Dr. Barney "Jay" Rickman
Professor of History & Director of Undergraduate Studies (History)
Office Telephone: 229-333-7368; Messages: 229-333-5947
Office Location: Ashley Hall, Room 1119.
Mailing Address: History Dept., Valdosta St. Univ., Valdosta, GA 31698-0035
For Rickman's Electronic Plan of Study for VSU History Majors, see either http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/0PROGRAM%20of%20STUDy.doc
COURSES & TEACHING MATERIALS
History 2112: "United States History since 1865" Information
Syllabi for History 2112-A: http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/H2112@8%20in%20Word.pdf
Syllabi for History 2112-B: http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/H2112@9%20non%20FLC%20in%20Word.pdf
Sample Questions: see http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/2112samples.html
Assigned Readings for Each Class Meeting, Spring 2015: http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/Hist%202112%20Daily%20Readings%20for%20Spring%202015.pdf
Reading Lists 2112: 1st Exam = see http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/2112RD-A.pdf
2nd Exam = see http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/2112RD-B.pdf
3rd Exam = see http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/2112RD-C.pdf
4th Exam = see http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/2112RD-D.pdf
Reading & Study Tips see either http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/READING%20TIPS%20www.pdf
Key Information for Upper-Level Undergraduate Courses w/ Rickman
Dr. Rickman uses the Turnitin function in VSU's BlazeVIEW system for all of his Upper-Level Undergraduate Courses.
By taking a course w/ Dr. Rickman, you agree that all required course work may be subject to submission for textual similarity review to Turnitin, a tool within BlazeVIEW.
For more information on VSU’s use of Turnitin, see http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/academic-affairs/vp-office/turnitin-for-students.php
Steps to submit your work to Turnitin, a tool within BlazeVIEW
History 4404: History of Vietnam War
Course Syllabi: http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/HIS4404%20in%20Word.pdf
CURRICULUM VITAE (SPRING 2014)
BLAZEVIEW LINK TO ACCESS ON-LINE MATERIALS
Materials for Teaching the Internment of Japanese Americans during World War II
The Microsoft files listed below were created for a
presentation entitled, "Fitting
Fiction with Facts for Japanese-American Internment"
March 24, 2012 with Pamela Rickman
at the annual meeting of the National Council on History Education (NCHE) held
in Kansas City, MO [http://www.nche.net/].
The theme for the 2012 NCHE conference was
Reading the Past: Literature and Literacy in History .
Travel to this conference was made possible by support received from the VSU
Center for Faculty Scholarship.
PowerPoint presentation on Japanese-American internment with text, map, &
list of websites on the Japanese-American internment
3) Timeline on the historical roots of the internment, its implementation, as well as its consequences. http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/Timeline.docx This detailed timeline is extensively documented & has suggestions for further reading.
4) An edited collection of eight primary documents on the Internment http://mypages.valdosta.edu/bjrickma/DocumentsforNCHE2012.docx References to these documents are included in the Timeline to help students understand the context for these documents.
5) Expanded lesson plan, with modification
suggestions, for middle-school students
In addition to the lesson plan above, Pam Rickman has also provided two
other documents to help your students use the materials that Barney Rickman has
In addition to the lesson plan above, Pam Rickman has also provided two other documents to help your students use the materials that Barney Rickman has gathered: