POLS 130 :: Introduction to American Politics
Fall 2013 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 21090
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Larry Meacham
meacham@hawaii.edu
(808) 845-9161 (Ph)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/20/2013
Schedule Notes: This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site.
Course Requirements: Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the class is
<https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal>.

Two quizzes and a final exam are taken at the exam proctoring centers in the community colleges. One 5-page paper.




Course Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Placement in English
22/60.
Course Description: American political processes and government institutions, includingt the Constitution, civil liberties and civil rights, the media, political parties, elections, the Congress, the presidency, the courts, political economy and foreign policy.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Honolulu CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/hcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS

Technical Requirements: The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime.
Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563
Additional Notes: This course satisfies the HCC-E focus requirement.

http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/student/

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/webctfacultysupport/laulimastudentorientation/
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/webct_studentfaq.htm
https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal/site/!gateway/page/83b830e4-c4e8-4956-802c-d15534187267
Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013 01:10:45