Institutional Effectiveness Assignment
As part of the accreditation process for Holmes Community College, all students enrolled in HIS 1113 Western Civilization I courses must complete an Institutional Effectiveness assignment. The instructions and rubric for the assignment are below:
Student Learning Outcome A:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to recognize the role of the Neolithic Revolution in establishing the transition from a hunter-gatherer existence and creating the foundations for the development of civilization in the Mesopotamian region of the Near East.
Students will write an essay (500-word minimum) and submit it through Turnitin.com that meets the following requirements: Students will identify the five characteristics that historians have determined as necessary for a society to be considered a civilization. Students will then select one of the following ancient civilizations (Sumerian, Egyptian, Hebrew, Assyrian, Persian, or Greek) and explain how that civilization fulfills those five requirements by describing specific examples.
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