Global Media Studies

Your teachers: Crystal, Jessica and Lisa

Class Syllabus and Grading Policy 

 

Global Regents Online Review 

 

Our course of study:

 

Unit 1: Ancient World (400 B.C. to 500 A.D.) - A study of the Ancient Civilizations of Asia, Africa and Europe.

Unit 2: Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500 to 1200) - A study of how different regions of the world encountered and exchanged ideas with each other from the Gupta Empire to the Crusades.

Unit 3: Global Interaction (1200 to 1650) - A study of how the interaction of the Japanese, Mongol and African Civilizations and the spirit of the Renaissance led to the exchange of ideas, trade and changes in society.

Unit 4: The First Global Age (1450 to 1750) - A study of how the encounter among the Ming, Ottoman, Spanish, Portuguese and Mesoamerican empires led to changes in the world.

Unit 5: Age of Revolution (1750 to 1914) - A study of how the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, political revolution, nationalism, industrialism and imperialism influenced the world.

Unit 6: Half Century of Crisis and Achievement - A study of how World War I, the Russian Revolution, rise of dictatorship in Europe, the rise of nationalism in Asia and the Middle East and World War II affected the world.

Unit 7: The 20th Century Since 1945 - A study of the political, economical and social changes that influenced Europe, Asia, Latin America, the United States and the Middle East.

Unit 8: Global Connections and Interactions: A study of how overpopulation, urbanization, globalization, ethnic rivalry and other economic and political issues are influencing the world.