Author Archives: Katherine McDonough

More Final exam tips

More tips to help you study for the final exam: these questions might be short essay questions or broken down into keyword definitions.   Considering The Human Web, Chapter 6: Please describe the central nodes and the frontier areas of the Old World Web in Eurasia. What differentiated societies living within the Old World Web from […]

Final Exam

11:10-12:30 Final = Wednesday, December 12 11:45am-2:15pm 12:40-2pm Final = Monday, December 10 3-5:30pm *Meet in our normal classroom The format of the final is the same as the midterm, just longer short ids = 2-3 concise sentences identifying the historical time/place and significance of the keyword in relation to material covered in the course […]

Christine de Pizan and Renaissance Women

Christine de Pizan (b. 1365 in Venice- d. 1430 in Poissy) De Pizan’s father moved  his family to France when he became the court astrologer/physician to Charles V . Her father and later her husband supported her studies, and when the latter passed away, de Pizan began to support herself and her children by writing […]

FInal Paper Portfolio

Contents: Copy/Image of primary source Primary source justification Peer review(s) of primary source Annotated bibliography Outline Peer review(s) of outline response to peer review(s) of outline Peer notes on oral presentation First draft of complete paper Peer review(s) of first draft Annotated draft after visit to writing center (evidence of working with writing tutor)  

Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Near a Thousand Tables excerpt

Reading distributed in class on Thursday, also available in my faculty mailbox in FloMo. Add your comments and questions about the excerpt here.

Bridging World History Unit 16 video

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Human Web Chapter 6

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