HIST3125-A Study Tour-Civil War    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
This course will be taught online during the semester to provide students with an overview of the Civil War. It includes travel to historically significant sites, including Charleston, Richmond, Washington DC, and Gettysburg, from May 12 to May 18, 2014. An additional charge of $980 for transportation, hotels, guided tours, etc. will be assessed. Please contact Dr. Daniel Barr (barrd@rmu.edu or 412-397-5411) for additional information.
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 5 Seats

Credits: 1

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $50.00

Course Description

This course offers an opportunity for engaged learning through visitation to Civil War era battlefields, historical sites, museums, and other organizations. The study tour will allow students to gain first person perspective into the Civil War by walking the ground where key events occurred, viewing and interpreting historical artifacts, and interacting with public history professionals to comprehend how the Civil War is presented to the general public. Foundation for the study tour will be laid by brief lectures, assigned readings, and assessments that will help facilitate student learning during the study tour. All lectures, readings, and assignments will be conducted entirely online in a Blackboard shell, with the exception of a brief orientation meeting the week prior to departure. The tour will be conducted from Sunday to Friday during the week immediately following final examinations.

About The Instructor

Daniel P. Barr, Ph.D.
Professor of History
 Social Sciences

barrd@rmu.edu
412-397-5411 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 469

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