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Course: World History I

V World History I • 2016 listing - for reference only • Grade 9 or above • History Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Bruce McMenomy
* Sections
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Section 1 Instructor: Bruce McMenomy
Classes meet from September 6, 2016 to June 2, 2017
Monday 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM ET • Wednesday 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM ET
Enrollment Policy: Midyear Transfer Allowed
Tuition: $450.00

* Website
Please review more extensive materials at the teacher's World History I website.
* Description
This is a two-year course. World History covers political, social, and economic history of all parts of the world, from ancient civilizations through to the present. It is a survey course that will provide the student with a solid grounding in the key names, dates, civilizations, and movements of world history.
* Meetings
This course meets 2 times per week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
There are weekly reading assignments from the textbook, or from material provided on the website (see course page for details). Brief quizzes cover this material. There will also be written assignments, giving students the opportunity to learn to think and write about history in ways that require more than memorizing historical facts.
* Prerequisites
* Recommended background
No special background required.
* Instructor's Notes
This course is now taught by Mr. Christiansen, with frequent guest-teaching appearances from Dr. McMenomy.
V Textbooks and Materials
* A History of World Societies (Edition: 9)
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
This text is required.
ISBN: 0312666918
Publisher's website: A History of World Societies
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.

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