Schedule: World History 1102, Fall 2016
Quizzes close on Sunday night at 8 p.m. Discussion and all assignments are due by Friday at 8 p.m.
Week 1, Aug 21 – 27: History Bootcamp I
Read, View, or Play: Read this first
Do: Take the Self Assesment to help me understand you better as a learner.
Week 2, Aug 28 – Sept 3: History Bootcamp II
Read, View, or Play: You will need your Star ID to log in to our Library Databases for these readings.
Letter from Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq to the Holy Roman Emperor around 1555-1562
A virtual walking tour of the Suleymaine Mosque.
Week 3, September 4 – 10, Words I
Week 4, September 11 – 17, Words II
Read, View, or Play: You will use the followig texts the Words II assignment. I do not expect you to read all of Shakespeare, Don Quijote, and Journey to the West.
Complete works of Shakespeare who died in 1616
Journey to the West A Classic Chinese Tale of the Stone Monkey king forced by Buddha to work with a Buddhist Monk, 1592.
Don Quijote, Miguel de Cervantes, died 1616.
Quiz: Time I, Open From 2016_9_15 to 2016_9_18
Do: Week 4 Discussion Posts
Do: Words II Assignment
Week 5, Sept 18 – 24, Time I
Read, View, or Play: British India Sections on Domestic life (2) and Economic life (2)
Week 6, Sept 25 – Oct 1, Time II
Read, View, or Play: Tokugawa Japan Sections on Domestic life (2) and Economic life (2)
Quiz: Images I Readings, Open From 2016_9_30 to 2016_10_2
Do: Week 6 Discussion Posts
Do: Time II Assignment
Week 7, October 2 – 8, Images I
Read, View, or Play: Introduction to Islam Please read the following sections: Islam, History and Development, Spreading the Faith, The Popularity of Islam, Internal Arguments and Divides.
Introduction to Buddhismm Pages 87-93.
Introduction to Christianity Sections: Christianity, History & Development, The E. Orthodox Church is Established, The Reformation gives rise to Protestantism.
Quiz: Images II Readings, Open From 2016_10_6 to 2016_10_9
Do: Week 7 Discussion Posts
Do: Images I Assignment
Week 8, October 9 – 15, Images II
Read, View, or Play: “Buddha, Life of the, in Art” Entire article.
Islam and ArtSections: Definitions and Dilemmas, The World in Islamic Art, An Ottoman Prayer Rug
Christianity in Art Sections: Examples: Three Images of Mary and Jesus.
Quiz: Numbers I Readings, Open From 2016_10_13 to 2016_10_16
Do: Week 8 Discussion Posts
Do: Images II Assignment
Week 9, October 16 – 22, Numbers I
Read, View, or Play: “What is Quantitative History
Sections “Populations and Samples” and “Displaying Data” in this article
Paying attention to the terms in the sidebar.
We will be using the website Gapminder next
week. The information in gapminder will not be on your quiz, but you may
wish to play with it prior to our discussions.
Quiz: Numbers II Readings, Open From 2016_10_20 to 2016_10_23
Do: Week 9 Discussion Posts
Do: Numbers 1 Assignment
Week 10, Oct 23 – 29, Numbers II
Read, View, or Play: “The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database” Guide Pages 1-28.
Quiz: Conversations I Readings, Open From 2016_10_27 to 2016_10_30
Do: Week 10 Discussion Posts
Do: Numbers 2 Assignment
Week 11, Oct 30 – Nov 5, Conversations I
Read, View, or Play: Introduction to Industrialization
Quiz: Conversations II Readings, Open From 2016_11_3 to 2016_11_6
Do: Week 11 Discussion Posts
Do: Conversations 1 Assignment
Week 12, November 6 – 12, Conversations II
Read, View, or Play: Global Industrialization: Video, image primary sources This page contains flash for video: you may need to try multiple browsers.
Quiz: Maps I Readings, Open From 2016_11_10 to 2016_11_13
Do: Week 12 Discussion Posts
Do: Conversations II Assignment
Week 13, November 13 – 19, Maps I
Read, View, or Play: Colonialism in Africa
Quiz: Maps II Readings, Open From 2016_11_10 to 2016_11_13
Do: Week 13 Discussion Posts
Do:Maps 1 Assignment
Week 14, November 20 – 26, Maps II
Read, View, or Play: “Searching for Sara Baartman”
Quiz: No quiz
Do: Week 14 Discussion Posts
Do: Maps 2 Assignment
Week 15, Nov 27 – Dec 3, Final Exhibit I
Read, View, or Play: Video Introduction to Omeka
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Quiz: No Quiz
Do: Week Discussion Posts
Do: Exhibit I Assignment
Week 16, December 4 – 10
Read, View, or Play: Review a Sample Exhibit