Science or Cruelty?
Testing on live organisms
POLS- Summer 2014
Imagine living inside a sealed closet without any control over any quality of your life.
You cant choose when and what you eat, how you will spend y
American River College
Suggestions for the Current Event Papers
Follow all the directions exactly!
Be sure to format your paper correctly (headings, one inch margins on all sides,
12 point font size, paragraph & page l
How to Detect Bias in the News
At one time or other we all complain about "bias in the news." The fact is, despit
"objectivity," every news story is influenced by the attitudes and background of i
photographers and editors.
Not all bias is deliberate. But
Torey Van Oot
March 05, 2012 Page Unknown
Current Event Paper #2
ARC POLS 301 T & Th. 12:00
Thousands Rally for Higher Education Funding at Capitol
In the article from the Sacramento Bee, Thousands Rally for Higher Education Fund
Effective Note -Taking
Read Homework Assignments Before Attending Class: Reading
assignments prior to class enables a student to grasp the information that will
be presented during the lecture. Students will perform a lot better on exams if
Current Event Article Presentation Requirements:
(Be sure to cover all these points in your 2-4 minute presentation)
Title of Article (please write on board)
Source of the article (please write on board)
Author(s) of the article (please write on board)
Grading Rubric for Current Event Papers for American Government
Summary (score out of 6 points):
_ Why did author choose to write article?
(1) unanswered question=
_ What side was author on?
(2) unanswered questions= -3 points
Format for Current Event Papers
A copy of the article & the grading rubric must be stapled behind your
current event paper.
Name of Newspaper/Magazine
Name of Author(s) of Article
Date and Page of Article
Student Last Name, First Name
Current Event Paper
AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
POLS 301: INTRODUCTION TO UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
T & Th. 12:00 P.M. 1:20 P.M. DAVIES HALL 116
Instructor: Professor Sukkary
Voice mail: (916) 286-3691 ext. 12469
Office Hour: Thurs. 5:15 p
Why do we need e-mail etiquette?
1. Professionalism: A persons e-mail message says a lot about them. To be sure you
are perceived well and to maintain respect between yourself and the recipient(s), keep a
Anxiety and Memory
EVERYBODY has test anxiety, but having a little bit is good!
Bad anxiety= lack of sleep, higher heart rate, and/or memory loss
The biggest thing we do to make the anxiety worse is by NOT STUDYING ENOUGH.
Overcoming Test Anxiety
Order of Readings for Essentials of
American Government: A Custom Edition
Please find the correct order of readings from your Essentials of American Government :
A Custom Edition book below.
1) Your first reading will be pages 7-9 of the 2011 edition (Loc
Guide to Comments on Exams/Papers
Spell out this word
Capitalize this word
Avoid ending sentences with a preposition
Repetitive - Repeating information already given.
What can I do with a Major in Political Science?
Peace Corps/VISTA Worker
Careers in Political Science
A bachelor's degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state and
local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit associations
and organizations; campaign management and polli
THE ANNUAL BUDGET PROCESS
Departments review expenditure plans and annually prepare baseline
budgets to maintain existing level of services; they may prepare Budget
Change Proposals (BCPs) to change levels of service.
One Inch Bottom Margins
In Microsoft Word 2010, click on Page
Layout, Margins, and Custom Margins. Then,
set the bottom margins to .75. That should
produce exactly one inch margins at the
bottom. Also, students may try removing the
headers and footers (pa
The Development of Government in Ancient Greece
Noblemen of Athens, called the Eupatridae, abolish the hereditary monarchy
A centralized government develops in the city-states of Attica, centered in Athens.