China Since 1700

Pittsburg State University, Spring 2012
Full Syllabus
Plagiarism Policy
Course Catalog
Jonathan Dresner
Office: Russ Hall 406F
Office Hours: MWF 11-12, 1-2; TuTh 9-11
235-4315

Schedule

Administrative Deadlines and Instructional Holidays are in Italics
Assignments and Tests are in Bold

Date

Reading/Assignments

1/17 Classwork begins
1/18 (W) First Day of Class
1/20 (F) Spence, Chap. 1; documents 1.10
Student Information Form Due
1/23 (M) Spence, Chap. 2; documents 2.7, 2.10; Spence, Chap. 3; documents 3.5Map Quiz
1/24 Last day for full fee refund, to add new classes, or for late online enrollment
1/25 (W) Spence, Chap. 4; documents 4.1
1/27 (F) Spence, Chap. 5; documents 5.1, 5.5
1/30 (M) Kuhn Chaps. 1-3. Final day for dropping course without grade report
2/1 (W) Kuhn Chaps. 4-6
2/3 (F) Kuhn Chaps. 7-10
2/6 (M) Kuhn Paper Due
2/8 (W) Spence, Chap. 6; documents 6.3. Spence, Chap. 7; documents 7.1, 7.2
2/10 (F) Spence, Chap. 8 ; documents 8.1, 8.5
2/13 (M) Instructor absent
2/15 (W) Spence, Chap. 9; documents 9.2, 9.4, 9.8
2/17 (F) Spence, Chap. 10; documents 10.1-10.3
Slides: Korea and New Imperialism
2/20 (M) Cohen, Part 1. President’s Day/ No Holiday
2/22 (W) Cohen, Part 2 prologue-Chap. 2-3.
2/24 (F) Cohen Chaps.4-6
2/27 (M) Spence, Chap. 11; documents 11.2, 11.3, 11.6. Spence, 12; documents 12.3, 12.5-12.7
2/29 (W) Campus Closed Due To Storm
3/2 (F) Cohen Paper Due
3/5 (M) Midterm Exam
3/7 (W) Spence 13; documents 13.2
3/9 (F) Spence 14; documents 14.7; Spence 15; documents 15.1, 15.2
3/12 (M) Spence 16; documents 16.1, 16.3, 16.4
D/F Grades Due Noon
3/14 (W) Spence 17; documents 17.4, 17.5.
3/16 (F) Spence 18; documents 18.6; Spence 19; documents 19.2, 19.3
3/19-23 Spring Break
3/26 (M) Spence 20; documents 20.1, 20.2, 20.3; Spence 21; documents 21.2, 21.3
3/28 (W) Spence 22; documents 22.1, 22.4
3/30 (F) Spence 23; documents 23.1, 23.3
4/1 Book Selection Due
4/2 (M)
4/4 (W) Karl, chaps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
4/6 (F) Karl, chaps 6, 7, 8
4/9 (M) Karl, chaps 9, 10
Summer/Fall Early Enrollment Begins; Final day for dropping course unless withdraw from school
4/11 (W) Karl Paper Due
4/13 (F) Spence 24; documents 24.1, 24.2; Spence 25; documents 25.3, 25.4
4/16 (M) Spence 26; documents 26.3, 26.5; Spence 27; documents 27.1, 27.4
4/18 (W) Cohen, Part 3
4/20 (F) Wasserstrom, chaps 1, 2, 3
4/23 (M) Wasserstrom, chaps. 4, 5 and 6
4/25 (W) Wasserstrom/Cohen Paper Due
4/27 (F) Movie: The Story of Qiu Ju
4/26 Last day to withdraw from university
4/30 (M) Movie: The Story of Qiu Ju
5/2 (W) Movie: The Story of Qiu Ju
5/4 (F) Book Review Presentations; Book Review Due
5/7 Final Exam Essays Due Noon

 Undergraduate Grade Distribution

Professionalism 20%
Map Quiz 5%
Midterm Exam 10%
Short Papers (4) 25%
Book Review 20%
Final Exam Essays (2) 20%
Total: 100%

 

Graduate Grade Distribution

Professionalism 18%
Map Quiz 2%
Midterm Exam 10%
Short Papers (4) 20%
Book Reviews (2) 20%
Discovering History Essay 15%
Final Exam Essays (2) 15%
Total: 100%

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