HIS 218 (Summer 2020)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
18 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.

Week Starts

Topic

Required Assignments and Critical Course Deadlines

Due Date

Possible Points

18 May

Unit 1: Introductions

Introduction paragraph, Extra credit syllabus quiz and Canvas post

Midnight
21 May

10+5

Unit 2: The Local Digital History Scene and the Evolution of the Web

Blog creation and post

Midnight
24 May

20+5

25 May

Unit 3: The Multi-Talented Blog (Social Media)

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (26 May)

Midnight
28 May

5

Unit 4: Building a Web Culture (Style Design Standards and HTML 5)

Blog post

Midnight
31 May

5

1 June

Unit 5: The Information Age (Some Local History Resources)

Blog post

Midnight
4 June

5

Unit 6: Copyright and the Web

Midterm Exam

Midnight
7 June

125

8 June

Unit 7: What Is Real and Not Real in the Digital and Real Worlds

Blog post

Midnight
11 June

5

Unit 8: Digitizing and Sourcing Images and Text (and Video)

Online exhibit assignment

Midnight
14 June

150

15 June

Unit 9: Digital Online Archives

Pinterest board assignment

Midnight
18 June

100

Unit 10: Final Exam

Final exam
Last Withdrawal Date (20 June)

Midnight
21 June

125

22 June

Unit 11: Data Visualization

Blog post

Midnight
25 June

5

Unit 12: GIS and History

Story map assignment

Midnight
28 June

150

29 June

Unit 13: Big Picture, User Participation Projects and Crowd-Sourcing (Genealogy)

Blog post

Midnight
2 July

5

Unit 14: Tools, Tools and Tools, What Exactly Are tools?

Timeline assignment

Midnight
5 July

150

6 July

Unit 15: Data Mining and Text Mining

Blog post

Midnight
9 July

5

Unit 16: Final Assignment and Course Review

Final Assignment (100), Reflective paragraph (20) and Canvas posting (5)
Course End Date (12 July)

Midnight
12 July

100+20+5

 

 

TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS

 

1,000

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Course grades are based on the following scale:

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