AMST 201 :: American Experience: Institutions & Movements
Spring 2013 @UH Manoa Outreach

CRN: 3065 (W)
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Valerie Lo
Course URL:
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/28/2013 - 05/10/2013
Schedule Notes: This is an online course offered via Laulima. After registering for the course, students may access the class at Students are required to use their UH account ( for the duration of the course.
Course Description: Interdisciplinary course that examines diversity and changes in American values and institutions -- political, economic, legal, and social.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the UH Manoa bookstore or ordered online at 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

Fine and Turner, Whispers on the Color Line: Rumor and Race in America
Ellis, Aliens, Ghosts, and Cults: Legends We Live
Pike, Earthly Bodies, Magical Selves: Contemporary Pagans and the Search for Community
Fadiman, the Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Covington, Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redepmption in Southern Appalachia
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:

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:
Additional Notes: Tuition for extension term classes is charged per credit and is NOT included in Fall/Spring semester tuition. Students receiving UH Manoa financial aid should contact Financial Aid Services (808-956-7251 or before registering for extension term classes to assure that their financial aid package will cover these classes.
Updated: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 17:55:16