HIS 218 (Fall 2018)
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
27 August
15

Unit 2, Part A, The Local Digital History Scene

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

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


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