#0740 MW  9:35-11:00 a.m. in  NEAH 222/4                          Proquest                                                       William Loiterman, Ph.D.

    #0744 MW  11:10-12:35 p.m. in NEAH 222/4                      Savethis.com                                               Political Science 1 (3 units) UC:CSU

    #0745 TTh  11:10-12:35 p.m. in NEAH 222/4         Google:  politicalscience001                          SPRING, 2009, COURSE OUTLINE

#0770 TTh  12:45-2:10 p.m. in NEAH 222/4   sites.google.com/site/politicalscience001        #3538 Th 3:30-6:40 p.m. in NEAH 222/4 

 

Daily tasks | Issues | Concepts | Dates to memorize | Online resources, maps for the class |Other class materials | Play/Explore

 

 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, 13th edition, 2nd printing South Gate:  Consensus Pub., 2008 [1-879861-26-7] $9.00, LAHC Bookstore

      REQUIRED  One large blank untorn “blue book” to be written in primarily during the class hour.

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

 OFFICE HOURS IN NEAH 179 (or NEAH 222/24): Mon 2:30-4:30, TTh 2:30-3:25 Th 6:45–8:50 pm. Messages, please use email to <loiterw@lahc.edu>

 MAKE-UP QUIZZES:  all students must take 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 5 part blue book 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 5 (without a W) Thursday, May 7 (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 5, 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 7, may result in exclusion from the class.

 

 

            93%  A  370-400*

               (23 out of 25)

         80%  B  320-369

           (23 out of 25)

        70%  C+  280-319

             (23 out of 25)

            70%  C-  280-319 **

                 (23 out of 25)

      50%  D  200 **

      (23 out of 25)

1    Final exam           100 pts.

9    Quizzes                225 pts.

2    Bl bk essays           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  Bl bk essay            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   Bl bk essay              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   Bl bk essay                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  Bl bk essay  25 pts.

   1 Carn. ch.4, 6 25 pts.

   0 Chapter 13      0 pts

TOTAL POSS. 400 pts

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 *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.

 

SCHEDULE OF 25 POINT QUIZZES:  CARNEY CH. 10 + “A” THROUGH “L” (ELEVEN + 1 BLBK ARE REQUIRED)+REQUIRED FINAL EXAM

Quiz

Ltr

        SB Chapters, Pages, Links, Topics

             Carney Chapters, Pages

W Feb. 19

Th Feb. 19

LG

 

Local Government, introduction, federalism 1 , 2 /chap. outlines/slo’s

·          Local Decision-Making, Carney, ch 10

·          Proposition 13, Carney, ch. 5

(Federalism: SB Ch. 2, p. 34 #5 and  SB Ch 3, pp. 47 end – 48 top)

 

Carney ch. 10, pp. 78-82

Carney ch. 5, pp. 40-44,+ ch. 4, p.36  

Wed 2/25 Th 2/26

A

 

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, 31-38 / Carney ch. 6,pp. 47, 50)

Wed 3/4 Th 3/5

B

 

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

Carney ch. 6, p. 45 complete

Wed 3/11 Th 3/12

C

 

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, 31-38 / Carney ch. 6,  pp. 47, 50)

Wed 3/18 Th 3/19

D

 

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, pp.  35 / ch. 6,  48 center and 49  top

Wed 3/25 Th 3/26

E

 

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. 27-30, especially 29 +

p. 52 end on English , p. 59 on affirmative action

 

Wed 4/1 Th 4/2

F

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. 69-76

Carney ch. 6, pp. 47 #1 and 49 top

Wed 4/15 Th 4/16

G

 

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. 61-67 +

p. 36 images,  p. 43 on budget; p. 47 on  Democrats

Wed 4/22 Th 4/23

H

 

SB10---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.  54-58 top, 60 list

Carney ch. 8, p. 67 end on veto and item veto

Wed 4/29 Th 4/30

I

 

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. 58-59

Carney ch. 3, p. 29 on ALRB + p. 43 Dept. Finance

Wed 5/6, Th 5/7

DP

FP

REQ. FOR A:  Chapter 13, 317-338 #9---Dom. Pol. (outl. 13) 

** OR FOR “C” ONLY-FOREIGN POLICY, SB 14, pp. 359-366 #6-#9  

(WWI,WWII U.N. Perman’t 5. Cold War  Mideast

Wed5/13 Th 5/14

J

 

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

Carney ch. 1, pp. 3-5 including map

Carney ch. 4, pp. 33 on ports and p. 35 NAFTA

Wed 5/20 Th 5/21

K

 

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

Carney, ch. 2, p. 24 top to for ten similarities

between California and U.S. Constitutions

Wed 5/27 Th 5/28

L

 

SB 3 & 1 (pp. 3-7) Federalism (dem by petition sg) (angels)(Constitut.) 46-53 center, 54-62 top, 66-67 +  41 end and 220 center-222 top 

Carney, ch. 2, pp.23-24 +

pp. 36, 40-42,  and 50-51 on democracy by petition

Tu, 6/2--  M 6/8

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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