HIS 218 (Summer 2017)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
22 May 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
22 May Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
25 May
15
Unit 2: The Local Digital History Scene Blog creation and Blog post 8 am
29 May
20+10
29 May Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (30 May)


8 am
1 June
10
Unit 4: The Evolution of the Digital Web Blog post 8 am
5 June
10
5 June Unit 5: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post 8 am
8 June
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam 8 am
12 June
125
12 June Unit 7: Copyright and the Web Blog post 8 am
15 June
10
Unit 8: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are available in this unit.) 8 am
19 June
10
19 June Unit 9: The Information Age Project proposal and Blog post
8 am
22 June
50+10
Unit 10: What Is Real and Not Real in the Digital and Real Worlds Blog post (Slatington News assignment is available in this unit.)
Last Withdrawal Date (24 June)
8 am
26 June
10
26 June Unit 11: Final Exam Final exam 8 am
29 June
150
Unit 12: Digital Online Archives Blog post (Pinterest Board assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
3 July
10
3 July Unit 13: Data Visualization Project update and Blog post (Digital Visualization assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
6 July
10
Unit 14: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
10 July
10
10 July Unit 15: There are three possibilities for this unit. Option 1: GIS and History (Reston Historical Map and the Story Map assignments are available in this unit.)
Blog post
8 am
13 July
10
Option 2: Tools, Tools and Tools, What Exactly Are tools? (Timeline assignment is available in this unit.)
Blog post
Option 3: Data Mining and Text Mining (Historical Translation assignment is available in this unit.)
Blog post
Unit 16: Project Presentation and Review Final project and Reflective paragraph
Course End Date (16 July)
8 am
16 July
200+20
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000

 

 

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