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Term :
Spring 2018
Course Name :
History 171-72 (4644)
Course Title :
World History Since 1500
Class Notes :
  • 8 week class from 03/28/18 to 05/16/18.
  • This is a HYBRID class. This means that there are both on-campus and online Internet activities required. To participate in this class you must attend all scheduled on-campus classes and have access to a computer that has a reliable internet connection. Students should access http://online.valleycollege.edu during the week prior to the semester start date. All information regarding this class, including course-specific technology requirements, will be found on that webpage. The course may not be accessible to students until the first day of the class, Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
Instructor :
M. Rounds
E-Mail Address :
Phone Number :
909-747-9908
Instructor Comments :
Welcome to the high tech / low tech world of hybrid history. We'll have weekly class meetings (required) and weekly online work to do (also required). Because this class runs only 8 weeks, we'll need to get off to a fast start. Be sure to come to class on the first day (Wednesday, March 28 at 6 pm) or you may be dropped!

An unexpected situation has forced the department to reshuffle some History 171 faculty assignments just a few weeks before our class starts. Also, the Valley campus bookstore is being privatized, and new management is coming in. Inevitably, there will be book issues. (And the new folks have already raised the prices!)

Here's the textbook we'll be using:
Peter von Sivers
Patterns of World History, vol. two, from 1400
BRIEF Third Edition
ISBN: 978-0-19-069732-7

A different section is also using Patterns -- but a non-Brief edition with primary sources included. It's a lot thicker and a lot more expensive, so be sure you're getting the BRIEF edition.

It would be great if you could have the book by the first day of class, or within a few days after that.

You can call me Mike. I'm looking forward to meeting you soon -- specifically, on March 28th!

Michael Rounds

Primary Course Management System

Canvas by Instructure

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