Your initial post should focus on your personal experience within the course over the past week and should prompt further discussion from your classmates.

  This discussion forum allows you the opportunity to explore topics that interest you and relate to the United States government and the political processes we are discussing. Within this forum, you will share critical insights and discuss questions and issues that we are studying, share your personal challenges and successes, and discuss any concepts… Continue reading Your initial post should focus on your personal experience within the course over the past week and should prompt further discussion from your classmates.

Do you have any helpful tips or ideas to help students better understand the material and course concepts?

  This discussion forum allows you the opportunity to explore topics that interest you and relate to United States government and the political processes we are discussing. Within this forum, you will share critical insights and discuss questions and issues that we are studying, share your personal challenges and successes, and discuss any concepts that… Continue reading Do you have any helpful tips or ideas to help students better understand the material and course concepts?

Your initial post should focus on your personal experience within the course over the past week and should prompt further discussion from your classmates.

  This discussion forum allows you the opportunity to explore topics that interest you and relate to United States government and the political processes we are discussing. Within this forum, you will share critical insights and discuss questions and issues that we are studying, share your personal challenges and successes, and discuss any concepts that… Continue reading Your initial post should focus on your personal experience within the course over the past week and should prompt further discussion from your classmates.

Discuss what federalism is and why it is important.

  Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion question, read Chapters 3 and 4 in American Government, and review the Week 2 Instructor Guidance. In addition, watch the videos provided on federalism: Quick Study of Federalism Part 1 (Links to an external site.), Quick Study of Federalism Part 2 (Links to an external site.), and Quick… Continue reading Discuss what federalism is and why it is important.

If you have questions or would like your instructor to approve your policy, please email them directly and/or discuss with your instructor and colleagues in the week 2 policy and your life discussion forum.

  Annotated Bibliography and Final Paper Pre-Planning This week, you will determine a policy for your Final Paper and begin your research regarding the policy of your choosing. It is important to remember that your paper should focus on a specific policy and that your paper will need to address the following components: Historical and… Continue reading If you have questions or would like your instructor to approve your policy, please email them directly and/or discuss with your instructor and colleagues in the week 2 policy and your life discussion forum.

Write: in your initial post, please fully and directly respond to the following:

  Prepare: Prior to writing your initial post, read Chapters 1 and 2 of American Government and review the Week 1 Instructor Guidance. Reflect: The U.S. Constitution is the cornerstone of our federal government. The Constitution establishes a basic operational framework that enables the three branches of government—executive, legislative, and judicial—to interact and function as a unit.… Continue reading Write: in your initial post, please fully and directly respond to the following:

Respond to peers: by day 7, respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial posts.

  Prepare: Prior to writing your initial post, read Chapters 1 and 2 of American Government and review the Week 1 Instructor Guidance. Reflect: The U.S. Constitution is the cornerstone of our federal government. The Constitution establishes a basic operational framework that enables the three branches of government—executive, legislative, and judicial—to interact and function as a unit.… Continue reading Respond to peers: by day 7, respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial posts.

What questions have arisen for you at this point?

  This discussion forum allows you the opportunity to explore topics that interest you and relate to United States government and the political processes we are discussing. Within this forum, you will share critical insights and discuss questions and issues that we are studying, share your personal challenges and successes, and discuss any concepts that… Continue reading What questions have arisen for you at this point?

In addition, read what are the arguments made in favor—and against—the electoral college? 

  ????Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion question, read Chapters 5 and 6 in American Government and review Week 3 Instructor Guidance. In addition, read What Are the Arguments Made in Favor—and Against—the Electoral College? (Links to an external site.), Stop Blaming the Electoral College (Links to an external site.), and “Swing States, the Winner-Take-All Electoral… Continue reading In addition, read what are the arguments made in favor—and against—the electoral college? 

What questions have arisen for you at this point?

  This discussion forum allows you the opportunity to explore topics that interest you and relate to the United States government and the political processes we are discussing. Within this forum, you will share critical insights and discuss questions and issues that we are studying, share your personal challenges and successes, and discuss any concepts… Continue reading What questions have arisen for you at this point?