Course

24/7 World History

World history is a subject that embraces all humanity, not just individual nations, ethnic groups, or civilizations. It emphasizes three rationales for investigating the human past; Knowing who we are, Preparing to live in the world, Attaining cultural literacy on a world scale.

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8 Units

COURSE INTRODUCTION:

In this course, you will be introduced to the concepts of World History.


IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL WATCH VIDEOS, READ ARTICLES, AND REVIEW PRESENTATIONS ON VARIOUS WORLD HISTORY EVENTS AND TOPICS. ALSO, YOU WILL TAKE NOTES ON THE MATERIAL, COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS, ANSWER RESEARCH QUESTIONS, PARTICIPATE IN A GROUP DISCUSSION FORUM, COMPLETE QUIZZES, AND CREATE VIDEOS ON THE MATERIAL FOR YOUNGER AUDIENCES.


COURSE INFORMATION

  • SKILLS PRACTICED: Reading Comprehension, Writing, Listening, Research, Note-Taking, Reflection, Critical Thinking, Media Production and Design, Technology, Project Management, Attention to Detail
  • SUBJECTS COVERED: 24/7 World History
  • POTENTIAL SUCCESS HABITS DEVELOPED: Time Management and Organization, Striving for Accuracy, Gathering Data Through All Senses/Capacity to Research, Active Memorization and Recall, Questioning and Posing Problems, Listening with Understanding and Empathy, Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision, Providing and Seeking Mentorship, Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • COURSE DURATION: 180 Hours
  • COURSE REQUIREMENTS: You will need to have access to Google Drive to access the project and assignments
  • COURSE PARTICIPATION: Learners can participate in this course individually or as a group.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL:

  • Understand the concepts of World History

COURSE – INSTRUCTIONS:

You have multiple steps and resources to review and complete in this course. We recommend that you complete one step at a time. Do not rush your learning or to complete the assignment. Some of the information in the learning materials are new, and some of it is repetitious. The learning materials have been chosen to provide you different viewpoints on the same topics. We believe repetition brings mastery but feel free to skip if need be.


CLICK THE SECTIONS BELOW TO BEGIN THIS COURSE:

Course Scenario: You are a high school intern for the Museum of Natural History in New York City. You have an opportunity to work on several exhibits that cover the different topics within World History. 

Unit 1: Beginnings of the World- 600 BCE

Unit 2: Classical Religions - 600 BCE - 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations

Unit 2a: Classical Empires - 600 BCE - 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations

Unit 2b: Classical Trade - 600 BCE - 600 CE Second-Wave Civilizations

Unit 3: 600 - 1450 Regional and interregional interactions

Unit 4: 1450 - 1750 Renaissance and Reformation

Unit 5: 1750 -1900 Enlightenment and Revolution

Unit 6: The 20th century