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2018 Summer
HIS 503 / HOS 503   P/D/F Only

Research Ethics and the Dissertation Prospectus

Federico Marcon

The course includes an intensive two-day, 12-hour training program in eight sessions designed to introduce post-generals students in History and History of Science to key issues of responsibility in research, including: problems in sources, data collection and processing; responsible authorship and peer review; human subjects, oral history, and intellectual property; collaborative research; research misconduct; and history in society. Each session is introduced by one or more faculty members. Students are assigned readings as well as on line resources. The dissertation prospectus part of the course includes eight additional 3-hour sessions.

Sample reading list:
Gary B. Nash, Charlotte Crabtree, and Ross E. Dunn, In the Matter of History
Kenneth D. Crews, New Media, New Rights, and Your New Dissertation
Valerie Yow, Ethics and Interpersonal Relationships in Oral History Resea
Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and Sandi E.Cooper, Women's History Goes to Trial: EEOC v. Sears, Roebuck, and
Claude M. Steele, Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students
Jonathan Lethem, The Ecstasy of Influence: A Plagiarism
See instructor for complete list

Class/Precept Participation - 100%

Other Requirements:
Responsible Conduct of Research Course
HIS/HOS Graduate Students Only.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
10139 S01 09:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W        Enrolled:26 Limit:40