HIST3105-A Study Tour-Colonial/Revol Amer    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details
This course will be taught online during the semester to provide students with an overview of Colonial and Revolutionary America. It includes a trip to historically significant sites from May 13 to May 18, 2013. An additional charge of $765 for bus travel, housing, guided tours, etc. will be assessed. Please contact Dr. Daniel Barr (barrd@rmu.edu or 412-397-5411) for additional information.
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)


Time: -

Location: Internet/Online


Seats Available: 7 Seats

Credits: 1

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $50.00

Course Description

This course offers an opportunity for engaged learning through visitation to Colonial and Revolutionary era historical sites, museums, battlefields, and other organizations. The study tour will allow students to gain first person perspective into early American history by walking the ground where key events occurred, viewing and interpreting historical artifacts, and interacting with public history professionals to comprehend how this time period is presented to the general public. Foundation for the study tour will be laid by brief readings and assessments that will help facilitate studnet learning during the study tour. All readings and assignments will be conducted entirely online in a Blackboard shell, with the exception of a brief orientation meeting the week prior to departure. The tour will be seven days/six nights in length and will take place following final examinations and commencement.

About The Instructor(s)

Daniel P. Barr, Ph.D.

University Professor of History
Social Sciences

412-397-5411 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 469