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Learning Outcomes

The aim of this tutorial is to help guide you through the kinds of questions that researchers have asked and might ask about the identity of electricity. When you get to the end of the tutorial you should be able to answer a series of questions about the following subjects:

Unlike the earlier parts, this final stage of the tutorial has no definite end point. Rather than guiding you towards a particular set of answers, this tutorial provides you with a set of resources that will help you develop your own responses to the questions it raises and, in so doing, encourage you to formulate your own questions about the subject - something that is crucial in the writing of a high-quality BA or MA dissertation. In exploring these subjects you should develop the following skills:

As you work through the tutorial, you may want to keep a record of your answers with a notepad and paper.

Whilst these skills should help you with projects such as a dissertation they should also help you in other ways. For instance, by learning how to research the history of ideas about the identity of electricity, you may be able to produce a proposal for PhD research based on the questions that you develop here.

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