#0740 MW  9:35-11:00 a.m. in  B13                                                              Proquest                                                                           William Loiterman, Ph.D.

    #0744 MW  11:10-12:35 p.m. in B13                                                         Savethis.com                                                                            Political Science 1 (3 units) UC:CSU

    #0745 TTh  11:10-12:35 p.m. in B13                                         The Big Day - Super Tuesday                                                            SPRING, 2008, COURSE OUTLINE

    #0770 TTh  12:45-2:10 p.m. in B13                                                     Electoral College Map                                                           #3538 Th 3:30-6:40 p.m. in Bungalow 13

                                                                                         U.S.States—click one*                                                       REVISED 6 P.M., 2/19/08

 

  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

      edition, 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  Two small blank untorn “blue books” to be written in only during the class hour.

      REQUIRED PASSWORDS:  for current L. A. Times articles, sign up.  For free off-campus use of Proquest L.A. Times database, use LAHC login.

 

        93% A 370-400*

         (23-25) (46-50)

         80% B 320-369

         (20-22) (40-45)

        70% C+ 280-319

          (18-19) (35-40)

        70% C- 280-319 **

          (18-19) (35-40)

  50% D 200 **

 (13-17) (25-34)

1    Final exam             100 pts.

8    Quizzes A-L         200 pts.

3    Blue books              75 pts.

0    Carney quiz              0 pts.

1    Chapter 13              25 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE    400 pts.

  1  Final exam            100 pts.

11  Quizzes A-L        275 pts.

  1  Blue book              25 pts.

  0  Carney quiz             0 pts.

  0  Chapter 13               0 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE  400 pts.

  1  Final exam           100 pts.

11  Quizzes A-L       275 pts.

  1  Blue book             25 pts.

  0  Carney Quiz           0 pts.

  0  Chapter 13             0 pts.

TOTAL POSSIB     400 pts.

1    Final exam             100 pts.

10  Quizzes A-L         250 pts.

1    Blue book               25 pts

1    Carney quiz            25 pts.

0    Chapter 13               0 pts.

TOTAL POSSIBLE  400 pts.

   100 Final exam          

   250  Quizzes A-L     

    25  Blue book         

    25  Carney quiz

    0  Chapter 13         

   400  PTS. POSS.

 

*Note A:  To receive an A in class you MUST count your score       **Note C:  The online“Carney” quizzes and FP Scantron count ONLY toward a C in class.

on three blue books and the 50 question Chapter 13  quiz.                     Calculating your score with the “Carney” quiz and/or FP Scantron limits you to a C.

 

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

 OFFICE HOURS IN BUNGALOW 13 (or GC 201):  Mon 2:30-4:30, TTh 2:30-3:25 - Th 6:45–8:50 pm.  Messages, please use email to <loiterwl @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 a 5 part blue book journal written in class on a political event or other topics may replace a 25 point score in the class.

 ABSENCES:  students are responsible for dropping classes by Thursday, Feb. 28 (without a W) Thursday, May 1 (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, February 28, 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 1, may result in exclusion from the class.

  SCHEDULE OF 25 POINT QUIZZES —CARNEY AND “A” THROUGH “L” (ELEVEN + 1 BLBK ARE REQUIRED) / REQUIRED FINAL EXAM

 

Carney Pages and class

Student LearningOutcomes

Quiz/Exam

Date

Quizzes Pts./Letter

«SB» 25 Question Online Quizzes

and Blue Book written in class

OBJECTIVES

CH. SLO’s/Outlines

Items to the right are to prepare for the

blue book to be written in class by students seeking grades of B or A

 

 

 

See yellow Carney pages to the right for the Carney quiz on pages in Carney chapters 4 and 6 for a grade of no higher than a C in the course.

Wed 2/13, Th 2/14

 

 

 

 

 

Wed 2/13, Th 2/14

25-federalism-old

with local links

 

 

 

         or

25-Carney

chapter 4

and chapter 6  

08 Blue book: elections, federalism, separation of powers

Elections (elections study guide) (political dictionary)

charts--Levels A,B + and Branches X,Y,Z  -- page 838, ques. 1-52

(fill in) (PR) (yellow) (color charts) (party loyalty)

(lat state election results) (cnn map/polls) (green papers elect.facts)

                          OR

Carney, ch.4, CA demog groups, pp. 31-38

 AND Carney, ch. 6, party, pp. 47-52,

CA election map +

 Demographic Groups Chart, sheet 2, side 1, plus

 

 

2004/2000 elections/

Pres Selection chart-- printed

Carney, center of 35, 48 and 49 top in chapters 4 and 6

 

 

 

                    OR

 

Carney, chapter 10 for C

Wed 2/20, Th 2/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wed 2/20, Th 2/21

     25-A

 

 

 

 

          OR

 

Carney ch10

8---Elections (election study guide) (party loyalty) (270towin)

(bios, more, factmonster)(all future nom. contests)(political dict.)  

(percent of electors and of population) (fill in) (PR) (yellow)

(color charts) (cnn map/polls) (latimes state election results)

                        

                            OR

 

Carney, chapter 10, Local Government for C max.

2004/2000 elections/one vote

Pres Selection chart-- printed

 

 

 

California Counties

Los Angeles Cities

South Bay Calendar

(Carney pp, 31-38, chap. 4 and Carney pp. 47, 50,  in chap. 6)

Wed 2/27 Th 2/28

    25-B

7---Political Parties (party loyalty 1/2/3) (gitl party)

(minor party s.g.) (cp chart)(party g notes) (Jeff)(D/R)

Washington/Lincoln

2004 / 2000 election

Carney all of p. 45 in chap. 6

Wed 3/5, Th 3/6

    25-C

7---Interest Groups) (ig/pg s.g.)(an)(ross outl)(g out)

A-Z list/ topics list

(Carney 31-38 and 47, 50)

Wed 3/12, Th3/13

    25-D

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

Demographic groups

Carney 27-30, esp 29 ch 3 +

end of 52 and 59 on affirm act.

Wed3/19, Th 3/20

    25 E

4 and 5---Rights & Liberties (notes 4 & 13)

(court s.g.) (cases sg) (court defs) (juries) (g. notes)

Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka,KA

Carney pp.  69-76, chap 9 +

p. 47 #1 top, and p. 49 top on judicial elections, chap 6  

Wed 4/2, Th 4/3

    25 F

 

 

12---Judiciary (cases s.g.) (notes)  (court defs.)

(CA courts) (us courts) (triangles s.g) (juries)

(green 1) (green 2) (tan ) (understand) (green. notes)

(Marbury study guide) (Marbury v. Madison)  

Marburg v. Madison

William Marbury

John Marshall

James Madison

Carney 61-67, 77-78,chap. 9 + 36f; 43 on budget; 47 on Dem.

Wed 4/9, Th 4/10

   25-G

9—Congress (cartoons) (Q & A)(gray cong) (g notes)

Legislators—Congress, state outline

(bill to law process)

Practice #1/Practice #2

Carney 54-58 top, 60 list in chapter 7 + p. 67 end on veto

Wed 4/16, Th 4/17

   25-H

10—Pres. /Gov. / outline 10 (presoutl)(preslist)(case)

Pres Photos (823 fp)

Impeachment Q&A

Carney 58-59, ch 7+ 29 & 43

Wed 4/23,Th 4/24

   25 -I

11—Bureaucracy (practice 11) (b. list 1)  (b. list 2)

executive branch

(Medi-Cal in California = Medicaid in all other states)

 

Wed 4/30, Th 5/1

Wed 4/30 , Th 5/1

 25 points

 25-points

REQ. FOR A:  Chapter 13---Dom. Pol. (outl. 13) 

** FOR “C” ONLY-FOREIGN POLICY WWI,WWII, U.N. Permanent 5, Cold War  Mideast, Asia, Vietnam

bureaucracy

Presidents& for. policy

Democracy Outline

Carney pp. 3-5 incl. map, in chapter 1 and 33, 35 in ch. 4

Wed 5/7,Th 5/8

   25-J

 

14---Foreign Policy (pres. photos) (cold war)

(ch.15 glossary) (foreign policy lecture notes )

(foreign policy green notes)(fp notes) (rednotes)

World maps/ Countrywatch

contain s.g. / answers

Confed. States America map

Carney 24 top,ch. 2/ Junteenth

Wed 5/14, Th 5/15

   25-K

2---Constitution (five documents)  (doc sg)  (Jeffersn footnote) (Hanson) (Madison docs) (angels) (dates)

Washington/revolution

Lincoln/CWmap/4 doc

Carney23, 24,36, 40-42, 50-51

Wed 5/21, Th 5/22

   25-L

3 & 1 (pp. 15-16) Federalism  (dem by petition sg)

Democracy Outline

Dem by Petit’n quiz/carn 50-1

Dem. by Petition quiz answers

Tuesday, May 27 thru Mon., June 2

Final XY

Final Fein

FINAL EXAM X & Y esp. ch. 1 (p.15-16), 2 ,3

SCANTRON Feinberg & Durr exam, esp 2,3

Dates/Harman sg/4doc

Democracy Outline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carn chap. 2, pp. -20-21

To be arranged

To be arranged

U.S. Constitution / choose / search  / 123/ 4/ 5/ all

Washington/Lincoln

 

(Additional pages in SB:

   34 #3, #5 and pages 3-7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. B. Political Calendar/ BOOKMARKS /AD/SD/CD/ CA Sec. State / LAVote Net / District Maps / Glossary /

MY ZIP/ MY DISTRICTS / CA Bills/ U.S. STATES / BELIEFNET/WORLD MAPS / DICTIONARY / GLOSSARY / U.S. history / la times / pub agenda/ CA recall / CA Parties / Color Money / Rock Vote/ Politics 1 / One / 45th A.D. map / AUM / Cal Voter / VOTE-SMART / Smartvoter / Bensguide / ATLAS / TERMS / ETUDES/ Volunteer/

UFW / pesticides / health / stamp / hoe / Chavez tour / Chavez org / Chavez 1 / Chavez 2 / Chavez 3

LA TIMES PROQUEST SEARCH / WIKIPEDIA / NOVEMBER 7, 2006 CA ELECTIONS--AROUND THE CAPITOL /

 “NATIONAL CENTER” FOR THE PRESERVATION OF DEMOCRACY/ JAPANESE-AMERICAN NAT’L MUSEUM /

LAPL Aloud /Zocalo /501 Immigration Links

 

201.http://college.hmco.com/polisci/resources/us_map/students/index.html

202:http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/unitedstates.html

203 http://www.Congress.org/

204 http://www.smartvoter.org/

205 http://www.lavote.net/VOTER/PDFS/SCHEDULED_ELECTIONS_2007.pdf

206 http://notebook.lausd.net/portal/page?_pageid=33,123342&_dad=ptl&_schema=PTL_EP

207 http://www.march2007.info/

      #1 Scott-Hayes/Mato

      #3 Field/Essavi

      #5 Mercer/Rives

      #7 Furutani/Gurule

208 http://cityclerk.lacity.org/election/index.htm

209 http://cityclerk.lacity.org/election/pollworker_recruitment_brochure.pdf         

210 http://lacityneighborhoods.com/nc_database.htm  

211 http://lacityneighborhoods.com/Maps/LA%20City%20NCs%20Map%20&%20Legend.pdf

212 http://lacityneighborhoods.com/Maps/Planning%20Area%20Harbor.pdf

213 http://parc3.lacity.org/done/nc/maps.cfm?ncid=94&nc=NORTHWEST%20SAN%20PEDRO%20NEIGHBORHOOD%20COUNCIL

214 http://www.advanceproj.com/

215 http://www.lacity.org/

http://lacounty.info/map.pdf

http://www.carcd.org/wisp/countymap.htm

http://polscience.tripod.com/carney103.htm  

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE 185 (1 unit)

 

Begin by reading and understanding either of these two sources:

 

“Learn about the United States:  Quick Civics Lessons”

19 page booklet from U.S. Citizenship and immigration services

Available online by clicking the title.

 

National Government by Barbara Feinberg available

Los Angeles CITY Public Library (free library card for everyone in the world)

L. A. COUNTY Public Library (free library card for everyone in L. A. County)

  • through Amazon.com for the cost of shipping
  • in the Harbor College library for library use or $12.00/day

 

Also know the 50 states by using these sites

 

U.S. states named

 

U.S map quiz

 

Interactive us map

 

Weekly assignments will follow including Learning Express Library  and PLATO exercises