Source criticism (or information evaluation) is the process of evaluating an
information source, ... "Because each source teaches you more and more about
your subject, you will .... Such studie...
Cross-checking sources against other evidence. However, there's no 'patent
recipe' for dealing ... Historians need to be worried about reports with bias in
them because they reports do not accurately reflect history. Historians need to
Oct 2, 2015 ... And nobody even reacted perhaps because of the same thing. ... How do
historians approach these conflicting sources? .... Even though all sources
contain bias, one can still draw conclusions, and the Cultural Revolution is ...
... approach to research); Explain how historians use secondary sources to locate
... As in all research, the historical researcher attempts to develop a problem by
asking good questions. ... Whereas scientists in behavioral research might
design cause and effect studies, ... Rule of perspective - did the source have a
History is difficult because historians — professionals and history students alike --
must ... How do we approach the truth and determine the significance of human ...
Secondary sources are those produced by historians, you or me, as we seek to ...
A primary source may not correspond at all to what actually happened, and, ...
tion, and in historical explanation can all occur accidentally, by mistake, through
... the evidence available, because of a culture-wide interest in information of one
... The only source of bias that historians cannot readily set aside is cul- tural bias
.... colonial approach, which constituted a distorted perspective and ignored vas...
Feb 12, 2005 ... Page 1 of 2 - teaching about reliability of sources at GCSE - posted in Teaching
requests, ... Does anyone have any suggestions on how best to approach this? ...
BIAS? CONTENT? DATE? “All men dream; but not equally. .... So a source may
be useful because it tells the historians (a,b and c in the source) ...
It's important to understand bias when you are researching because it helps you
... You need to be able to identify bias in every source you use. ... whether the
creator is presenting the whole story – you'll need to read widely to get all
perspectives ... Writers, artists, historians, photographers and other creators will
If you are being asked to use primary sources in a paper, it is likely because your
... Other secondary sources could include a contemporary historian's version of ...
bias and objectivity are not helpful terms when dealing with primary sources. ... A
better way to approach primary research is to recognize that all sources have a ...
For all their considerable value, oral history interviews are not an unproblematic
source. ... it literally, an approach historian Michael Frisch has criticized as "Anti-
History ... "oral historical evidence because of its immediacy and emotional
resonance, ... As with any source, historians must exercise critical judgment whe...