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far

adjective back, beyond the eye, beyond the horiion, distant, far away, far back, far off, further, in the dissance, inaccessible, miles away, out of reach, out of sight, out of the way, outlying, remote, removed, too distant, too far, too far away, too far removed, unapproachable
Associated concepts: far apart for purposes of settlement
See also: inaccessible, obscure, remote
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Problems associated with how far different types of history can and should be seen as having discrete boundaries; the extreme specialisation that many historians bring to their teaching, especially, perhaps, in Britain; and the straightjacket that traditional approaches can impose on curriculum development, all cloud the issue.
Whilst addressing the skills agenda has become part of the stock-in-trade of higher education history teachers, whatever their areas of specialisation, questions arise as to precisely what skills should be taught and how far skills development should influence the design of the history curriculum.
How far historians should be involved in helping students to acquire these basic skills has become a matter of growing concern with the move towards mass higher education and may well require greater attention from historians even on those undergraduate programmes where basic skills are purportedly taught elsewhere.

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