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Peoples and Cultures of Europe

Spring 2015 Calendar
Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 07:17 (07:17 AM) CDT, day 294 of 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:17 (12:17 PM) GMT, day 294 of 2014
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topics and resources

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~ Google advanced
 
~ Google scholar
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~ Google images
~ Google Translate
 
~ Blenco Search
 
 
Wikipedia Europe
Lists and Tables
Maps
  ~ Europe
    ~ Central   ~ Southern
    ~ Eastern   ~ Southeastern
      ("Balkans")
    ~ Northern   ~ Western
   
Wikipedia / Wiktionary
 
The World Fact Book -- CIA
 
UMD Library Main Catalog
 
BBC News: Europe

Society for the Anthropology of Europe

Countries, Cultures, Regions, and Territories of Europe

 presentations  
 topics and resources

see also Understanding Global Cultures
  Wikipedia
  Coins of the Eurozone
  Euro banknotes
  Eurozone fiscal matters
 European Studies
  language dictionaries
  BBC News: Europe EurostatEuropa (EU)


Europa and the Bull, Moreay.

Europa and the Bull

Enlèvement d'Europe
  Nöel-Nicolas Coypel, c. 1726

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Course Expectations and Requirements Summary

  • Peoples and Cultures of Europe is a 3 credit course

  • as with most courses in CLA it has A-F grading, rather than pass / no-pass

  • prerequisites none

Term Paper
Presentation
Charles Dickens, 1842, Francis Alexander.
tba
Charles Dickens
1842
Francis Alexander
(1800-1880)

Wikipedia
Demosthenes Practising Oratory
Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy
(1842–1923)
Wikipedia

 

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CLASS PARTICIPATION, EXAMS, PAPERS, WEB

Your CE Term Paper is due three days after your presentation

AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?

  1. Kypseli Case Study Paper

    • Your first version of Kypseli Case Study is due by Monday, 26 January 2015

    • The final version of your Kypseli Case Study is due by End of Week 15, Friday, 8 May 2015
      AVISO: Late Kypseli Case Study Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date.


    • Case Study Paper on Kypseli
      [100 points = xxx% of the final grade


    • Length: 5 - 6 well-written pages, including one title page and one Works Cited (or References) page

    • Turn in via your Moodle Home

      • named something like YourUMDid_case_study_1
      AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
  2. Participation

Members of the class are required to post on the Forum
[Information on Points for Forum Posts]

  1. Class Project = Paper + Presentation
    the paper is worth up to 480 points
    the presentation is worth up to 100 points
    (*percentages will vary a little bit depending on the final number of Forum topics for the term)

Topic can be a presentation on your Term Paper Research

  • Length: 8-10 minute presentation

  • Explain what the subject is and its important relevant features

  • Explain why

  • Discuss what anthropologists have had to say about the subject/item

  • Follow the suggestions for organization and presentation from the resource materials below
see also
In-class Presentation
Oral Presentations -- General Information
Suggested Presentation Stragegies
WebPages from of the EU and Related Countries, Cultures, Regions, Areas, and Territories available on this WebSite
Other Resources
More Information on Topic
Presentations Schedule
AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit

  1. Term Paper

Select an area and pick a topic to explore for the semester.
up to 480 points = about* yba.0% of about* tba points
(*percentages will vary a little bit depending on the final number of Forum topics for the term)

Your CE Term Paper is due three days after your presentation

AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?


for your research papers try the
UMD Library > Research Tools and Resources >
Assignment Calculator
<http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/assign/>


UMD Library Assignment Calculator
Paper is due to
Moodle assigment area

UMD Library Assignment Calculator.

  • Term Paper detailed instructions
      • sample paper outline

      • Your CE Term Paper is due three days after your presentation

        AVISO: Late Term Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?


        • Length: 10-12 pages well-written pages, including one title page and one Works Cited (or References) page

        • Turn in via Moodle

          named something like YourUMDid_Europe_paper

          AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
        • Papers must follow a college writing handbook such as Lunsford, A., & Connors, R. (1999). The New St. Martin's Handbook. New York: St. Martin's.

          Or you can follow the Soc-Anth-Crim-Hum/Cl Writing Guide.
          Other web resources such as OWL OWL logo, Online Writing Lab at Purdue. and Paradigm can be found on the UMD "Writing Labs, On-Line Assisstance, and Reference Works" page.

        • For your footnotes, "bibliography" ("Works Cited" or "References"), and other matters like that, use either the APA (American Psychological Association) citation style, the MLA (Modern Language Association) style, the CMS (Chicago) style, or the CBE (Council of Biology Editors) style. Don't make up your own.

      1. Class Presentation

    1. Two exams, a midsemester and a final (for up to 1000 points [400 + 600] = about* tba % of about* points)
      (*percentages will vary a little bit depending on the final number of Forum topics for the term)
      • Includes in-class videos / film, important e-mails, Forum posts, assigned web materials and lectures

      • The Midterm Exam will be in class, Day 14, Thursday, 5 March 2015, regular class time in Cina 214


        REM: Bring your Laptop
        Laptop
        Firefox
        Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox

        browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).

      [4 questions for up to 400 points]

      • The Peoples and Cultures of Europe Final Exam is scheduled for 08:00-9:55 p.m., Friday, 14 May 2015, in Cina 214


        REM: Bring your Laptop
        Laptop
        Firefox
        Moodle Exams (and everything else on Moodle) works best with a Firefox

        browser. If you do not have a Firefox browser on your laptop, download one (it's free).

      [6 questions for up to 600 points]

        • The final exam will be cumulative


    1. Extra Credit Paper (optional)
    • Extra Credit options are outlined in your Moodle folder

    • The CE Extra Credit Paper(s) is/are due by End of Week 14, no later than Friday, 1 May 2015

      AVISO: Late Extra Credit Papers will not be accepted unless (1) arrangements for an alternate date have been arranged in advance, or (2) medical emergencies or similar extraordinary unexpected circumstances make it unfeasible to turn in the assignment by the announced due date. Why?


    • Papers must follow a college writing handbook such as Lunsford, A., & Connors, R. (1999). The New St. Martin's Handbook. New York: St. Martin's.

      Or you can follow the Soc-Anth-Crim-Hum/Cl Writing Guide.
      Other web resources such as OWL OWL logo, Online Writing Lab at Purdue. and Paradigm can be found on the UMD "Writing Labs, On-Line Assisstance, and Reference Works" page.

    • For your footnotes, "bibliography" ("Works Cited" or "References"), and other matters like that, use either the APA (American Psychological Association) citation style, the MLA (Modern Language Association) style, the CMS (Chicago) style, or the CBE (Council of Biology Editors) style. Don't make up your own.
    AVISO: Unexcused late assignments receive no credit
    • You can check your scores anytime in your Moodle Gradebook folder
    1. Attendance / Participation

      • Regular class attendance is expected

      • Repeated unaccounted-for absence may result in a lowering of your final grade

    2. Completion of all Requirements
    • The final exam and all assignments must be completed in order to get a final grade
    1. Grades / Grading
      (including "The Curve")

      • You can check your scores anytime in your Moodle Gradebook.

    2. Incompletes (Only with pre-approval)
    • In order to receive an "incomplete" in this course you must make prior arrangements. In general, you will qualify for an incomplete only if you have a very good reason for requesting one, and you have completed most (e.g., ca. 85%) of the course work.

      The Sociology-Anthropology INCOMPLETE FORM is available on-line at <www.d.umn.edu/socanth/home/incomplete.php>

    Requirements Summary


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