HIS 111 (Summer 2020)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
15 June 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

15 June

Unit 1: Introduction

Introduction Paragraph, Syllabus Quiz and Canvas Post

Midnight
18 June

15+

Unit 2: Pre-History

Pre-History paragraph

Midnight
21 June

25

22 June

Unit 3: Ancient Near Easy

Gilgamesh paper
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (23 June)

Midnight
25 June

100

Unit 4: Classical Mediterranean

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
28 June

5

Digital Project choice of topic and type of project

Midnight
26 July

 

Digital Project assignment

Midnight
2 August

150

29 June

Unit 5: Classical South Asia

Ramayana paper

Midnight
2 July

100

Unit 6: Classical China

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
5 July

5

6 July

Unit 7: Islam

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
9 July

5

Unit 8: Russia

Midterm Exam

Midnight
12 July

150

13 July

Unit 9: Mesoamerica

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
16 July

5

Unit 10: Charlemagne and the European Middle Ages

Wikipedia Analysis paper
Last Withdrawal Date (18 July)

Midnight
19 July

100

20 July

Unit 11: Mongols

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
23 July

5

Unit 12: African Society

Ibn Battuta group project

Midnight
26 July

100

27 July

Unit 13: Japan

Discussion post/respond

Midnight
30 July

5

Unit 14: Renaissance and Reformation

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

Midnight
2 August

5

3 August

Unit 15: Explorations

Final exam

Midnight
6 August

200

Unit 16: The World in 1500

Reflective paragraph
Discussion post/respond
Course End Date (9 August)

Midnight
9 August

25

 

 

TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS

 

1,000

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Course grades are based on the following scale:

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