First Day Slides - Introduction to American and Texas...

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Introduction to American and Texas Government GOV 310L Professor Stephen Jessee Teaching Assistants: Luis Camacho Matthew Vandenbroek
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Professor Stephen Jessee Office: 4.128 Batts Office Hours : Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm Phone: 232-7282 e-mail: sjessee@mail.utexas.edu
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Teaching Assistants Luis Camacho Office Hours : Tues, Wed, Thurs 10:30-11:30 Location: Batts 1.118 Lcamacho@gov.utexas.edu Matthew Vandenbroek Office Hours : Tues,Thurs 1:30-3:00 Location: Batts 1.118 Lmvandenbroek@mail.utexas.edu
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Course Description This course is designed to provide an introduction to the processes and issues of United States and Texas government. The course will cover the relevant institutions in the development of the governmental process as well as discuss the role of the citizens in shaping our government.
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The REQUIRED textbooks for this course are: Fiorina, Peterson, Johnson and Mayer The New American Democracy (5 th Edition) Ladd and Serrow The Lanahan Readings in the American Polity (4th Edition)
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Three Exams: Worth 30% Each The exams will consist of: Multiple Choice Short Answer/Define Terms Short Essay There will be no make ups for an exam unless you have an excused absence. The exams will not be cumulative and there will not be a final exam.
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The last 10% of the course grade is based on participation and attendance. I reserve the right to give random unannounced quizzes during the class. If given, these quizzes will form a part of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Summer '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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