Developing Historical Arguments and Judgements

Course: Developing Historical Arguments and Judgements

Date: 3th June 2015

Time: 16:00 – 17:45

Audience: Class teachers, Learning Support Assistants, Non History Specialists, Folk interested in developing their history skills

Venue: Romsey

Cost: £50 per person

Course Summary: Outline the difference between historical arguments and judgements; summarize the development skills for historical arguments then consider activities that enable learners to improve their skill; look at quality of evidence, impact of bias, triangulation of evidence; sketch out the development of historical judgement skills; then consider activities that enable learners to improve the quality of their judgements. If time, use the examples given to plan activities relevant to your learners.