U. S. Government
These media-rich courses guide students through the origins and evolution of the U.S. political system, the U.S. constitution, the growth of political systems, federalism, political parties and campaigns, civil liberties, human rights and the role of government in an ever-shrinking world. Lesson elements are focused on helping students understand how participation in the political process affects their lives.
The courses introduce an exclusive course concept: "Virtual Roundtables." This thematic series of short, issue-oriented documentaries confronts students with a variety of competing political ideas and values.
Each lesson in Online U.S. Government incorporates instructional strategies and materials that require students to be active learners. A variety of concise lesson outlines, lesson guides and interactive exercises may be easily formatted to fit an instructor's objectives and preferences.
Lesson elements include lesson summaries, interactive activities, integrated videos, discussion board questions, self-assessment progress checks, course glossary, resources and a faculty guide.
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