HIS 242 (Fall 2017)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
23 October 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
23 October Unit 1: Introduction and Themes in Russian History
Introduction Paragraph, Syllabus Quiz and Blackboard Post 8 am
26 October
15
Unit 2: Reaction and Modernization under Alexander III and Nicholas II Witte paragraph
8 am
30 October
50
30 October Unit 3: A Silver Age of Russian Culture

Blackboard post/respond
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (31 October)

8 am
2 November
5
Unit 4: Marxism Blackboard post/respond 8 am
6 November
5
6 November Unit 5: 1905

1905 paragraph

8 am
9 November
50
 Unit 6: World War I   8 am
13 November
 
13 November Unit 7: 1917 and Civil War Midterm Exam 16 November 150
Unit 8: NEP and the Roaring 1920s Lenin's Testament paragraph 8 am
20 November
50
20 November Unit 9: Stalinism in the 1930s Bulgakov paper
8 am
23 November
100
Unit 10: World War II Last Withdrawal Date (25 November) 8 am
27 November
 
27 November Unit 11: Cold War Abroad Secret Speech paragraph 8 am
30 November
50
Unit 12: Thaw at Home Solzhenitsyn paper 8 am
4 December
100
4 December Unit 13: Gorbachev Gorbachev paragraph 8 am
7 December
50
Unit 14: Putin-Medvedev Putin group project 8 am
11 December
100
11 December Unit 15: Whither Russia in the Twenty-First Century? Final exam 14 December 250
Unit 16: A New Russian Culture Reflective paragraph and Blackboard posting
Course End Date (17 December)
8 am
17 December
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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