Course Introduction

Course Introduction - n Class Participation: 10% n Book...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style PS 3013 Political Leadership Course Introduction
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Today’s Agenda n Introduce ourselves n approaches n Review course requirements
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Introductions n n What’s your major n Why you signed up
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Why A Course in Political  Leadership? n Exceptionally complex public problems n Fractured public institutions n Public sector choices matter more than ever n Leadership is the activating force in public  institutions n Leadership is the motivating force in public  issues n Outcomes depend upon leadership.
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Course Structure n Introduction to Political Leadership n Defining political leadership n Personal competencies for leadership n Executive Leadership n n Bureaucratic/military leadership n Legislative Leadership n Congress n State government n Local government
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Course Requirements
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Unformatted text preview: n Class Participation: 10% n Book Review: 15% n Leadership Lab Workbook: 20% n Team Leadership Biography Debate: 25% The Grading Scale Grade Grasp of Basic Facts Communication Development Understand-ing A Extensive Exceptionally clear Well explained Insightful B Substanti ally most Clear Fully explained Substantial C Many but not most Partially clear Key aspects explained General D Some Some clarity Some aspects explained Partial Course Business Practices n Engaged civility: Be hard on the issues and easy on ourselves. n Academic integrity is essential: University Honor Code n Produce professional products: Punctuation, grammar & formatting n Attend each class: -5 points off final grade for each unexcused absence more than 3. n Turn written testimony in on time: ½ grade...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course PS 3013 taught by Professor Emison during the Fall '08 term at Mississippi State.

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