The ability to imagine and
think about history as both joint and separate enterprises by men and women is
a key part of what I must pass on, not because I am a feminist, but because
that is the way it happened. – Judith P. Zinnser
For Students Registered in History 2A, World History to 1500, Summer 2016:
I look forward to meeting all of you soon.
textbook you are required to have for the course: Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with
Sources, Volume 1 by Robert Strayer. ISBN
978-319-01841-2 A digital
version of the book is also available.
Your final exam will be
in-person, on the Cabrillo College Main Campus during the final exam week. You
will need to have a photo ID to take the exam. Students who are taking the
course outside of the Santa Cruz area may arrange to take the exam at an
approved proctoring center in their location. (This may cost you a fee,
depending on where you decide to take the exam.)
this is a summer session course, we will do the equivalent of a semester of
work (16 weeks) in one quarter the amount of time. So this will be an intense 4
weeks! In addition to the required textbook above, you will also have reading
available online, as well as a number of weekly quizzes and written assignments.
You must have access to a reliable internet connection and a reliable computer
with basic word processing and audio/visual capabilities.
have any questions, please feel free to email me. I will send out an email to
the entire class the week before the course starts with further instructions,
so please make sure that you register with an email address that you check
frequently. You will be able to log into Canvas (our online learning platform)
the first day of class, June 13.