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Unformatted text preview: Norton website at: http://books.wwnorton.com/nortonebooks/BuyChoice.aspx?SiteId=ampolsy2_ebook NOTE: If you purchase a new hard copy of the textbook from the Coop, you will also receive a code to access the E- book for free. For information on Texas Government and Texas Politics, see: • http://texaspolitics.laits.utexas.edu/ All other course materials will be accessible through Modules (specifically, the Reading Assignments Module) on the course Canvas site, organized by due date, topic, and lecture. POLICY & PROCEDURES Thank You For Not ... 1. using profanity or any euphemisms for profanity 2. personally attacking other commenters 3. baiting other commenters 4. arguing for the sake of arguing 5. using hyperbole when something less will suffice 6. using sarcasm in a way that can be misinterpreted negatively 7. making the same point over and over again 8. typing "no- hitter" or "perfect game" to describe either in progress 9. being annoyed by the existence of this list 10. claiming your opinion isn't allowed when it's just being disagreed with 11. transmitting, copying, or otherwise distributing lecture material without our expressed written consent. STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Any disabled student may request appropriate academic accommodations from the office of Services for Students with Disabilities (471- 6259) or http://www.utexas.edu/diversity/ddce/ssd/. Those with documentation for accommodations should contact Dr. McDaniel at emcdaniel@austin.utexas.edu as soon as possible. DISHONESTY Incidents of cheating, plagiarism, and general academic dishonesty will be treated as per university guidelines. Please note the Honor Code of the University: http://registrar.utexas.edu/catalogs/gi09- 10/ch01/index.html INTERNET RESOURCES If you want to use the Internet to keep abreast of what’s happening in politics, we recommend the following sites: In addition, there are a number of web sites that will be useful for this course: Political News Sites cnn.com nytimes.com washingtonpost.com latimes.com onlinewsj.com realclearpolitics.com politico.com nationaljournal.com huffingtonpost.com Issues and the Basics vote- smart.org/index.htm kidsvotingusa.org/ Polling Information, Numbers and Analysis realclearpolitics.com/epolls/latest_polls/ huffingtonpost.com/news/pollster/ fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/ washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey- cage/jackman.stanford.edu/blog/ texaspolitics.laits.utexas.edu/11_1_0.html campaignsandelections.com/ ropercenter.uconn.edu/ (Roper Center archive) aapor.org/Home.htm (American Association of Public Opinion Research) pollingreport.com Exit Polls washingtonpost.com/wp- srv/special/politics/2012- exit- polls/ elections.nytimes.com/2012/results/president/exit- polls cnn.com/election/2012/results/race/president Advertising livingroomcandidate.movingimage.us/index.php nationaljou...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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