HIS 218 (Summer 2019)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
20 May Start Date

Grades are recorded in the gradebook in Canvas. For an explanation of the critical course deadlines, highlighted on the schedule in bold, please see the course syllabus in Canvas.

Week Starts Topic Required Assignments and Critical Course Deadlines Due Date Possible
Points
20 May Unit 1: Introductions Formal introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Canvas introduction discussion post Midnight
Thursday
23 May
15

Unit 2, Part A, The Local Digital History Scene

Blog creation and post Midnight
Sunday
26 May
20
Unit 2, Part B, The Evolution of the Digital Web Blog post 10
27 May Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog (Social Media)

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (28 May)


Midnight
Thursday
30 May
10
Unit 4: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post Midnight
Sunday
2 June
10
3 June Unit 5: Copyright and the Web Blog post Midnight
Thursday
6 June
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam Midnight
Sunday
9 June
125
10 June Unit 7: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are available in this unit.) Midnight
Thursday
13 June
10
Unit 8: The Information Age Project Proposal and Blog Post Midnight
Sunday
16 June
50 + 10
17 June Unit 9: What Is Real and Not Real in the Digital and Real Worlds Blog post (Slatington News assignment is available in this unit.)
Midnight
Thursday
20 June
10
Unit 10: Final Exam Final exam
Last Withdrawal Date (22 June)
Midnight
Sunday
23 June
150
24 June Unit 11: Digital Online Archives Blog post (Pinterest board assignment is available in this unit.) Midnight
Thursday
27 June
10
Unit 12: Data Visualization Blog post (Data Visualization assignment is available in this unit.) Midnight
Sunday
30 June
10
1 July Unit 13: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing (Genealogy) Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is available in this unit.) Midnight
Thursday
4 July
10
Unit 14: There are three possibilities for this unit. Option 1: GIS and History (Reston Historical Map assignment is available in this unit.)
Blog post
Midnight
Sunday
7 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
8 July Unit 15: Project Presentation for Review Final Project Due and Canvas Project Discussion post Midnight
Thursday
11 July
200+5
Unit 16 Project Completion and Course Review Final Final Project, Reflective paragraph and Canvas Suggestion Discussion post
Course End Date (14 July)
Midnight
Sunday
14 July
20+5
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000
 
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Course grades are based on the following scale:

  • 1,010-900:  A
  •    899-800:  B
  •    799-700:  C
  •    699-600:  D
  •    599-000:  F

 

 

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