HI 315 Contemporary Europe
SP 2008 HO
11:00 - 12:15 PM
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Midterm 20 pts
Final 20 pts
Critical Essay 10 pts
Class Participation 20 pts
Semester Project 30 pts
Late Submission of Course Materials:
1) Failure to complete all graded work will result in an
2) Late papers lose 1 a grade a day and will not be
accepted after on week.
3) Students have 3 personal days after these are
exhausted each unexcused absence results in a 1% decrease in your final grade.
4) You must hand in all assignments in person.
5) Students are responsible for all information
disseminated during class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students may not engage in rude or dismissive behavior.
Failure to behave in a civil and civilized manner will result in an F for the class
participation component of the course.
In addition, students who, during lectures or discussion,
text, email, read the paper, talk with one another, or engage in other
unproductive and unprofessional behavior will lose points.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Tentative Schedule
Full Syllabus Handed Out In Class.
14: Course Introduction
18 WWII Political, Economic, Social, and Geographic
21: NO CLASS: Martin Luther King Day
25: The Marshall Plan
29: The Berlin Airlift
1: Cold War (overview)
4: Eastern Europe and the Stalinist Take Over
8: Under a Cruel Star
11: Stalin Dies
15: Socialism with a Human Face
18: NO CLASS: Presidents’ Day
22: France and De Gaulle
3 Spain and Portugal
10: NO CLASS: Spring Break
14: NO CLASS: Spring Break
17: Decolonization: England
21: NO CLASS: Good Friday
24: Decolonization: France
28: New Forms of Imperialism
31: The Middle East
4: The 60s
7: The 70s
11: Transitions: Spain and Portugal
14: Transitions: England and the Post War Consensus
18: Transitions: USSR
21: The Magic Lantern
25: EU Backward and Forward
28 Europe and the GWOT
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85Any academic misconduct earns a minimum of an F for the course.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:1/8/2008 8:14:35 AM