Politics in the Era of Global Pandemic: A Survey Course for Everyone

December 4, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is a global event unlike any other experienced in the contemporary era. It’s size, scope, reach, and implications are enormous, ongoing, and unequal. Outcomes—from how people all over the world will live their daily lives to whether

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Will the Pandemic Weaken the Union to the Point of Collapse?

May 13, 2020

Over the past 20 years, I’ve taught thousands of students a particular narrative about how the US government formed—American colonists established mechanisms in the Constitution to help them solve significant collective action problemsIt’s worth remembering that

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Moving Online in a Hurry

March 30, 2020

Cammy Shay, PhD, Chair of the Government Department at Houston Community College

The Scene

A pandemic sweeps the country, and you find yourself transitioning to an online learning management system when for half a semester, your classes met on campus. …

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Civic Action Projects for Your 100% Online (Covid-19 Adapted) Courses

March 25, 2020

Elizabeth Bennion, PhD, Professor of Political Science at Indiana University South Bend


Can civic literacy and engagement be promoted in 100% online courses, even in the midst of a social distancing campaign that requires students to stay largely confined to

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