This is an overview for the online Western Civilization II course by McGraw Hill. The materials include a course introduction, sample syllabus and complete course module for the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. The course excerpt on Napoleon Bonaparte includes a multi-part lecture, review, suggested discussion questions, and possible assignments.
Understanding the dynamics of political leadership. Understanding a slice of Western Civilization form 1650- c 1950. Major concentration on early 19th Century French History
Target Student Population:
Undergraduate for General Studies
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Some computer skills
Type of Material:
Lecture support for Western Civilization course
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Understanding the dynamics of political leadership.
Understanding a slice of Western Civilization form 1650- c 1950
Major concentration on early 19th Century French History
Evaluation and Observation
Testing and review material are both interactive and creative. Includes self-check questions at the end of each section. Includes suggestions for discussion and follow-up assignments.
Material and web links are dated and have not been updated. Material is occasionally disjointed and does not always flow from one slide to the next. Text material does not always match audio material.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Identifies the factors leading to the rise and success of the early empire. Identifies the factors leading to the ultimate fall of Napoleon
Does not cover all the material. Significant omissions of American and Russian contributions.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Reinforcing review section
Other Issues and Comments:
Best used to support other course material and not as a stand-alone unit.