History and Philosophy of Science scholars examine the conceptual, methodological and historical aspects of science.
Verbal communication: Deliver presentations, mediate in disputes and conflicts; listen objectively, compare and contrast ideas and information; Formulate and defend positions
Written communication: Explaining ideas, writing and presenting information; compiling carefully reasoned reports and essays;
Synthesis of information: Synthesize a large amount of information and draw conclusions based on that information, thorough, reading comprehension
Research: Interdisciplinary methodology and perspective, conduct and explain research clearly, forecast possible future trends; Conduct and explain scientific research clearly
Organization: Carry out tasks with thoroughness, precision, and attention to detail, meet deadlines, manage projects; Collect and organize important historical data
Degree specific: History of various geographical areas and time periods as well as geographical areas and time periods, understand and interpret the past and the influence of "perspective" on facts
Cultural sensitivity: Appreciation and awareness of cultural differences, exposure to different cultural environments, an appreciation and awareness of cultural difference through the influence of different historical factors
Analysis and evaluation: Understand the sense of "sequence" and interrelationship between events, evaluate historical data, critical and analytical thinking; Ethical perspective and understanding. Assess the validity of sources and the impact of bias on our perception of past events
Problem solving: Develop systematic procedures for investigating a problem, making sound judgments based on research and analysis of data, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem
Computer skills: Word processing
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