HIS 218 (Fall 2017)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
21 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
21 August Unit 1: Introductions Introduction paragraph, Syllabus quiz and Blackboard post 8 am
24 August
15
Unit 2: The Local Digital History Scene Blog creation and Blog post 8 am
28 August
20+10
28 August Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (29 August

8 am
31 August
10
Unit 4: The Evolution of the Digital Web Blog post 8 am
4 September
10
4 September Unit 5: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5) Blog post 8 am
7 September
10
Unit 6: Midterm Exam Midterm Exam 8 am
11 September
125
11 September Unit 7: Copyright and the Web Blog post 8 am
14 September
10
Unit 8: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video) Project proposal and Blog post (St. Petersburg map assignments are available in this unit.) 8 am
18 September
50+10
18 September Unit 9: The Information Age Blog post
8 am
21 September
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 (23 September)
8 am
25 September
10
25 September Unit 11: Final Exam Final exam 8 am
28 September
150
Unit 12: Digital Online Archives Blog post (Pinterest Board assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
2 October
10
2 October Unit 13: Data Visualization Project update and Blog post (Digital Visualization assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
5 October
10
Unit 14: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing Blog post (Historical Transcription assignment is available in this unit.) 8 am
9 October
10
9 October 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
12 October
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 (15 October)
8 am
15 October
200+20
    TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS   1,000

 

 

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