 4: Write in an organized manner using appropriate grammar and
spelling conventions.
Include one paragraph for
each step above (three paragraphs total).
Your paper should meet the following
Written communication: Written communication should be free of
errors that detract from the overall message.
Font and font-size: Times New Roman, 12-point.
Review the Reflection Journal Scoring Guide
for details on how your assignment will be graded.

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