HIS 218 (Spring 2019)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
14 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
14 January Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
17 January
15

Unit 2, Part A, The Local Digital History Scene

Blog creation 8 am
21 January
20
Unit 2, Part B, The Evolution of the Digital Web Blog post 10
21 January Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog (Social Media)

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (22 January)


8 am
24 January
10
Unit 4: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post 8 am
28 January
10
28 January Unit 5: Copyright and the Web Blog post 8 am
31 January
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam Anytime before or on
4 February
125
4 February Unit 7: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are optional this week.) 8 am
7 February
10
Unit 8: The Information Age (Some Local History Resources) Project Proposal and Blog Post 8 am
11 February
50 + 10
11 February Unit 9: What Is Real and Not Real in the Digital and Real Worlds Blog post (Slatington News assignment is optional this week.)
8 am
14 February
10
Unit 10: Final Exam Final exam
Last Withdrawal Date (16 February)
Anytime before or on
18 February
150
18 February Unit 11: Digital Online Archives Blog post (Pinterest board assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
21 February
10
Unit 12: Data Visualization Blog post (Digital Visualization assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
25 February
10
25 February Unit 13: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing (Genealogy) Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
28 February
10
Unit 14: There are three possibilities for this unit. Option 1: GIS and History (Reston Historical Map assignment is optional.)
Blog post
8 am
4 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
4 March Unit 15: Project Presentation for Review Final Project Due and Blackboard posting 8 am
7 March
200+5
Unit 16 Project Completion and Course Review Final Final Project, Reflective paragraph and Blackboard posting
Course End Date (10 March)
8 am
10 March
20+5
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000
 
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Course grades are based on the following scale:

  • 1,000-900:  A
  •    899-800:  B
  •    799-700:  C
  •    699-600:  D
  •    599-000:  F

 

 

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