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Republic of the Philippines BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY Main Campus I, Batangas City COLLEGE OF TEACHER EDUCATION COURSE SYLLABUS

in WORLD HISTORY 1 (SS 5) 3 units/ 54 hrs 2nd Semester, AY 2011-2012 Vision A university which shapes a global Filipino imbued with moral courage nurtured through values and excellent education. Mission Batangas State University is committed to implement its mandates of quality and excellence, relevance and responsiveness, access and equity, and efficiency and effectiveness through instruction, research, extension and production to meet the growing needs of the country and the world for globally competitive and morally upright professionals, scientists, technologists, technicians, skilled workers and entrepreneurs. Core Values Peace and Spirituality Commitment to Excellent Service Human Dignity and Empowerment Transparency, Honesty and Accountability Team Work and Harmony Concern for the Environment CTE Goal The College of Teacher Education (CTE) aims to develop future elementary, secondary and technology teachers who are imbued with the idealism of the humanist, with a sense of respect for the advancement of Philippine life and culture, and with a genuine desire to facilitate learning and be conveyors of knowledge and values in all disciplines. Course Description A study of the importance of social, political and economic history of the world from ancient time to the present. It also identifies and analyzes the major contributions of the great civilizations, emergence of nations, geographical and industrial discoveries and other elements/ factors that have shaped contemporary way of life. Scope I. Introduction II. The Earth and Its Beginnings III. The Rise of Ancient Civilizations IV. Medieval Civilizations/ The Middle Ages V. Early American Civilizations VI. Emergence of the Modern World Course Objectives The course will help the student to: 1. To be familiar with the different civilizations and cultures that have evolved through time and identify the major contributions of great civilization that have shaped the contemporary way of life. 2. To identify the major socio-cultural, political and economic contributions to great civilizations to the contemporary world. 3. To develop appreciation of the various aspects of historical achievements that shaped contemporary way of life.

4. Analyze the role of geography in the developments of the early civilizations. 5. Evaluate the contributions of the people who laid the foundations of early civilizations. 6. Predict the outcome of abuse of power, corruption, and decline of morals of leaders and their effects on the peace and progress of the country. 7. Analyze the teachings of the Christian church. 8. Describe the feudal system and its social, cultural, economic, political and military features. 9. Appreciate the improvements made in the political, economic, social and intellectual life of people in towns and cities. 10. Prepare critical analysis of the various works of art during renaissance. Course Requirements 1. Regular class attendance. 2. Class involvement through participation in activities. 3. Presentation of individual/ group reports. 4. Passing grades in major examinations/ quizzes. 5. Submission of projects and research work. Grading System The criteria for grading are as follows: 60% major examinations- Prelims, Midterm, Semi-Final, Final 40% class standing- assignments/ projects (10%), oral report and class participation (15%), attendance (5%), quizzes (10%)

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Tentative Class Schedule Topic Orientation, and finalization of schedule and Norms of Conduct Overview of the course o History as a discipline o Approaches to the study of history o Relationship of history with other sciences o Importance of studying history The Earth and its beginning o The beginnings of the earth o Discovery of early humans o The appearance of the homo sapiens o Emergence of the civilizations The Rise of Civilization/ Ancient Civilizations A. Early civilization in the East o Tigris and Euphrates Valley o Fertile Crescent o Nile Valley o Ancient kingdom and Empire o Political institution o Religion, system of beliefs o Contribution to civilization Review and Preliminary Examination

Strategies Brainstorming Library research Open discussion

Library research Panel discussion Map reading Preparation of reports Cooperative learning Internet surfing

Cooperative learning activity

B. Early civilization in the West o Ancient Greece o The beginnings of Greece o The early culture of the Greek people o The Greek city-states o Sparta o Athens The Persian Invasions The Peloponnesians Wars The Macedonian and the conquest of Alexander the great. Ancient Rome The beginnings of Rome Rome as a Republic and Empire Early Christianity Roman Contribution to Civilization Review and Midterm Examination Byzantine Empire System of Laws and Government Arts and culture The coming of Barbarians C. Flowering of African Civilization o Early Africa o Kingdom in West Africa o Ghana, Mali, Songhai D. Medieval civilization o The church and the medieval life o The church and Charlemagne o The rise of Islam E. Feudalism o The feudal system, chivalry o The rise of towns and cities o The decline of feudalism F. Early American civilization Early Kingdom and Empire Aztec, Maya, and Inca Review and Semi-Finals Examination G. Emergence of modern world o Renaissance o The Italian renaissance o The northern renaissance o Contribution to civilization Reformation The protestant reformation The catholic counter reformation H. Geographical Exploration/European Colonization o Early explorations I. Overseas Empires o Impacts on Multi-ethnic J. Current issues Review and Final Examination

Internet surfing Open discussion Group discussion Film viewing (Helen of troy and 300)

Map reading Cooperative learning Research on Pax Romana

Group Discussion Comparing and Contrasting

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Role playing Film viewing Comparing and contrasting Group discussion Lecture and analysis

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Textbook A History of the World, Marvin Perry

References A. The Columbia History of the World, Sarah Shaver Hughes B. A world History, William McNeil C. The World History, Lane Goldman Hunt D. Story of Nations, Roger Adams Brown E. The Western Heritage, Stewart Easton F. Civilization: Past and Present, Wallbank and Taylor G. Western Civilizations, Edward McNall Burn H. A history of Ancient Civilization, Trever I. History and Life, Morris Wallbank

Prepared by: MARK ANTHONY F. CATUBAY Instructor markanthony.catubay@yahoo.com

Noted by: DR. FAUSTINO I. DE CHAVEZ Department Chair

Approved by: DR. ROMEO M. GUILLO JR. College Dean

Date: November 11, 2010