POLS 130HCC-E :: HCC-E-Introduction to American Politics
Spring 2010 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 23186
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Larry Meacham
meacham@hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/11/2010 - 05/14/2010
Schedule Notes: This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.

Two quizzes and a final taken during testing hours at any community college. One 6-8 page paper.
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.




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. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

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: 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: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 16:29:48