WOH2022

World History II

Course Code: WOH2022

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course is a comprehensive global perspective of world history. It is the study of all geographical areas and civilizations. It identifies and explores and links among civilization that produce a multi-centered world history while paying particular attention to unique identities and contributions. It examines briefly the various political and economic systems, religions, philosophies, and renowned leaders of the world civilizations and societies. The perspective is multicultural and multifaceted to affect a more integrated understanding of global development. This course spans the eras from the Enlightenment to the present. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.

Course Details

Instructors:

Robert L. Ivey, M.S.
Professor
Office: C-101
iveyr@chipola.edu
850-718-2236

Richard Ivey, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor
iveyrichard@chipola.edu
850-718-3224

Mary McClendon, MAT
Adjunct Instructor
mcclendonm@chipola.edu
850-718-2319

Levester Ramsey, Jr., M.S.
Adjunct Instructor
ramseyl@chipola.edu
850-718-2319

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Weisner-Hanks, M. et. al. (2018). A History of World Societies. 12th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2018. Print. ISBN: 9781319058951

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SS-1 Identify theories, hypotheses and research methodologies that behavioral scientists use to explain, investigate and predict behaviors and social trends.

SS-2 Use appropriate social and behavioral science investigation techniques to analyze contemporary social issues.

SS-3 Identify and investigate interdisciplinary courses in the social and behavioral sciences, such as, history, criminal justice, economics, etc. and establish how these courses are inter-related from a global perspective.

SS-4 Create and utilize current technologies in developing oral and written presentations on topics relevant to subject matter under the auspices of social and behavioral sciences.

SS-5 Identify fundamental modalities used to promote understanding of differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Identify contemporary social and political crisis to their philosophical and cultural roots.

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-5

Quizzes, documented essays, unit tests, tests

Examine the social and cultural traditions of ethnic groups within societies and how ethnic groups are impacted by the larger society.

SS-1, SS-3, SS-5

Tests, writing assignments

Examine Modern world development in the light of multicultural and social influences.

SS-2

Tests, writing assignments

Analyze the relationships among world cultures and how those relationships shape world events.

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-5

Tests, writing assignments

 

  1. Read all assigned materials.
  2. Attend and participate in class discussions.
  3. Complete study guides and notes from class discussions and lectures.
  4. Courses taught under the auspices of the Social and Behavioral Sciences will include an oral component, oral presentations and/or classroom discussions.

Note: Online and Distance Learning courses will not contain the oral component.

Chapters are as follow:

19. New Worldviews and Ways of Life, 1540-1790
20. Africa and the World 1400-1800
21. Continuity and Change in East Asia 1400-1800
22. Revolutions in the Atlantic World 1775-1825
23. The Revolution in Energy and Industry 1760-1850
24. Ideologies of Change in Europe 1815-1914
25. Africa, The Ottoman Empire, and the New Imperialism 1800-1914
26. Asia and the Pacific in the Era of Imperialism 1810-1910
27. The Americas in the Age of Liberalism 1810-1914
28. World War and the Revolution 1914-1929
29. Nationalism in Asia 1914-1939
30. The Great Depression and World War II 1929-1945
31. Decolonization, Revolution and the Cold War 1945-1968
32. Liberalization 1968-2000s
33. The Contemporary World in Historical Perspective

College-wide policies and resources

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