This course is a study of world history from Creation until the present day. One semester, three hours
- In Their Words, edited by Ray Notgrass, Charlene Notgrass, and John Notgrass
- Papers, 40%
- Required reading, 20%
- Notes, 40%
- Watch each lecture, in order, and take notes. There must be a minimum of two pages of notes (in bullet point or outline form) per lecture. These notes must be typed and emailed to the instructor at the conclusion of the
- Complete reading assignments per the schedule given. At the conclusion of the course, send a list of the reading assignments you completed, along with your electronic
- Complete and submit
- All assignments (including notes) must be typed and submitted by email to [email protected]. Assignments should be written in 11-point simple font (e.g., no Papyrus or Edwardian Script) with 1.5 spacing and standard margins on all Please include a standard NFBC title page.
Grading Guidelines for Papers:
- A+ — all parts of the topic discussed thoroughly and logically and clearly went above and No formatting/spelling/grammatical errors.
- A-B — all parts of the topic discussed thoroughly and logically. Some spelling/grammatical/formatting
- C-D — all parts of the topic discussed thoroughly, but with logical faults. Many spelling/grammatical/formatting
- F — incomplete and/or clearly Excessive spelling/grammatical/formatting errors.
- Paper topic: Discuss the meaning and impact of Western (2 pages)
- Paper topic: Detail the postcolonial history of the third world nation of your choice. (2 pages)
- Midterm Project: Choose and read the biography (300+ pages; adult level; book choice must be sent to me for approval) of a world leader who ruled prior to the time of the Protestant Write a three-page paper detailing his life and influence on world history.
- Finals Project: Choose and read the biography (300+ pages; adult level; book choice must be sent to me for approval) of a missionary who went to a nation affected by European Imperialism. Write a three-page paper detailing how this missionary impacted the country to which he or she went and discussing what impact, if any, European imperialism had on his or her ministry.
Note: Please challenge yourself to read the biography of a person with which you are not already familiar. For example, rather than choosing the biography of Julius Caesar, try Marcus Aurelius. Rather than choosing David Livingstone, try John Williams.