HIS 218 (Fall 2016)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
22 August 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 August Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
25 August
15
Unit 2: The Local Digital History Scene Blog creation
Blog post
8 am
29 August
20+10
29 August Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog

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


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

 

 

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