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Summer 2013 History 203 The United States Since 1865 (3 units)

Section # 8265    Begins 6/10     Ends 8/1

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to major political, social and cultural developments of the US from the Reconstruction era through the present day.  This course includes the perspectives and contributions of diverse groups of Americans. 

  • Instructor:  Brandon Duncan
  • Email: bduncan@mendocino.edu
    After the class has started, please use Etudes Private Messages for communication.
  • Textbook Information:
    • Textbook:  A People and a Nation by Mary Beth Norton, et al. Ninth Edition ISBN 978-0-495-91624-6
    • American Stories: Living American History Vol II from 1865 by Jason Ripper
  • Estimated Time per Week: Students can expect to spend approximately 9 to 12 hours per week reading, writing, and taking quizzes and participating in online class discussions.
  • Special Requirements: Log into Etudes the first day of class.
  • Assignments & Tests: Chapter/Unit Quizzes, Video Quizzes and Exams
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through the Etudes program. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, conduct Internet searches, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to Etudes: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use Etudes. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with Etudes. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through Etudes.
  • Etudes Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Login ID

Password

First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Jose A. Garcia
Student ID: 1021945
Username = joga21945

Month Day of birth in school records
 
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

Etudes link