HIS 218 (Spring 2017)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
30 January Start Date

 
Grades are recorded in the gradebook in Blackboard. 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
30 January Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
2 February
15
Unit 2: The Local Digital History Scene Blog creation and blog post 8 am
6 February
20+10
6 February Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog (Social Media)

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (7 February)


8 am
9 February
10
Unit 4: The Evolution of the Digital Web Blog post 8 am
13 February
10
13 February Unit 5: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post 8 am
16 February
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam 8 am
20 February
125
20 February Unit 7: Copyright and the Web Blog post 8 am
23 February
10
Unit 8: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Project Proposal and Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are optional this week.) 8 am
27 February
50+10
27
February
Unit 9: The Information Age Blog post
8 am
2 March
10
Unit 10: What Is Real and Not Real in the Digital and Real Worlds Blog post (Slatington News assignment is optional this week.)
Last Withdrawal Date (4 March)
8 am
6 March
10
6 March Unit 11: Final Exam Final exam 8 am
9 March
150
Unit 12: Digital Online Archives Blog post 8 am
13 March
10
13 March Unit 13: Data Visualization Blog post (Digital Visualization assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
16 March
10
Unit 14: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing (Genealogy) Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
20 March
10
20 March Unit 15: There are three possibilities for this unit. Option 1: GIS and History (Reston Historical Map assignment is optional.)
Blog post
8 am
23 March
10
Option 2: Tools, Tools and Tools, What Exactly Are tools? (Timeline assignment is optional.)
Blog post
Option 3: Data Mining and Text Mining (Historical Translation assignment is optional.)
Blog post
Unit 16: Project Presentation and Review Final project, Reflective paragraph and Blackboard posting
Course End Date (26 March)
8 am
26 March
200+20
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000

 

 

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