Extra Credit Guidance, POL 1013 & POL 1133

Extra Credit Guidance, POL 1013 & POL 1133 - Guidance...

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Guidance on Extra Credit ‘Issue Papers’ for Follow this guidance closely if you want credit for your ‘extra credit’ issue papers…. . Issue Topics: , and write short summary or ‘issue papers’ about them. Papers may cover almost any subject as long as it deals with some aspect of government or politics. - Topics may come from newspapers or magazines, or from TV or internet news. ‘Issue papers’ must include your personal opinion, with rationale . - For POL # 1133, Texas Politics classes , the extra credit papers must have something to do with Texas politics, government, political issues or figures Format: In each paper you should: (1) identify your source(s) at the beginning of the paper (2) summarize the overall issue in the first paragraph or two of the issue; point out who wants what & why, and describe what the outcome might be if the issue is resolved one way versus another (4) very importantly, give your personal opinion regarding the issue, with rationale - You do not need to attach the article(s) to your paper, just identify the source. Length : Each extra credit paper should be 2 - 3 pages typed, double-spaced , (12 point font, with less than one inch margins), or 4 - 6 pages if (legibly) handwritten. - I will accept 4- 5 papers (on different topics) of 2-3 pages each , for a total of up to 10 pages (& 10 points). This allows you to raise one test grade by one full letter grade . - You do not have to complete all 10 pages; you may do any number of 2-3 page papers (1 point per page), up to write one ten page paper…. Credit : Extra credit points are based on (1) the issue topic selected , (2) your discussion of the issue, and (3) your personal opinion comments . - A ‘good’ issue topic
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POL 1133 taught by Professor Esparza during the Fall '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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Extra Credit Guidance, POL 1013 & POL 1133 - Guidance...

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