Explanation of Assignments and Grading
In HIS 111, you must do the following assignments:
Introduction (50 points)
Pre-History (50 points)
Ancient (50 points)
Hadith (50 points)
Ibn Battuta (50 points)
Midterm (150 points)
Final (250 points) In addition, you must
pass the final exam with a grade of "C" (175/250) or better to earn a
passing grade of "C" or better in this course.
Gilgamesh (100 points)
For the Web paper, you must do either the
Website Evaluation or the Wikipedia Analysis (100 points)
You must do one of these three available book papers [Confucius, Ramayana, or De Las Casas] (100 points)
Ten postings to Blackboard (50 points)
You may do a special project for up to 100 points extra credit (depends on the project).
You may do up to two additional book papers for up to 100 points extra credit each.
You may do up to two additional paragraphs (Quiché or Mongol) for up to 25 points extra credit each.
You may post five additional times to Blackboard for up to 5 points extra credit for each posting.
There are other extra credit options scattered elsewhere in the course for varying point amounts.
There are specific assignment deadlines in this course, and these are listed on the course schedule. You may not submit late extra credit work from a course unit. You may submit any of the course assignments, or optional course assignments late, but the maximum point value will then be reduced by one-half.
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