HIS 306 week 2 Discussion 1

     

   Discuss all of the following questions using several different   examples of Nationalism from the text, or video, and original analysis of   your own. 

  • Discuss the role of        nationalism in the interwar period.  
  • What is nationalism?  
  • What characteristics        constitute nationalism?  
  • Compare the nationalism in        the Allied countries to that of the Axis countries.  
  • How were they different?         
  • How were they similar?  
  • How was nationalism used to        mobilize citizens?  
  • How was it used to justify        authoritarianism?

   Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims   with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and   properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’   posts by Day 7.
 

  Carefully review the Discussion Forum   Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be   used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. 

HIS 306 week 1 Discussion 2

     

   Discuss all of the following questions using examples from the text   and providing your own original analysis:

  • What were the causes of the        First World War?
  • What role did Empire and Imperialism        play in the First World War?
  • What was life like for        soldiers in the trenches?
  • How was it similar for        soldiers from opposing sides?
  • How was it different?
  • In a war characterized by        attrition and the vicious nature of modern warfare, one where scores        were killed and wounded daily, why did soldiers continue to fight rather        than surrender or desert their posts?
  • What was the role of women in        the war effort?
  • How did the First World War        end?
  • What effect did the war have        on European society and culture?

   Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims   with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and   properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’   posts by Day 7.
 

  Carefully review the Discussion Forum   Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be   used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. 

HIS 306 week 1 Discussion 1

  

Socialism and Communism

  

   Discuss all of the following questions using examples from the text   and providing your own original analysis:

  • How are socialism and        communism alike? How are they different?
  • What accounted for the rising        popularity of both Socialist and Communist ideals?
  • How did strike actions affect        European societies during this period?
  • What did the average European        think of socialism and communism?
  • What role did socialism and        communism play in the First World War?
  • What effect did socialism and        communism have on European society during this period?

   Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims   with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and   properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’   posts by Day 7.
 

  Carefully review the Discussion Forum   Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be   used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. 

HIS 306 week 3 Discussion 1

     

   Discuss all of the following questions using examples from the text   and providing your own original analysis. 

  • What were the causes of World        War II?
  • How did it differ from the        First World War?
  • What role did race and        ethnicity play in the conflict?
  • What role did women play in        the war effort?
  • How did the World War II end?
  • What effect did the War have        on European society and culture?

   Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims   with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and   properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’   posts by Day 7.
 

  Carefully review the Discussion Forum   Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be   used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. 

ART 101 Complete Week 6

 

               Checkpoint Film & Popular Cinema

 

  DQ 1:   Explore the daguerreotype process at The Metropolitan Museum of Art website:    http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hi/hi_dgrrlouisjacques.htm.

 

In 150-250 words, please address the following questions in your response:

 

In your opinion, what is the most significantdifference between the daguerreotype process and modern photography?

 

How do early and modern photos differ in the creative process of image production?

 

As you respond to your fellow classmates, make sure your responses are at least 50-75 words in length.  Please feel free to include images to support your analysis and spark discussions.

 

Reminder:  To earn full participation credit, you must post 2 Substantial responses on 4 out of the 7 days within the discussion week. (Refer to syllabus for Participation requirements during read and discuss weeks).

 

 

DQ 2:Think of a suspenseful or comedic movie or TV program you have recently seen.

 

In 150-250 words, please address the following questions in your response:

 

 

 Identify the sequence of shots in this film that builds dramatic or comedic tension successfully.

 

 What technique did the director use to achieve suspense or comedy in your example?

 

As you respond to your fellow classmates, make sure your responses are 50-75 words in length.  Please feel free to include images to support your analysis and spark discussions.

 

Reminder:  To earn full participation credit, you must post 2 Substantial responses on 4 out of the 7 days within the discussion week. (Refer to syllabus for Participation requirements during read and discuss weeks).

ART 101 Complete Week 8

 

                  CheckPoint Comparison Of Three Sculptures

 

                 

DQ 1: In approximately 150-300 words, discuss the representation of the human body by the ancient Egyptians and the ancient Greeks.

 

What are the similarities and differences between the two?

 

 What does the sculptural representation of the human form say about each culture?

 

As you review, analyze, and respond to your fellow classmates, think about contemporary sculptures involving human form we see in our everyday lives (Fountains, Memorial Statues, Elaborate Gravestones, Fashion Mannequins, and so forth) that represent our everyday culture.

 

           

DQ 2:Using Internet resources, find one example of installation art.

 

In approximately 150-300 words, describe the artwork you have found, including the title, artist, year created, where it is installed, and the link to the webpage or an image example included in your response. 

 

What is the meaning of the work?

 

How does the meaning relate to what the artist has created?

 

Provide your personal reaction to your chosen work and comment on each other’s examples of installation art.