LAW 101 :: Hawaii Legal System
Spring 2013 @Kapiolani CC

CRN: 33720
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Susan Jaworowski
susanjaw@hawaii.edu
(808) 734-9100 (Ph)
(808) 734-9147 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/20/2013 - 05/10/2013
Course Requirements: Prior to signing up for this class, students should self-assess themselves at http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/student/Self_Assessment.html to determine whether their study skills are compatible with a distance education course.

Upon registration, students should email the instructor (susanjaw@hawaii.edu) and include the phrase "LAW 101" in the subject line; check your UH email account regularly for announcements.
Course Prerequisites: Recommended Preparation:
Credit in or qualification for ENG 100 or ESL 100.
Course Description: LAW 101 provides a general perspective of the legal system and a specific knowledge of the present and potential role of the legal paraprofessional within that system. Students will be exposed to the operations and structures of the court system, administrative agencies, private law firms, public sector law offices, legal clinics and pre-paid legal plans. Significant consideration will be given to
legal ethics in evaluating what tasks, skills, and role are now and may in the future be fulfilled by the legal paraprofessional in each
legal area.

This LAW 101 class section (CRN: 33720) is conducted on the Internet via Laulima a private Facebook-type discussion forum.

It is set up in weekly modules and is not self-paced. Students are required to have access to a reliable computer with high-speed Internet connection and email. In addition, students should be able to open multi-media files. Visit the instructor's website at http://www2.hawaii.edu/~susanjaw/law101online to set up your computer appropriately. To be successful in this class, students should have basic computer skills to open, save, upload, and download files; basic knowledge of email and attachments; and basic understanding of navigating the WWW. One week prior to the start of the semester, students should log into http://laulima.hawaii.edu/ with their UH username and UH password to check for announcements from the instructor. For class information or other inquiries, contact the instructor via email (susanjaw@hawaii.edu) and include the phrase "LAW 101" in the subject line. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and email.
Textbooks: No Textbook required.
Technical Requirements: This class section, CRN 33720, is conducted on the Internet via Laulima. It is set up in weekly modules and is not self-paced. Students are required to have access to a reliable computer with high-speed Internet connection, access to Microsoft Word, access to the free Acrobat Reader, and email. In addition, students should be able to open multi-media files. Visit the instructor's website at
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~susanjaw/law101online for links to the types of files we will be using so that you will be to set up your computer appropriately.

To be successful in this class, students should have basic computer skills to open, save, upload and download files; basic knowledge of email and attachments; basic understanding of navigating the WWW; and a sprinkling of patience mixed in with a good attitude.

-For more information about Laulima please go to:
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/laulima_students.htm
Additional Notes: One week prior to the start of the semester, students should log into http://laulima.hawaii.edu/ with their UH username and UH password to check for announcements from the instructor. For class information or other
inquiries, contact the instructor via email (susanjaw@hawaii.edu) and include the phrase "LAW 101" in the subject line. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and email.
Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 15:08:24