Well, today was first day of my Masters degree. After a year and a half since my last class ended on my Bachelors I have anticipated this day for a while.
So far getting familiar with a new professor and a new system of dealing with submissions, discussions and readings has left me grasping a bit this morning. As I had to go back to my fourth year history course to grasp exactly what was required.
It has taken a bit of stumbling and crawling around back with words and phrases that are not part of normal conversation. Précis comes readily to mind.
After about an hour though I am finding my stride again, should be interesting course “Historical Research Methods” while seemingly a boring title underlies an important phase of historical understanding. The course has reminded me a lot of my US Civil Rights course in that it offers a seminar style which obviously is the way graduate courses work. The good thing is that the style is familiar.
Hopefully it is the start of better things to come. As always as I work with the focus of my arguments I will bring some of them here for your perusal.
Anyway, self indulgence away!