2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Political Problems and Controversies (online)

Summer 2013 quarter

Jose Gomez constitutional law
Fields of Study
law and government policy, law and public policy and political science

This online program will use a point-counterpoint approach to examine key issues that motivate public policy but interminably divide Americans who support divergent values, goals and strategies. Topics will include government secrecy, civil liberties and security in wartime, same-sex marriage and adoptions, the death penalty, affirmative action, gun control, workfare as welfare reform, and privatization of public schools. It will be taught via the Internet through a virtual learning environment (Moodle) and a chat room for live webinars. There will be a one-time face-to-face orientation 7:00 to 9:30 pm on Monday, June 24. Contact instructor for alternate arrangements for the orientation.

Online Learning
Complete Online Learning
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Schedule Details
A one-time face-to-face orientation meeting will take place June 24, 7 - 9:30 pm. Remaining activity will be online.
Off Campus Location
All program activity except for the face-to-face orientation will be "off campus" since the program will be taught via the Internet (online).
Offered During
Day, Evening and Weekend