History 101 Section 03

History 101 Section 03 - Dr. Yaran HST 101 Fall 2010 MW...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Dr. Yaran MW 4:30-5:45 HST 101 MAK B 1-120 Fall 2010 History 101: Introduction to World Civilizations Section 03 MW 4:30-5:45 Mackinac Hall B 1-120 Instructor: Dr. Mary Clingerman Yaran Office: MAK D 1-106 Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00-4:00 By appointment Phone: 331-8817 Email: yaranm@gvsu.edu This syllabus is subject to change with appropriate notice in writing, e-mail, or in-class announcement Required Reading Materials Bentley, Jerry H., Herbert F. Ziegler, and Heather E. Sheets, Traditions and Encounters: A Brief Global History, (Boston, etc. … : McGraw Hill, 2008), Second Edition. *brief and combined* Instructor provided primary sources and other materials made available via Blackboard. These will be indicated by an asterisk* Course Description Designed to support general education goals and develop historical perspectives, this course will consider cross-cultural encounters on the world stage from antiquity to the present. We will pay particular attention to the increasing cultural contacts between and among various civilizations throughout history. As such, we will consider concepts of race, ethnicity, gender, and religion and their development in and influences on world history and civilizations. We will analyze written and visual sources produced by members of the societies under consideration to develop a better understanding of how the interaction of political, social, economic, and cultural factors influenced the historical development of world civilizations. This course has no prerequisites. Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: This course fulfills the goals of the General Education Program by developing critical and creative thinking, problem-solving skills, the ability to analyze and use evidence effectively, and communication skills through reading assignments, lectures, discussions, and examinations. As an introduction to the field of history, students will recognized historical arguments and evaluate supporting evidence and themes. Also, students will weigh and evaluate primary documents for reliability. Students will develop a greater understanding of the cultural diversity of the historical and modern world. Students will gain a greater understanding of the rise of complex human societies as well as a greater appreciation for the connections between various civilizations. 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Dr. Yaran MW 4:30-5:45 HST 101 MAK B 1-120 Fall 2010 As a solid comprehension of world geography is a key element to understanding world history, students will increase their geographical knowledge of the world throughout different periods of history. Students will gain a greater appreciation for the world’s great wisdom traditions and their influence on world civilizations.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 9

History 101 Section 03 - Dr. Yaran HST 101 Fall 2010 MW...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online