HIS 241 (Fall 2017)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
21 August Start Date

 

Grades are recorded in the gradebook in Blackboard. For an explanation of the critical course deadlines, highlighted on the schedule in bold, please see the course home page.

Week Starts Topic Required Assignments and Critical Course Deadlines Due Date Possible
Points
21 August Unit 1: Introduction and Themes in Russian History
Introduction Paragraph, Syllabus Quiz and Blackboard Post 8 am
24 August
15
Unit 2: Origins of Rus' Primary Chronicle paragraph
8 am
31 August
50
28 August Unit 3: The Mongol Invasion

Mongol paragraph
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (29 August)

8 am
1 September
50
Unit 4: Rise of Moscow and the Gathering of the Lands Blackboard post/respond 8 am
4 September
5
4 September Unit 5: Ivan IV and the Time of Troubles

Blackboard post/respond

8 am
7 September
5
Unit 6: Peter the Great Inheritance paragraph 8 am
11 September
50
11 September Unit 7: Catherine the Great   8 am
14 September
 
Unit 8: Alexander I and Napoleon Midterm Exam 18 September 150
18 September Unit 9: The Decembrists Decembrists paragraph 8 am
21 September
50
Unit 10: Nicholas I and Official Nationality Tolstoi paper
Last Withdrawal Date (23 September)
8 am
25 September
100
25 September Unit 11: A Marvelous Decade Belinskii paragraph 8 am
28 September
50
Unit 12: Alexander II and the Great Reforms Turgenev paper 8 am
2 October
100
2 October Unit 13: The Revolutionary Movement   8 am
5 October
 
Unit 14: Reaction and Modernization under Alexander III and Nicholas II Witte group project 8 am
9 October
100
9 October Unit 15: Whither Russia in the Twentieth Century? Final exam 12 October 250
Unit 16: Golden and Silver Ages of Russian Culture Reflective paragraph and Blackboard posting
Course End Date (15 October)
8 am
15 October
25
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000
 
 
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Course grades are based on the following scale:

  • 1,000-900:  A
  •    899-800:  B
  •    799-700:  C
  •    699-600:  D
  •    599-000:  F

 

 

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