This credit recovery course is a survey of world history from prehistoric to contemporary times. Students will learn about the socio-economic, political, and ideological conditions of various time periods as they study historical events and cultural achievements of world regions. Course Objectives Identify how and why people, goods, and ideas migrated throughout global history. Explain how the geography of a region impacted the growth and development of a civilization. Identify social, political, economic, and ideological conditions of major eras in world history. Describe the structure of society and family in historical cultures based on societal factors. Interpret and analyze statistics and data from maps, charts, and graphs. Summarize the achievements of civilizations, particularly in the fields of science, technology, and the arts, and how they spread through cultural diffusion. Compare and contrast the development and beliefs of the major world religions and philosophical traditions, and explain how they spread to other regions. Summarize the characteristics of early political systems and their influence on modern-day governments. Discuss the impact of European imperialism and colonization, and defend the connection between revolution and reform. Identify the effect of industrialization and urbanization on the global economy. Articulate the relationship between historical occurrences and contemporary situations. Predict how contemporary issues will affect future generations, based on historical evidence.
Washakie County School District No. 1 makes every effort to ensure accessibility and usability of course content for all students.
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
- Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
- 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.