HIS 218
Unit 16: Project Completion and Course Review

 
Forbidden City
Forbidden City, Beijing, China.  Photo courtesy T. Michelle Romano.
 
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Short introduction

You've now completed the course and your final project, and you'll reflect on your work in the course.

What you must do in this unit

  • If you have not yet done so, read Rosenzweig's textbook (chapter 9: Final Thoughts).

SUBMIT

  • Complete revisions on your final project (200 points).
  • Submit the required Reflective paragraph (20 points).
  • Post in the discussion forum a comment on what you found most interesting about your study in this course and include a suggestion for improving the course. Suggestions are very valuable as we are always making revisions to the course. (5 points)
  • IMPORTANT, as we come to the end of the course: To earn a grade of A, B, C or D, you must complete all required assignments and the two exams and earn the required number of points in the course.

Unit learning objectives

  • Upon successful completion of this unit and with the completion of your final digital project, you will have demonstrated your mastery of the course goals and objectives, which are
    • Explain the evolution, key concepts and practices of digital history.
    • Evaluate and use digital tools, resources and social media to support emerging and traditional methods in the practice of history.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of copyright and intellectual property issues and be able to properly apply intellectual property requirements to the creation and use of digital historical materials.
    • Create a digital historical project using primary source materials that makes use of research skills appropriate and necessary in the digital age.
    • Show computer competency in history-specific skills necessary for successful transfer or employment.
    • Manipulate and interpret digital historical materials such as maps, databases and statistics.
 
 

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