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WOL Intermed World History B

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: WOL-IWHIBF1
College Concurrent: No
School District: Washakie County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Washakie 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Fuel Education
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 23, 2018 - May 24, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Continuing a survey of World History from prehistoric to modern times, K12 online lessons and assessments complement the second volume of The Human Odyssey, a textbook series developed and published by K12. This course focuses on the story of the past from the fourteenth century to 1917 and the beginning of World War I. The course is organized chronologically and, within broad eras, regionally. Lessons explore developments in religion, philosophy, the arts, and science and technology. The course introduces geography concepts and skills as they appear in the context of the historical narrative. Major topics of study include: The cultural rebirth of Europe in the Renaissance The Reformation and Counter-Reformation The rise of Islamic empires Changing civilizations in China, Japan, and Russia The Age of Exploration, and the civilizations that had been flourishing in the Americas for hundreds of years prior to encounters with Europeans The changes that came with the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment Democratic revolutions of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries The Industrial Revolution and its consequences Nineteenth century nationalism and imperialism The remarkable transformations in communications and society at the turn of the twentieth century.
Course Prerequisites:
WOL-Intermed World History A or Recommendation of Instructor
Required Materials:
District Provided
Course Accessibility:
Washakie County School District No. 1 makes every effort to ensure accessibility and usability of course content for all students.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Discussion Boards, Sign-in Sheets
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • None
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Students are assigned a designated Learning Coach/Mentor who will monitor participate and progress for this course.