History 161-56747 - World History 1 - Aaron Silverman
|Course:||World History 1|
My name is Dr. Aaron Silverman, and I look forward to being your instructor for History 161 during Fall 2021 at College of the Canyons. I can be reached at my COC email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Access to the Canvas online course is through the following URL, https://coc.instructure.com/. Follow the instructions to log in, and email me if you have any difficulties. Students must complete the syllabus quiz by 11:59 pm on the first Wednesday of the course, or they will be dropped from my roster.
Examines world civilization from prehistory through the1500's, including Greek and Roman philosophies, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, political institutions, social practices, literature, women's status, and cross-cultural influences.
What to Expect in this Course
The online course I teach differs from traditional on campus courses in a number of ways. First, there are no face-to-face meetings. Second, there are no formal instructor delivered lectures. Third, classroom discussions among and between students are conducted in a largely asynchronous environment. While these are noticeable differences, the academic rigor expected is similar a traditionally formatted course. I expect that students will keep pace with the readings, provide thoughtful analysis about the readings and their related discussion topics, and devote significant time each week to this class. Online academic endeavors are no different than what is expected of students who take History courses in the traditional classroom setting at the Valencia or Canyon Country campuses.
Types of Assessments
Quizzes, Essays, Presentation, Discussions.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
A History of World Societies, Combined Volume, 11th Edition
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Last updated: 07/06/2021 Sub#: 342