Schedule — 1101 — Fall 2016

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Schedule: World History 1101, Fall 2016

For my face-to-face students, our daily class outline

Week 1, Aug 21 – 27: History Bootcamp I

Read, View, or Play: * Read this first

Do: Read the Read this first document, read the syllabus, take the syllabus quiz and and aswer the self assessment.

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.

  • "Homo Sapiens Migrate from Africa." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 1: Africa. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 7-10. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Aug. 2015. Link

  • "Aborigines Arrives in Australia." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 6-8. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Aug. 2015. Link

  • "The First Settlers Arrive in South America." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 3: Central and South America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 7-9. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Aug. 2015.
    Link

  • "Agriculture Develops in the Fertile Crescent." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 5: Middle East. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 7-10. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Aug. 2015.
    Link

  • "The Second Wave of Bering Strait Migration Begins." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 6: North America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 9-12. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Aug. 2015.
    Link

  • "The City of Caral Is Built." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 3: Central and South America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 10-12. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Aug. 2015.
    Link

  • Leftwich, Brent. "Prehistoric Europe: Overview." Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO, 2015. Web. 23 Aug. 2015.
    Link
    Do: Markdown Tutorial
    History Bootcamp II Assignment

Week 3, September 4 - 10, Time I

Read, View, or Play: * "Harappa Emerges as Major Indus Valley City." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 13-16. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015.Link

  • "The New KingDom Begins in Egypt." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 1: Africa. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 18-22. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • "Sargon the Great Founds the Akkadian Empire." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 5: Middle East. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 25-27. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • "Aspasia of Miletus (c. 464 BCEñc. 420 BCE)." Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages. Ed. Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer. Vol. 1. Detroit: Yorkin Publications, 2007. 92. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • "Aryans Compose the Vedas." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 33-35. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • Do:Time I Assignment
    Complete the Markdown Tutorial

Week 4, September 11 – 17, Time II, Quiz 3

Read, View, or Play: * "Hammurabi Establishes a Legal Code." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 5: Middle East. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 38-40. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • "Zoroastrianism Is Founded in Persia." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 5: Middle East. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 58-61. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Sept. 2015. Link

  • Code of Hammurabi Laws 25, 108, 129, 130, & 132

  • Sita Sings the Blues: Clip from full-length movie

    The entire movie is a cartoon that intertwines the story of Rama and Sita with the story of the artist who made the movie, who experienced a similar treatment by her man. The score is a 1920s American jazz singer. As you'll read and see, Rama is a god, Sita his human wife who is kidnapped by another god, and then rescued by Rama, his brother, and their friend the Monkey King. I've included other links if you're interested in exploring more about the movie.

Once you've had a chance to digest the clip of Sita Sings the Blues consider how he movie was created. The director, Nina Paley, set the myth of the Ramayana to Jazz singer Annette Harshaw 1920's music, with modern day Indians telling the story. As an additional layer, Paley interweaves her story of heartbreak into the film. To say this is a complex mix of history and pop culture would be an understatement.

For your information
Sita Sings the Blues (full movie)
Movie Review of Sita Sings the Blues
"Quick guide to the Ramayana" From our friends at the British Library

Do Time II Assignment

Week 5, Sept 18 – 24, Images I, Quiz 4

Read, View, or Play: * Loy, Pamela S. "Lysistrata." World Literature and Its Times: Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced Them. Joyce Moss. Vol. 8: Classical Literature and Its Times. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 209-217. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015. Link

  • "Chandragupta Founds the Mauryan Empire." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 50-53. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015. Link

  • Sacks, David. "Alexander the Great." Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World, Third Edition. New York: Facts On File, 2015. Accessed September 14, 2015.
    Link

I O'Neal, Michael J. "Art in Ancient Greece." Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World. New York: Facts On File, 2007. Accessed September 14, 2015. Link

  • Brown, Robert. "Guptan Period Art." Encyclopedia of India. Ed. Stanley Wolpert. Vol. 2. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006. 164-167. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015. Link

Do: Images I Assignment

Week 6, Sept 25 – Oct 1, Images II, Quiz 5

Read, View, or Play: Met Museum Gupta Collection Open at least ten images and note their commonalities and differences.

Selection from Lysistrata

Hellenistic Art Read introductory text on web page and view slide show, reading captions on images.

Africans in Ancient Greek Art Read introductory text on web page and view slide show, reading captions on images.

Do: Images II Assignment

Week 7, October 2 – 8, Maps Week I, Quiz 6

Read, View, or Play: "Geography" World Eras. Ed. John T. Kirby. Vol. 3: Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.- 476 C.E. Detroit: Gale, 2001. 396-398. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015. Link

"Augustus Becomes the First Roman Emperor." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 4: Europe. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 40-43. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.Link

"The Han Dynasty Is Established." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 62-65. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.Link

Introduction to GIS Click on link to Download pdf.

"Cleopatra VII Commits Suicide." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 1: Africa. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 49-53. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 29 Sept. 2015. Link

"The Mound Builders: Poverty Point, Adena, Hopewell, and Mississippian Cultures." UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Ed. Laurie J. Edwards. 3rd ed. Vol. 1: Northeast, Subartic. Detroit: UXL, 2012. 165-181. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 29 Sept. 2015. Link

Do: Maps I Assignment

Week 8, October 9 – 15, Maps II, Quiz 7

Read, View, or Play: Digital Augustan Rome: Read Mapping Augustan Rome, An Introduction & #247 on map "Circus Maximus"

Orbis Atlas of the Roman World: Read "Home," "Introduction," and "Understanding" sections.

"A Tour through Ancient Rome in 320 C.E."

Do: Maps II Assignment
Face-to-Face class: Video Roman archeology we watched in class.

Week 9, October 16 – 22, Words I, Quiz 8

Read, View, or Play: Mayan Creation Myths

An introduction to Sastra Literature

Voyant Tools website

Do: Words I Assignment

Week 10, Oct 23 – 29, Words II, Quiz 9

Read, View, or Play: Popul Vuh short reading

Creation Myths Background Reading

Creation Myths in the Bible

Creation Myths in Mayan Society

Full text for to use for the assignment on the Law of Manu *Do not read - we'll use it in Voyant

Do: Words II Assignment

Week 11, Oct 30 – Nov 5, Numbers I, Quiz 10

Read, View, or Play: Early Martime Contacts in India

Silk Road

Medieval European Trade

What is Quantitative History

Reading and Organizing Quantitative History

Historical Statistics for the World Economy, 1-1500C.E For our Numbers 1 Assignment, not on the quiz.

Do: Numbers I Assignment

Week 12, November 6 – 12, Numbers II, Quiz 11

Read, View, or Play: Trade in the Medieval World

European Trade: Medieval World

Islamic World Trade: Medieval World

Coins and Monetary Exchange in the Byzantine Empire: Medieval World

Chinese Trade: Medieval World

Do: Numbers 2 Assignment
Select Per Capita GDP World History Excel File

Week 13, November 13 – 19, Conversations I, Quiz 12

Read, View, or Play: Background on Mansa Musa

Background on the Plague

Background on the Mongols

Also, see Conversations I assignment for additional instructions. You will find social media writings on Mansa Musa, the Mongols, and the Black Death. Both these background readings and your knowledge of twitter, pinterest, and wordpress will be tested in this week's quiz.

Do: Conversations 1 Assignment

Week 14, November 20 – 26, Conversations II, Quiz 13

Read, View, or Play: "Social Media as a Primary Soruce: A Coming of Age"

Ballandus: read the latest two posts.

Do: Conversations 2 Assignment

Week 15, Nov 27 – Dec 3, Final Exhibit I

Read, View, or Play: Introduction to Omeka
Do: Exhibits 1 Assignment

Week 16, December 4 – 10

Read, View, or Play:
Do: Exhibits 2 Assignment: Peer Review (html)
Exhibits 2 Assignment: Peer Review (txt file)

Week 17 (Finals), December 11 – 17