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    #0740 MW  9:35-11:00 a.m. in  NEAH 124                                              Proquest                                                                        William Loiterman, Ph.D.

    #0744 MW  11:10-12:35 p.m. in NEAH 124                                        LAHC videos                                                                                        Political Science 1 (3 units) UC:CSU

    #0745 TTh  11:10-12:35 p.m. in NEAH 124                           Google:  politicalscience001                                                    SPRING, 2010, COURSE OUTLINE

    #0770 TTh  12:45-2:10 p.m. in NEAH 124      sites.google.com/site/politicalscience001                                                                  #3538 Th 3:30-6:40 p.m. in NEAH 124/122

 

 TEXTBOOKS AND MATERIALS TO PURCHASE IN LAHC BOOKSTORE (PLUS OTHER CLASS TOOLS)

      REQUIRED “SB”  Schmidt, Steffen, Mack Shelley, Barbara Bardes, American Government & Politics Today: 2006-2007 brief 4th,Thomson Advantage

          ed., Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth 2007, [ISBN 0-495-13069-9] (new $38.80, used $29.10 at LAHC). Amer Gov’t Resources/HN SourceNet

      REQUIRED  Carney, Jack, Changing California, 14th edition, 2nd printing South Gate:  Consensus Pub., 2009 [1-879861-29-1] $9.00, LAHC Bookstore

      REQUIRED  One large blank untorn “blue book” to be written in during the class hour, L.A. Public Library card for “Plato”, ear buds or earphones, gmail

 MESSAGES:  assignments with links are given below, but please use e-mail <loiterwl@lahc.ed.u>, instead of telephone messages, if necessary.

 OFFICE HOURS IN NEAH 179 (or NEAH 124/122):  Mon 12:35-1:35, TTh 2:10-3:10 Th 6:45–8:50 pm. Messages -- use email to <loiterwl@lahc.edu>

 MAKE-UP QUIZZES:  all students must complete at least eleven 25 point online quizzes. Most students will want to take all twelve online quizzes, A-L.

 EXTRA CREDIT:  none is given, but an additional analysis essay written in class on a political event or other approved topic may replace a 25 point score.

 ABSENCES:  students are responsible for dropping classes by Thursday, March 4 (without a W) Thursday May 13 (with a W).  Please be careful!

      One class hour of absence on or before the last day to drop a class without a W, Thursday, March 4, may result in exclusion from the class.

      Two class hours of absence on or before the last day to drop a class with a W, Thursday May 13, may result in exclusion from the class.

 

*Note A:  To receive an A in class you MUST count your score  **Note C:  The Carney 4 and 6 quiz and FP Scantron count ONLY toward a C in class.

   on two blue book essays and the 50 question Chapter 13  quiz.      Calculating your score with the Carney 4 and 6 quiz and/or FP Scantron limits you to a C.

 

            93%  A  370-400*

            (23-25 out of 25)

         80%  320-369

         (20-22 out of 25)

        70%  C+  280-319

        (18 or19 out of 25)

            70%  C-  280-319 **

            (18 or 19 out of 25)

      50%  200 **

    (13- 17 out of 25)

1    Final exam            100 pts.

9    Quizzes                 225 pts.

2    Analysis bbks         50 pts.

0    Carney ch. 4, 6         0 pts.

1    Chapter 13             25 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE   400 pts.

  1  Final exam          100 pts.

11  Quizzes               275 pts.

  1  Analysis bbk         25 pts.

  0  Carney ch. 4, 6       0 pts.

  0  Chapter 13              0 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE 400 pts.

  1   Final exam         100 pts.

11   Quizzes              275 pts.

  1   Analysis bbk        25 pts.

  0   Carney ch. 4, 6      0 pts.

  0   Chapter 13             0 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE 400 pts.

 1   Final exam              100  pts.

10  Quizzes                   250  pts.

 1   Analysis bbk             25  pts

 1   Carney ch. 4, 6          25  pts.

 0   Chapter 13                   0  pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE      400 pts.

  1 Final exam    100 pts

10 Quizzes         250 pts.     

   1  Analysis bk   25 pts.

   1 Carn. ch.4, 6  25 pts.

   0 Chapter 13       0 pts

TOTAL POSS.  400 pts

 SCHEDULE OF 25 POINT QUIZZES:  CARNEY CH. 10 + “A” THROUGH “L” (ELEVEN + ESSAY ARE REQUIRED)+REQUIRED FINAL EXAM

 Quiz

Ltr

     SB Chapters, Pages, Plus  Topics Links

    Carney Chapters Plus other Pages

First two  weeks = bb

writing

Preview

25

levels levels/branches links / local / 88 L.A. County cities /            

fill boxes to locate your political addresses / chapter  outlines / SLO’s

8 key dates, 5 levels, 3 branches, many communities, 30 human rights

Carney first two wks sg, / Prop. 13 / dem. by petit’n

Carney 14 ed st. guides: ch. 4,  ch 5ch. 6, ch. 10   

Carney 13 ed st. guides: ch. 4,  ch 5ch. 6, ch. 10

Wed  2/24 Th.   2/25

A

25

SB 6---Public Opinion (party loyalty 1/2/3)

pp. 126-139 end 141, 144 top, 148-149, 153 end-154 #6

(Carney ch. 4, pp, 36-38 geography and

Carney p. 47 “Democrats…Republicans”)

Wed 3/03 Th.   3/04

B

25

SB 7---Interest Groups, pp. 156-169 top, 185 #1-#3

Carney ch. 6, p. 45 complete, especially

“Common Cause” and “League of Women Voters”

Wed 3/10 Th.   3/11

C

25

SB 7---Political Parties pp. 170 top-185 #1 and #6 and 186 #8 and #9

(OR Carney ch. 4 and ch. 6 for C max. in class) (party loyalty 1/2/3)

(Carney ch. 4, pp, 36-38 and

Carney p. 47 “Democrats…Republicans”)

Wed 3/17 Th.   3/18

D

25

SB 8---Elections 2008 election 2004 election / 2000 election pp. 188-191 end, 198 top-199 center, 201 top-202, 205-215 #5 + p. 246 center 

Carney ch. 4, p. 37 “electoral votes” and

Carney pp. 48 center and 49 top

Wed 3/24 Th.   3/25

E

25

SB 4 and 5---Rights & Liberties (notes 4 & 13) (court study guide)

pp. 69-71 top, 76-78 top, 81-84, 86-88 top, 90-96 through #9, 98-108 top 109 end-116, 118-124 #6 + p. 41 center  

Carney ch.  3 pp 32-35, esp. 34 Cesar Chavez plus

Carney p. 25 center on Bill of Rights and

Carney p. 51 end Prop. 209, p.58 end affirm. action

Wed  4/07 Th.    4/08

F

25

SB 12---Judiciary (notes) (triangles s.g.) (casesg) (juries) (Marbury)                                                    pp. 292-299, 301-307 center, 308 end-310 top, 314 #1- 315 #7 + p. 41

Carney ch. 9 pp. 65-69 line 2 plus all boxes and

Carney pp. 29 top, 47 #1, 49 top judicial elections

Wed 4/14 Th.   4/15

G

25

SB 9---Congress (cartoons) (Q & A) pp. 216-219, 222-228 center,

230-237, 242-243 #9 + pp. 255 last lines-256 top on pork & 266 center  

Carney chap. 8, pp. 59 – 64 end and

Carney p. 38 images, p. 43 budget; p. 47 Dems.

Wed 4/21 Th.   4/22

H

25

SB 10---Pres. /Gov. (outline 10) (preslist) (case) pp. 247-254 end, 257 center-263, 267 #3-#9 + p. 41 end and 255 last lines-256 top on pork

Carney ch. 7, pp.  59-64 end and

Carney p. 63 end on veto and item veto

Mon 4/28  Th.   4/29

I

25

SB 11---Bureaucracy, p. 271 end-280 end, 289 #1-290 #4 + p. 41 end, and pp 255 end-256 top  (practice 11) (b. list 1)  (b. list 2)

Carney ch. 7, pp. 57-58 and

Carney p. 29 ALRB, p. 43 Department of Finance

Wed 5/05 Th. 5/06

DP

FP

BLUE BOOK ESSAY or REQUIRED FOR A  SB Chap. 13---D.P.  SB Outline ch 13 Gitelson Domestic Policy Outline  317-338 #9

** OR FOR “C” ONLY—CLICK: FOREIGN POLICY  SCANTRON

(WWI, WWII, U.N. Permanent Five with veto

Cold War, Mideast, Central Asia maps Iraq, Afghn,

presidents. b & w photos with foreign policy)

Wed 5/12 Th.  5/13

J

25

SB 14---Foreign Policy (pres. photos) (cold war) (ch.14 glossary) (foreign policy lecture notes )  pp. 340-366 #9

Carney ch. 1, pp. 1-4 especially map and caption

Carney p. 13 North American Free Trade Agreem’t

Wed 5/19 Th.   5/20

K

25

SB 2---Constitution (five documents)(doc study guide) (Jefferson footnt) (Hanson) (Madison docs) (all dates to memorize) pp. 19-38, 43 #1-44 #5

Carney, ch. 2, p. 30 top for ten similarities

between California and U.S. Constitutions

Wed 5/26 Th.   5/27

L

25

SB 3 & 1 (pp. 3-7) Federalism (democ. by petition study guide) (angels) (Const’ion) 46-53 center, 54-62 top, 66-67+41 end,  220 center-222 top 

Carney, ch. 2, pp. 25, 29-30 #1, #2 in lists and

Carney pp. 38, 42-43 Prop. 13 plus 50-51 boxes

Tu.  6/01 – Mon.  6/07

Fnl

100

FINAL EXAM X & Y, especially SB ch. 1 (pp. 3-7) SB ch.  2, SB ch. 3

SCANTRON Feinberg & Durr exam, especially democracy outline

Carney, all pages above related to slo’s

choose / search  / 123/ 4/ 5/ all (Madison docs)

      

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