Participation: Each week students are required to make one substantive post and one response to another student on the class blog (professorcrain.org) under DeAnza, Poli 1 & the specific week. Each student must post by Wednesday of that week and reply to their classmates by Friday of each week.
These posts should highlight one of the three prompts below:
1) summary of lecture with critical thinking questions (150 words)
2) media (newspaper articles or relevant videos) and a 150 word description of its relevancy to the reading and/or lecture (cover two major ideas)
3) 2-3-minute video logs on your perspectives in the knowledge gained from lecture /reading material
Monday - Class canceled
Article to read that would have been lectured on
JP Morgan May Escape Criminal Charges for $13 Billion
Affirmative Action is constitutional (example of a social policy that has been under judicial review in many states and federally)
FDRs New Deal and Federal Stimulus packages
Watch : The Story of Stuff
YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM
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