Character, development, and emerging interdependence of the world's major civilizations since 1500.
Alexandre Strokanov ()
Dates: July 1 - August 9, 2013
HST 010 - D2: Global History Since 1500 Character, development, and emerging interdependence of the world's major civilizations since 1500. Textbook: Robert W. Strayer, Ways of the World, A Brief Global History with SOURCES. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011, Vol. # 2. ISBN - 10:0-312-48918-8 ISBN - 13: 978-0-312-48918-2 Please, use only books mentioned above. Do not use 2nd edition, it does not have sources. This is really important to acquire the right book in on-line course.
EACH WEEK YOU WILL HAVE - two chapters to read; - to work on assignments for each chapter and email your answers to me; [Note: This might sound like a lot of work. But remember that there are ZERO lectures and discussions in the classroom ... and so this work is to be done in lieu of traveling to and from the college, parking, going to class, attending lectures and discussions, and so forth. When you add it all up, you will end up spending LESS TIME than you normally do for an in-the-classroom course.] Each week assignment will be graded on a 10-point scale and will be composed of multiple choice and short essay questions that focus on the readings and course materials. Assignments are open book; however you will also have a limited amount of time in which to complete each assignment. The purpose of the assignments is to check that you have read and understood the course materials, and will test not just your retention of factual information from the readings, but your understanding of it. - one Message Board question to which you must respond with a "major post" (3-4 paragraphs or so). - the requirement to respond to "at least" two comments by other students to that question. Aside from these weekly assignments, there will be a historical document analysis paper, and the Final Exam.
The semester grade will be count in the following way: Weekly assignments ... 0.50 = Message Board posts ... 0.20 = Document Analysis Paper... 0.20 = Final Exam ? 0.10 =
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