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How the U.S. Government Works & How to Get Involved

Teacher

Lynn Ross

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$Free: Add a Verified Certificate for $49 USD
https://www.edx.org/course/how-the-us-government-works-how-to-get-involved

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NYR

Duration

6 Weeks

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Module Type

On demand video

By successfully completing this course you will be able to: Explain the structure and responsibilities of the executive branch Describe the leadership structure, committee structure, and legislative process of the legislative branch Articulate the purpose, structure, operations, and political nature of the federal judiciary Explain the purpose of interest groups, describe how to join an interest group, and discuss the responsibilities associated with being a member of an interest group Discuss legal and economic issues surrounding the news media, explain the newsmaking process, and assess the legitimacy of news organizations and the reliability of information sources Demonstrate how to get involved with the U.S. government and how to implement strategies to influence the newsmaking process

Instructors

Lynn Ross|Anne Cammisa|Mark Rom

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