HIS 218 (Fall 2020)
8 Week Course Assignment Schedule
24 August 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

24 August

Unit 1: Introductions

Introduction paragraph, Extra credit syllabus quiz and Canvas post

Midnight
27 August

10+5

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

Blog creation and post

Midnight
30 August

20+5

31 August

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

Blog post
Last Refund Date/First Assignment Due Date Deadline (1 September)

Midnight
3 September

5

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

Blog post

Midnight
6 September

5

7 September

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

Blog post

Midnight
10 September

5

Unit 6: Copyright and the Web

Midterm Exam

Midnight
13 September

125

14 September

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

Blog post

Midnight
17 September

5

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

Online exhibit assignment

Midnight
20 September

150

21 September

Unit 9: Digital Online Archives

Pinterest board assignment

Midnight
24 September

100

Unit 10: Final Exam

Final exam
Last Withdrawal Date (27 September)

Midnight
27 September

125

28 September

Unit 11: Data Visualization

Blog post

Midnight
1 October

5

Unit 12: GIS and History

Story map assignment

Midnight
4 October

150

5 October

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

Blog post

Midnight
8 October

5

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

Timeline assignment

Midnight
11 October

150

12 October

Unit 15: Data Mining and Text Mining

Blog post

Midnight
15 October

5

Unit 16: Final Assignment and Course Review

Final Assignment (100), Reflective paragraph (20) and Canvas posting (5)
Course End Date (19 October)

Midnight
18 October

100+20+5

 

 

TOTAL REQUIRED POINTS

 

1,000

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Course grades are based on the following scale:

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