HIS 218 (Summer 2018)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
30 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
30 May Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
4 June
15

Unit 2, Part A, The Local Digital History Scene

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

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


8 am
7 June
10
Unit 4: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post 8 am
11 June
10
11 June Unit 5: Copyright and the Web Blog post 8 am
14 June
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam Anytime before or on
18 June
125
18 June Unit 7: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are optional this week.) 8 am
21 June
10
Unit 8: The Information Age Project Proposal and Blog Post 8 am
25 June
50 + 10
25 June 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
28 June
10
Unit 10: Final Exam Final exam
Last Withdrawal Date (2 July)
Anytime before or on
2 July
150
2 July Unit 11: Digital Online Archives Blog post (Pinterest board assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
5 July
10
Unit 12: Data Visualization Blog post (Digital Visualization assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
9 July
10
9 July Unit 13: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing (Genealogy) Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is optional this week.) 8 am
12 July
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
16 July
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
16 July Unit 15: Project Presentation for Review Final Project Due and Blackboard posting 8 am
19 July
200+5
Unit 16 Project Completion and Course Review Final Final Project, Reflective paragraph and Blackboard posting
Course End Date (24 July)
8 am
23 July
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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