Schedule – 1102 – Spring 2017

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Weekly Schedule

Quizzes close on Sunday night at 8 p.m. Discussion and all assignments are due by Friday at 8 p.m.

Week 1, January 9-13: History Bootcamp I

Read, View, or Play: Read this first

Video intro to historical thinking

Intro to primary vs. secondary sources

Plagiarism tutorial

Do: Take the Self Assesment to help me understand you better as a learner.
Quiz: History Bootcamp II Readings(Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 1 Discussion Posts

Week 2, January 15-20: History Bootcamp II

Read, View, or Play: You will need your Star ID to log in to our Library Databases for these readings.

Textbook reading on Ottoman Emire
Letter of Ogier
http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200605/suleymaniye/default.htm

Letter from Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq to the Holy Roman Emperor around 1555-1562

A virtual walking tour of the Suleymaine Mosque.

Do: Bootcamp II: Source Analysis
Quiz: Words I Readings (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 2 Discussion Posts

Week 3, January 22-27, Words I

Read, View, or Play: Wu Cheng'en Reading: Journey to the West
Introduction to William Shakespeare
Introduction to Miguel de Cervantes NOTE- NEW READING!
Voyant tools
Google ngrams

Do:Words I Assignment
Quiz: The quiz is based on your use of Voyant and Google Ngrams. (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 3 Discussion Posts

Week 4, January 29- February 3, Words II

Read, View, or Play: You will use the following texts the Words II assignment. I do not expect you to read all of Shakespeare, Don Quijote, and Journey to the West. Rather, these texts will be input into our Voyant to do analysis.

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 Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 4 Discussion Posts
Do: Words II Assignment

Week 5, February 5-10, Time I

Read, View, or Play: British India Sections on Domestic life (2) and Economic life (2)

Quiz: Time II Readings, (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 5 Discussion Posts
Do: Time I Assignment
Questions for Time I Assignment

Week 6, February 12-17, Time II

Read, View, or Play: Tokugawa Japan Sections on Domestic life (2) and Economic life (2)

Quiz: Images I Readings, (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 6 Discussion Posts
Do: Time II Assignment
Do: How to Create a KinghtLab Timeline

Week 7, February 19-24, 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 Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 7 Discussion Posts
Do: Images I Assignment

Week 8, February 26- March 3, 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 Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 8 Discussion Posts
Do: Images II Assignment

Spring break

Week 9, March 12-17, Numbers I

Read, View, or Play: "What is Quantitative History

Reading and Organizing Quantitative Evidence

A brief history of statistics

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 Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 9 Discussion Posts
Do: Numbers 1 Assignment

Week 10, March 19-24, Numbers II

Read, View, or Play: "The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database" Guide Pages 1-28.

Quiz: Conversations I Readings, (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 10 Discussion Posts
Do: Numbers 2 Assignment

Week 11, March 26-31, Conversations I

Read, View, or Play: Introduction to Industrialization

Quiz: Conversations II Readings (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 11 Discussion Posts
Do: Conversations 1 Assignment

Week 12, April 2-7, 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 Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 12 Discussion Posts
Do: Conversations II Assignment

Week 13, April 9-14, Maps I

Read, View, or Play: Colonialism in Africa

Quiz: Maps II Readings, (Open Thursday at noon until Sunday at 8 p.m.)
Do: Week 13 Discussion Posts
Do:Maps 1 Assignment

Week 14, April 16-21 , Maps II

Read, View, or Play: "Searching for Sara Baartman"

Quiz: No quiz
Do: Week 14 Discussion Posts
Do: Maps 2 Assignment

Week 15, April 23-28, Final Exhibit I

Read, View, or Play: Video Introduction to Omeka

I decided against using Omeka. Instead, we are going to use WordPress. This will cut down on having to learn a new Content Management System.
Quiz: No Quiz
Do: Week Discussion Posts
Do: Exhibit I Assignment

Week 16, April 29 - May 5

Read, View, or Play: Review a Sample Exhibit

Course Evaluation:
Do: Week 16 Discussion Posts
Do: Exhibits 2 Assignment: Peer Review (html)
Exhibits 2 Assignment: Peer Review (txt file)

Week 17 (Finals), May 7-12

Do: Final Exhibit Assignment