HIS 111 (Summer 2020)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
18 May Start Date

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

Week Starts

Topic

Required Assignments and Critical Course Deadlines

Due Date

Possible Points

18 May

Unit 1: Introduction

Introduction Paragraph, Syllabus Quiz and Canvas Post

Midnight
21 May

15+

Unit 2: Pre-History

Pre-History paragraph

Midnight
24 May

25

25 May

Unit 3: Ancient Near East

Gilgamesh paper
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (26 May)

Midnight
28 May

100

Unit 4: Classical Mediterranean

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
31 May

5

Digital Project choice of topic and type of project

Midnight
28 June

 

Digital Project assignment

Midnight
5 July

150

1 June

Unit 5: Classical South Asia

Ramayana paper

Midnight
4 June

100

Unit 6: Classical China

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
7 June

5

8 June

Unit 7: Islam

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
11 June

5

Unit 8: Russia

Midterm Exam

Midnight
14 June

150

15 June

Unit 9: Mesoamerica

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
18 June

5

Unit 10: Charlemagne and the European Middle Ages

Wikipedia Analysis paper
Last Withdrawal Date (20 June)

Midnight
21 June

100

22 June

Unit 11: Mongols

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
25 June

5

Unit 12: African Society

Ibn Battuta group project

Midnight
28 June

100

29 June

Unit 13: Japan

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
2 July

5

Unit 14: Renaissance and Reformation

Discussion post/respond
(Digital project from unit 4 due)

Midnight
5 July

5

6 July

Unit 15: Explorations

Final exam

Midnight
9 July

200

Unit 16: The World in 1500

Reflective paragraph
Discussion post/respond
Course End Date (12 July)

Midnight
12 July

25

 

 

TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS

 

1,000

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Course grades are based on the following scale:

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