STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO's)

              

                                  LAHC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's) for all courses

                                                       

                                                         POLITICAL SCIENCE 001, LOITERMAN

                         "Educating for civic engagement at community, local, state, national and international levels

 

                                       STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES (8.3) 

 

      TO ALLOW THIS COURSE TO MEET THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT IN THE

      U.S. CONSTITUTION AND CALIFORNIA STATE AND LOCALGOVERNMENT, UPON COMPLETION

      OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

 

1.   Discuss the political philosophies of the framers of the United States Constitution.

 

2.   Discuss the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government and how each operates under the
      U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and interpreted.

 

3.   Explain the political processes that operate under the U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and
      interpreted, including parties, interest groups, the formation of public opinion and U.S. political culture, voting and
      other forms of political participation, nominations, political campaigns, the Electoral College, and the role of the
      media.

 

4.   Identify the rights and obligations of citizens in the political and legal system established by the
      U.S. Constitution

        

5.   Compare the nature and general principles of the U.S. Constitution with the California Constitution
      and their major provisions.

 

6.   Explain the nature and processes of California state and local government.

 

7.   Describe the relationship of state and local government and the federal government today and explain
      the resolution of conflicts that led to that relationship.


ADDITIONALLY UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

 

8.    Feel comfortable communicating the course material to others orally and in writing. 

 

9.    Use current events, political websites, visual materials, candidate debates and speeches by political
       officials to analyze and evaluate the U.S. democratic political system. 

 

10.  Communicate to others the procedures that must be followed to register to vote in the federal, state and local
       elections of Tuesday, March 7. April 4, April 18, May 16 and June 6, 2017, and to vote in person, by mail
       and through the military.

 

11.  Apply the elements of the policymaking process to issues involving the environment, healthcare,
      labor unions,
criminal justice, art, business and child development at different levels and branches of
      government.

 

12.  Demonstrate civic engagement by attending a meeting held by neighborhood groups, interest groups,
       a political party, a candidate, or a government agency.

 

13 .  Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear
        argument,
thesis or claim. The essay will:    

  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing
          skills

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be
          located and evaluated.

 

             LAHC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's) for all courses  





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  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skill

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.

 

             LAHC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's) for all courses   

 

 

                                         


































12. Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear argument, thesis or claim. The essay will:    

  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skill

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.



  


 

Do not use first or second person or include your name, date, class, title of paper, page numbers or additional spaces between paragraphs.


Do use double spacing with one inch margins and Times New Roman 12 point font, and follow the directions above from Student Learning Outcome #13

 









 

 























































                                                       POLITICAL SCIENCE 001, LOITERMAN

 

                               "Educating for civic engagement at local, state, national and international levels

 

                                       STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES (8.0) 

 

      TO ALLOW THIS COURSE TO MEET THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT IN THE

      U.S. CONSTITUTION AND CALIFORNIA STATE AND LOCALGOVERNMENT, UPON COMPLETION

      OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

 

1.   Discuss the political philosophies of the framers of the United States Constitution.

 

2.   Discuss the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government and how each operates under the

      U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and interpreted.

 

3.   Explain the political processes that operate under the U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and
      interpreted, including parties, interest groups, the formation of public opinion and U.S. political culture, voting and
      other forms of political participation, nominations, political campaigns, the Electoral College, and the role of the
media.

 

4.   Identify the rights and obligations of citizens in the political and legal system established by the U.S.
     Constitution

        

5.   Compare the nature and general principles of the U.S. Constitution with the California Constitution
      and their major provisions.

 

6.   Explain the nature and processes of California state and local government.

 

7.   Describe the relationship of state and local government and the federal government today and explain
      the resolution of conflicts that led to that relationship.


ADDITIONALLY UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

 

8.    Feel comfortable communicating the course material to others orally and in writing. 

 

9.    Use current events, political websites, visual materials, candidate debates and speeches by political

       officials to analyze and evaluate the U.S. democratic political system. 

 

10.  Communicate to others the procedures that must be followed to register to vote in the federal, state and local
       elections of Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, and to vote in person, by mail and through the military.

 

11.  Apply the elements of the policymaking process to issues involving the environment, healthcare,
      labor unions
  criminal justice, art, business and child development at different levels and branches of
      government.

 

12.  Demonstrate civic engagement by attending a meeting held by neighborhood groups, interest groups,
       a political party, a candidate, or a government agency.

 

13 . Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear
       argument,
thesis or claim. The essay will:    

  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skill

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.

 

             LAHC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's) for all courses   

 

 

                                         

































 POLITICAL SCIENCE 001, LOITERMAN

 

      "Educating for civic engagement at local, state, national and international levels

                                   

   STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES (7.2) 

 

      TO ALLOW THIS COURSE TO MEET THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT IN THE
      U.S. CONSTITUTION AND CALIFORNIA STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, UPON COMPLETION
      OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:


1.  Analyze the political philosophies of the framers and critics of the U.S. Constitution, its development, and the process of amending and interpreting the U.S and California constitutions.

2.  Evaluate the theory and practice of federalism and the contemporary operations of California state and local political institutions within the framework of federal-state relations.

3.  Identify and evaluate contemporary nongovernmental institutions and political processes in the U.S. and California that effect the operations of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.

4.  Explain the rights, liberties, and obligations of individuals as articulated in the U.S. Constitution and federal court decisions. 

5.  Analyze individual and group political behavior including voting, elections, interest group activity, political party affiliation, and the role of the media within the frameworks established by the U.S. and California constitutions.

6.  Examine the role of factors such as diversity, political culture, political socialization, and political ideologies in shaping the operations of public opinion and contemporary public policies concerning issues such as the environment, health care, labor unions, criminal justice, and education in the U.S. and California.

7.  Formulate a plan at the national, state, county, city, and/or community levels to effectively participate in the process of influencing policy on foreign, economic or domestic issues.


ADDITIONALLY, UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT
WILL BE ABLE TO:


8.  Feel comfortable communicating the course material to others orally and in writing

9.  Use current events, political websites, visual materials, candidate debates and speeches by political officials to analyze and evaluate the U.S. democratic political system. 

10. Communicate to others the procedures that must be followed to register to vote in the Tuesday, November 4, 2014, elections and to vote in person, by mail and through the military.

11. Demonstrate civic engagement by attending a meeting held by neighborhood groups, interest groups, a political party, a candidate, or a government agency.

12. Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear argument, thesis or claim. The essay will:    

  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skill

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.

 

             LAHC Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's) for all courses   

 

 

                                         

































 POLITICAL SCIENCE 001, LOITERMAN

 

      "Educating for civic engagement at local, state, national and international levels

                                   

   STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES (7.2) 

 

      TO ALLOW THIS COURSE TO MEET THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT IN THE
      U.S. CONSTITUTION AND CALIFORNIA STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, UPON COMPLETION
      OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:


1.  Analyze the political philosophies of the framers and critics of the U.S. Constitution, its development, and the process of amending and interpreting the U.S and California constitutions.

2.  Evaluate the theory and practice of federalism and the contemporary operations of California state and local political institutions within the framework of federal-state relations.

3.  Identify and evaluate contemporary nongovernmental institutions and political processes in the U.S. and California that effect the operations of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.

4.  Explain the rights, liberties, and obligations of individuals as articulated in the U.S. Constitution and federal court decisions. 

5.  Analyze individual and group political behavior including voting, elections, interest group activity, political party affiliation, and the role of the media within the frameworks established by the U.S. and California constitutions.

6.  Examine the role of factors such as diversity, political culture, political socialization, and political ideologies in shaping the operations of public opinion and contemporary public policies concerning issues such as the environment, health care, labor unions, criminal justice, and education in the U.S. and California.

7.  Formulate a plan at the national, state, county, city, and/or community levels to effectively participate in the process of influencing policy on foreign, economic or domestic issues.


ADDITIONALLY, UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT
WILL BE ABLE TO:


8.  Feel comfortable communicating the course material to others orally and in writing

9.  Use current events, political websites, visual materials, candidate debates and speeches by political officials to analyze and evaluate the U.S. democratic political system. 

10. Communicate to others the procedures that must be followed to register to vote in the Tuesday, November 4, 2014, elections and to vote in person, by mail and through the military.

11. Demonstrate civic engagement by attending a meeting held by neighborhood groups, interest groups, a political party, a candidate, or a government agency.

12. Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear argument, thesis or claim. The essay will:    

  provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.

  include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.

  use the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.

  use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skill

  avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and evaluated.



 









POLITICAL SCIENCE 001, LOITERMAN

 

                  "Educating for civic engagement at local, state, national and international levels

 

 

                                      STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES (6.88) 

 

      TO ALLOW THIS COURSE TO MEET THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT IN THE

      U.S. CONSTITUTION AND CALIFORNIA STATE AND LOCALGOVERNMENT, UPON COMPLETION

      OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

  

 

1.   Discuss the political philosophies of the framers of the United States Constitution.

 

2.   Discuss the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government and how each operates under the

      U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and interpreted.

 

3.   Explain the political processes that operate under the U.S. Constitution as it has been amended and interpreted,

      including parties, interest groups, the formation of public opinion and U.S. political culture, voting and other forms
      of political participation, nominations, political campaigns, the Electoral College, and the role of the media.

 

4.   Identify the rights and obligations of citizens in the political and legal system established by the

      U.S. Constitution.

     

5.   Compare the nature and general principles of the U.S. Constitution with the California Constitution
      and their major provisions.

 

6.   Explain the nature and processes of California state and local government.

 

7.   Describe the relationship of state and local government and the federal government today and explain the

      resolution of conflicts that led to that relationship.

 

 

ADDITIONALLY UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:

 

 

8.    Feel comfortable communicating the course material to others orally and in writing. 

 

9.    Use current events, political websites, visual materials, candidate debates and speeches by political

       officials to analyze and evaluate the U.S. democratic political system. 

 

10.  Communicate to others the procedures that must be followed to register to vote in the Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

       and, November 5,  2013, elections and to vote in person, by mail and through the military.

 

11.  Apply the elements of the policymaking process to issues involving the environment, healthcare, labor unions

       criminal justice, art, business and child development at different levels and branches of government.

 

12.  Demonstrate civic engagement by attending a meeting held by neighborhood groups, interest groups,  

       a political party, a candidate, or a government agency.

 

13.  Write a 500 word minimum (five paragraphs or more) essay in class that communicates a clear argument, thesis or claim. The essay will:          

 

 provide appropriate and convincing material to support the thesis, argument, or claim.
 
 include content appropriate to the assignment written with a clear pattern of organization.
 
 use appropriate language and the vocabulary of political science and other language appropriate to college.
 
 use sentences that demonstrate correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and other college writing skills
 
 avoid plagiarism by the use of sentences crediting four sources in a way that allows them to be located and  evaluated.  

 

Do not use first or second person or include your name, date, class, title of paper, page numbers or additional spaces between paragraphs.


Do use double spacing with one inch margins and Times New Roman 12 point font, and follow the directions above from Student Learning Outcome #13

 

 
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