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Spring 2021


This is a two-fold first-year college writing Research Writing assignment. In the first part, students do research into their own family/community history. In the second part, they select a particular person, moment, place, or time that they learned about during their genealogical research, and this will become the subject of their research project in the areas of sociology, geography, environmental studies, psychology, or medicine. Students choose what question they would like to explore further and the question itself stems from their family history findings.

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