PO 200 American National Government
S1I 2010 EM
LL.M. (Masters of Law)J.D. (Juris Doctor)B.S., Justice Studies
USS NASSAU, Rm 02-73-4
25 Jan 10 - 15 May 10
Textbook: American Government-Election Update
• Edition: 12TH 09 • Volkomer, Walter E.
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Educational Philosophy: All students should engage in a life-long pursuit of learning to obtain a solid educational foundation in their chosen discipline. I challenge you to absorb the presented information and academic perspectives and strive to develop independent-analytical viewpoints. Be prepared to engage in lively class discussion and debate based from lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, and your pesonal experiences to enhance your academic development.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students will be assessed using the following criteria:
Classroom Participation (30 points). Actively participate in the weekly discussions.
Core Assessment Artifact (40 points). Core Assessment Artifact due Wednesday midnight CST of week 7
Written Assignment (30 points). There will be 3 required written assignments worth 10 points each.
Exams (150 points). There are 3 exams, including the final exam, worth 50 points each. The exams consist of multiple choice questions.
The final will be proctored. You must follow the Park University procedures for obtaining an approved proctor. Please refer to the Help and Resources page to review the requirements for locating a proctor and the procedure for completing a Proctor Request Form.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Students must submit writing assignments on time. Each day an assignment is late a one letter grade penalty will be assessed. Make-ups are not given for the exams so do not miss them.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to actively participate in classroom discussions. Please be respectful of opinions expressed by other students.
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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